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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).

Nisshin

日進市
Iwasaki Castle
Iwasaki Castle
Flag of Nisshin
Flag
Official seal of Nisshin
Seal
Location of Nisshin in Aichi Prefecture
Location of Nisshin in Aichi Prefecture
Nisshin is located in Japan
Nisshin
Nisshin
 
Coordinates: 35°07′55.1″N 137°02′22″E / 35.131972°N 137.03944°E / 35.131972; 137.03944Coordinates: 35°07′55.1″N 137°02′22″E / 35.131972°N 137.03944°E / 35.131972; 137.03944
CountryJapan
RegionChūbu (Tōkai)
PrefectureAichi Prefecture
Government
 • MayorKozo Hagino (since July 2007)
Area
 • Total34.91 km2 (13.48 sq mi)
Population
 (May 2015)
 • Total89,293
 • Density2,560/km2 (6,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
- TreeOsmanthus
- FlowerHydrangea
Phone number0561-73-2111
Address268 Kanikochō Ikeshita, Nisshin-shi, Aichi-ken 470-0192
WebsiteOfficial website
Skyline of Nisshin City(AkaikeTown)

GeographyEdit

Nisshin is located the flatlands of central Aichi Prefecture, and is bordered by the metropolis of Nagoya to the west.

Neighboring municipalitiesEdit

Aichi Prefecture

HistoryEdit

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.

TransportationEdit

EducationEdit

UniversityEdit

SchoolEdit

  • Nisshin has nine elementary schools, four middle schools and two public and one private high school.

Sister city relationsEdit

Local attractionsEdit

 
Nisshin City hall

Tourist attractionEdit

Historic site
Park

Notable people from NisshinEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

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