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Tōkai (東海市, Tōkai-shi) is a city located in Aichi Prefecture, Japan.

Tōkai

東海市
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View from Futamurayama Observation Deck (Winter)1, Toyoake 2010.JPG
Upper stage:Amida Buddha(Shurakuen Park)
Lower stage:Nagoya iron and steel works
Flag of Tōkai
Flag
Official seal of Tōkai
Seal
Location of Tōkai in Aichi Prefecture
Location of Tōkai in Aichi Prefecture
Tōkai is located in Kansai region
Tōkai
Tōkai
Location in the Kansai region
Tōkai is located in Japan
Tōkai
Tōkai
 
Coordinates: 35°01′23″N 136°54′7.9″E / 35.02306°N 136.902194°E / 35.02306; 136.902194Coordinates: 35°01′23″N 136°54′7.9″E / 35.02306°N 136.902194°E / 35.02306; 136.902194
CountryJapan
RegionChūbu (Tōkai)
PrefectureAichi Prefecture
Government
 • MayorAtsuo Suzuki
Area
 • Total43.43 km2 (16.77 sq mi)
Population
 (May 2015)
 • Total111,950
 • Density2,580/km2 (6,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
- TreeCamphor laurel
- FlowerSatsuki azalea
Phone number052-603-2211, 0562-33-1111
Address1-1, Chūōmachi, Tōkai-shi, Aichi-ken 476-8601
WebsiteOfficial website

As of May 2015, the city had an estimated population of 111,950 and a population density of 2580 persons per km². The total area was 43.43 square kilometres (16.77 sq mi).

GeographyEdit

Tōkai is located in the far northwestern neck of Chita Peninsula in southern Aichi Prefecture, and is bordered by Ise Bay to the east, and the metropolis of Nagoya to the north.

Neighboring municipalitiesEdit

Aichi Prefecture

HistoryEdit

The city of Tōkai was established on April 1, 1969 through the merger of the former towns of Yokosuka and Ueno (both from Chita District).

EconomyEdit

Tōkai has a strong industrial base along its coastline, dominated by a large steel mill owned by Nippon Steel and by Aichi Steel, which has its headquarters and three manufacturing plants in the city.[1]

TransportationEdit

EducationEdit

 
Nihon Fukushi University(Tokai campus)

universityEdit

schoolEdit

  • Tōkai has twelve elementary schools six middle schools and three high schools

Sister city relationsEdit

Local attractionsEdit

 
Tōkai City Hall

Tourist attractionEdit

Historic site
  • Gyokurinji temple
  • Kanpukuji temple
  • Mirokuji temple
Parks
  • Shurakuen Park
  • Oike Park
Museum
  • GAS ENERGY EXHIBIT HALL
  • Heisyu Memorial Hall
  • KAGOME Memorial Hall
  • The Reverend Mr.ICHITAROU TOMATO Memorial Hall

FestivalEdit

  • Ōta Festival
  • Owari-Yokosuka Matsuri

Notable people from TōkaiEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Business Locations — Production locations." Aichi Steel. Retrieved on May 25, 2018.
  2. ^ a b "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. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

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