Kasuga, Fukuoka


Kasuga city hall

Location of Kasuga in Fukuoka Prefecture

Location in Japan

Coordinates: 33°32′N 130°28′E / 33.533°N 130.467°E / 33.533; 130.467Coordinates: 33°32′N 130°28′E / 33.533°N 130.467°E / 33.533; 130.467
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Fukuoka Prefecture
  Mayor Sumikazu Inoue
  Total 14.15 km2 (5.46 sq mi)
Population (August 31, 2016)
  Total 112,894
  Density 7,978.37/km2 (20,663.9/sq mi)
  Tree Nagi (Nageia nagi)
  Flower Lily
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 3-1-5, Haramachi, Kasuga-shi, Fukuoka-ken
Website www.city.kasuga.fukuoka.jp

Kasuga (春日市 Kasuga-shi) is a city located in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.

As of August 31, 2016, the city has an estimated population of 112,894 and a population density of 7,978.37 persons per km². The total area is 14.15 km².

The city was founded on April 1, 1972. It is directly south of Fukuoka City, and west of Onojo. It also has a border with Nakagawa. Kasuga station is on the JR Kagoshima Main Line, while Kasugabaru Station is on the Nishitetsu Tenjin Ōmuta Line. The Hakata-Minami Line also terminates here.

The Japan Air Self-Defense Force has its western regional headquarters here. There is a Seiyu mall, and several large parks. Kasuga Park has a baseball stadium, a football stadium, tennis courts, and a children's playground with a large jungle gym. Shirozu Park has a children's adventure playground and a large lake. There are also several reservoirs in the area.

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