柏市 (Kashiwa)

Orientation & Geography

Kashiwa (柏市, Kashiwa-shi) is a city located in northern Chiba Prefecture, Japan. As of February 2011, the city had an estimated population of 404,820 and a population density of 3520 persons per km². The total area was 114.90 km². The name Kashiwa is said to originate from "kashiba" wharf in old Japanese.. Kashiwa is home to a professional football team, Kashiwa Reysol.