Naka-ku, Hamamatsu

Naka Ward

Naka Ward Office

Location of Naka-ku in Shizuoka


Coordinates: 34°42′38.9″N 137°43′33.9″E / 34.710806°N 137.726083°E / 34.710806; 137.726083Coordinates: 34°42′38.9″N 137°43′33.9″E / 34.710806°N 137.726083°E / 34.710806; 137.726083
Country Japan
Region Chūbu
Prefecture Shizuoka
City Hamamatsu
  Total 44.23 km2 (17.08 sq mi)
Population (July 1, 2012)
  Total 236,896
  Density 5,360/km2 (13,900/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Phone number 053-457-2111
Address 103-2 Motoshiro-cho, Naka-ku, Hamamatsu-shi, Shizuoka-ken 430-8652

Naka-ku (中区 Naka-ku) is one of seven wards of Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan, located in the central part of the city. It encompasses the site of Hamamatsu Castle and Hamamatsu Station, the central business district and a number of high density residential areas. Although its area is the smallest of the seven wards of Hamamatsu, it has the largest population. It is bordered by Higashi-ku, Kita-ku, Minami-ku, and Nishi-ku.

Naka-ku was created on April 1, 2007 when Hamamatsu became a city designated by government ordinance (a "designated city").


Seien Girls' High School is located in the area.

International schools:


Hamamatsu Photonics, a global manufacturer of optoelectronic components and systems is headquartered in the wrad.[2]


  1. "Escolas Brasileiras Homologadas no Japão" (Archive). Embassy of Brazil in Tokyo. Retrieved on October 13, 2015.
  2. "Headquarters." Hamamatsu Photonics. Retrieved on February 17, 2015.
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