Nisshin (日進市, Nisshin-shi) is a city in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. As of 1 October 2019[update], the city had an estimated population of 91,795 in 37,398 households, and a population density of 2,629 persons per km². The total area of the city was 34.91 square kilometres (13.48 sq mi).
Location of Nisshin in Aichi Prefecture
|• Mayor||Kozo Hagino (since July 2007)|
|• Total||34.91 km2 (13.48 sq mi)|
(October 1, 2019)
|• Density||2,600/km2 (6,800/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)|
|Address||268 Kanikochō Ikeshita, Nisshin-shi, Aichi-ken 470-0192|
Nisshin is located the flatlands of central Aichi Prefecture, and is bordered by the metropolis of Nagoya to the west.
- Aichi Prefecture
Per Japanese census data, the population of Nisshin has been grown at a rapid pace over the past 50 years.
The city has a climate characterized by hot and humid summers, and relatively mild winters (Köppen climate classification Cfa). The average annual temperature in Nisshin is 15.7 °C. The average annual rainfall is 1603 mm with September as the wettest month. The temperatures are highest on average in August, at around 28.0 °C, and lowest in January, at around 4.1 °C.
With the establishment of the modern municipalities system on October 1, 1889, the villages of Iwasaki, Shiroyama and Kaguyama were created within Aichi District of Aichi Prefecture. These three villages merged on May 10, 1906 to create the village of Nisshin. The village was named after the Imperial Japanese Navy cruiser Nisshin, which became famous during the Russo-Japanese War. Nisshin became a town on January 1, 1951 and was elevated to city status on October 1, 1994.
Nisshin has a mayor-council form of government with a directly elected mayor and a unicameral city legislature of 20 members. The city contributes two members to the Aichi Prefectural Assembly. In terms of national politics, the city is part of Aichi District 7 of the lower house of the Diet of Japan.
- Aichi Gakuin University – Nisshin campus
- Aichi Toho University - Nisshin ground
- Nagoya University of Arts and Sciences
- Nagoya University of Commerce & Business
- Nagoya University of Foreign Studies
- Sugiyama Jogakuen University – Nisshin campus
- Meijo University - Nisshin campus (Nisshin ground)
Primary and secondary educationEdit
- Nisshin has nine public elementary schools and four public middle schools operated by the city government and two public high schools operated by the Aichi Prefectural Board of Education. There is also one private high school.
Sister city relationsEdit
- Historic sites
- Ruins of Iwasaki Castle
- Myousen-ji temple]
- Hakusan-gu shrine
- Old Ichikawa House
- Aichi Pond
- Aichi Ranch
Notable people from NisshinEdit
This section does not cite any sources. (December 2014) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Nisshin, Aichi.|
- Official website (in Japanese)