Higashi-ku, Sakai

Higashi-ku (東区) is a ward of the city of Sakai in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The ward has an area of 10.48 km² and a population of 85,263. The population density is 8,136 per square kilometer.[1] The name means "East Ward."

The wards of Sakai were established when Sakai became a city designated by government ordinance on April 1, 2006.


  1. 東区役所のホームページ : 堺市ホームページ (Ward office official home page) (Retrieved on June 23, 2009)

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