Sori Greenery & Flora Fureai Park
Location of Chita in Aichi Prefecture
|• Mayor||Isao Kato|
|• Total||45.76 km2 (17.67 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,850/km2 (4,800/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)|
|- Tree||Myrica rubra|
|Address||1-banchi Midori-cho, Chita-shi, Aichi-ken 478-8601|
As of 2011[update], the town had an estimated population of 84,598 and a population density of 1850 persons per km². The total area is 45.76 km².
The town of Chita was established on April 1, 1955 by the merger of the former towns of Okada, Asahi and Yawata. Chita was elevated to city status on September 1, 1970.
Chita has a strong industrial base along its coastline, with electrical power plants, chemical and petrochemical plants and refineries predominating. The interior remains agricultural, with crops including Petasites japonicus and onions, although most agriculture is dependent on irrigation.
- Meitetsu Tokoname Line
- Meitetsu Kōwa Line
Sister city relationsEdit
- – Chita, Zabaykalsky Krai, Russia
- Shin Maiko Marine Park
- Sori Greenery and Fureai Park