Kasuga city hall
Location of Kasuga in Fukuoka Prefecture
Location in Japan
|Coordinates: 33°32′N 130°28′E / 33.533°N 130.467°ECoordinates: 33°32′N 130°28′E / 33.533°N 130.467°E|
|• Mayor||Sumikazu Inoue|
|• Total||14.15 km2 (5.46 sq mi)|
|Population (August 31, 2016)|
|• Density||7,978.37/km2 (20,663.9/sq mi)|
|• Tree||Nagi (Nageia nagi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|City hall address||
3-1-5, Haramachi, Kasuga-shi, Fukuoka-ken|
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.