Nakano ( is ane o the 中野区 Nakano-ku) 23 special wairds o Tokyo, Japan.
As o 1 Aprile 2011, the waird haes an estimatit
population o 311,690 wi a hoosehauld number o 176,936 an a density o 19,992.94 persons per km². The total aurie is 15.59 km².
Five special wairds surroond Nakano:
Shinjuku, Suginami, Nerima, Shibuya, an Toshima. It lees juist wast o the bustlin Shinjuku aurie.
Rivers include the
Kanda, Myosho-ji an Zenpuku-ji Rivers, an the Aratama Watterwa.
The waird wis foondit on 1 October 1932 when the touns o Nogata an Nakano wur absorbit intae the umwhile
Tokyo Ceety as Nakano Waird. The present admeenistration dates frae 15 March 1947 when the Alleed occupation reformit the admeenistration o Tokyo-to.
Ōta Dōkan defeatit Toshima Yasutsune in a battle here. 1606: The Naruki Kaidō, predecessor of today's Ōme Kaidō (a road to
Ōme) was established. 1695: In connection with the
Shorui Awaremi no Rei (a law for the protection of animals), a facility for keeping wild dogs opened. 1871: The twelve villages that comprise present-day Nakano became part of Tokyo Prefecture.
Kofu Railway opens. The forerunner o the day's Chūō Main Line included a station at Nakano en route frae Shinjuku tae Hachioji. 1897: Nakano becomes a veelage.
Tokyo Ceety expands to encompass the district that included Nakano. 1943: With the abolition of Tokyo City, Nakano becomes part of Tokyo-to.
1947: Nakano becomes ane o the special wairds unner the new seestem.
1961: The Tokyo subway seestem extends tae Nakano.
1973: Construction o Nakano Sun Plaza near
Nakano Station reaches completion.
Public elementary an middle schuils are operatit bi the
Nakano Ceety Buird o Education. Public heich schuils are operatit bi the Tokyo Metropolitan Govrenment Buird o Education.
Nakano Ward is servit bi the
JR East Chūō an Sobu lines, the Seibu Shinjuku Line, the Tokyo Metro Tozai an Marunouchi subway lines, an the Toei Oedo subway line.
JR Chūō Main Line:
Higashi Nakano, Nakano Stations Seibu Shinjuku Line:
Arai Yakushi-mae, Numabukuro, Nogata, Toritsu Kasei, Saginomiya Stations Tokyo Metro
Shin Nakano, Nakano Sakaue Stations
Honancho Branch Line: Nakano Fujimicho, Nakano Shimbashi, Nakano Sakaue Stations
Tozai Line: Nakano, Ochiai (although the station is in Shinjuku, some entrances are in Nakano) Stations
Toei Oedo Line: Nakano Sakaue, Higashi Nakano, Shin-ekoda Stations
Naitional Routes 4, 5, 8, 14 an 25, amang ithers, serve Nakano.