Nisshin (日進市 Nisshin-shi) is a city in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. As of May 2015, the city had an estimated population of 89,293 and a population density of 2,560 persons per km². The total area 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)|
|• Density||2,560/km2 (6,600/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
The village of Nisshin was created within Aichi District on May 10, 1906 through the merger of the hamlets of Iwasaki, Shiroyama and Kaguyama. The town 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.
- Tōmei Expressway - Togo Parking Area
- Nagoya-Seto Expressway
Japan National RouteEdit
- 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)
- Nisshin has nine elementary schools, four middle schools and two public and one private high school.
Sister city relationsEdit
- Historic site
Notable people from NisshinEdit
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