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Komaki (小牧市, Komaki-shi) is a city located in Aichi Prefecture, Japan.

Komaki

小牧市
Komakiyama.JPG
Mount Komaki from Mount Miroku.jpg
Upper stage:Komaki Castle
Lower stage:Komaki Skyline
Flag of Komaki
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Official seal of Komaki
Seal
Location of Komaki in Aichi Prefecture
Location of Komaki in Aichi Prefecture
Komaki is located in Japan
Komaki
Komaki
 
Coordinates: 35°17′27.6″N 136°54′43.6″E / 35.291000°N 136.912111°E / 35.291000; 136.912111Coordinates: 35°17′27.6″N 136°54′43.6″E / 35.291000°N 136.912111°E / 35.291000; 136.912111
CountryJapan
RegionChūbu (Tōkai)
PrefectureAichi Prefecture
Government
 • - MayorNaoteru Nakano
Area
 • Total62.81 km2 (24.25 sq mi)
Population
 (May 2015)
 • Total147,149
 • Density2,340/km2 (6,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
- TreeTabunoki (Machilus thunbergii)
- FlowerAzalea
Phone number0568-72-2101
Address1-1 Horinouchi, Komaki-shi, Aichi-ken 485-8650
WebsiteOfficial website

As of May 2015, the city had an estimated population of 147,149 and a population density of 2,340 persons per km2. The total area was 62.82 square kilometres (24.25 sq mi).

It is commonly associated with the former Nagoya Airport, which is located between Komaki and neighboring Kasugai.

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GeographyEdit

Komaki is located in west-central Aichi Prefecture, north of the Nagoya metropolis.

Surrounding municipalitiesEdit

HistoryEdit

During the Sengoku period, the area surrounding Mount Komaki was the site of the Battle of Komaki and Nagakute in 1584. It was part of the holdings of Owari Domain during the Edo period. During the Meiji period, the area was organized into villages under Higashikasugai District, Aichi. Komaki was proclaimed a town on July 16, 1906. Komaki was raised to city status on January 1, 1955, after merging with the village of Kitasato in Nishikasugai District, Aichi.

EconomyEdit

Sumitomo Riko (Previously known as Tokai Gomme), a global rubber and synthetic resin products manufacturing company, whose automotive anti-vibration components hold the largest global market share, has its headquarters in the city.[1] Komaki's GDP per capita (Nominal) was $48,773 in 2014.($1=\120.13)[2][3]

TransportationEdit

AirportsEdit

RailwaysEdit

ExpresswaysEdit

Highways
Urban Expressways (Japan)

Japan National RouteEdit

EducationEdit

University
School
  • Komaki has 16 elementary schools, nine middle schools and four high schools
International School

Sister citiesEdit

Each year, Wyandotte and Komaki have an exchange student program, allowing students to be hosted by a family in the other city.

Local attractionsEdit

 
Komaki City hall
 
Komaki Central Public Hall

Tourist attractionEdit

Historic site
Park
  • Menard Art Museum
  • Shimin Shiki no Mori
  • Komaki Municipal Baseball Stadium
  • Park Arena Komaki

FestivalEdit

Noted people from KomakiEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Domestic production and sales bases." Sumitomo Riko. Retrieved on January 28, 2015.
  2. ^ "市民所得" (PDF).
  3. ^ "Komaki Population(December 2014)".
  4. ^ "Escolas Brasileiras Homologadas no Japão" (Archive). Embassy of Brazil in Tokyo. February 7, 2008. Retrieved on October 13, 2015.
  5. ^ "US-Japan Sister Cities by State". Asia Matters for America. Honolulu, HI: East-West Center. Retrieved 20 November 2015.
  6. ^ "International Exchange". List of Affiliation Partners within Prefectures. Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR). Archived from the original on 24 December 2015. Retrieved 21 November 2015.

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