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Takahama (高浜市, Takahama-shi) is a city located in central Aichi Prefecture, Japan.

Takahama

高浜市
View of Takayama City from Oyama Park
View of Takayama City from Oyama Park
Flag of Takahama
Flag
Official seal of Takahama
Seal
Location of Takahama in Aichi Prefecture
Location of Takahama in Aichi Prefecture
Takahama is located in Japan
Takahama
Takahama
 
Coordinates: 34°55′39″N 136°59′16″E / 34.92750°N 136.98778°E / 34.92750; 136.98778Coordinates: 34°55′39″N 136°59′16″E / 34.92750°N 136.98778°E / 34.92750; 136.98778
CountryJapan
RegionChūbu (Tōkai)
PrefectureAichi Prefecture
Government
Area
 • Total13.00 km2 (5.02 sq mi)
Population
 (February 2012)
 • Total44,723
 • Density3,440/km2 (8,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
- TreeCinnamomum camphora
- FlowerChrysanthemum
Phone number0566-52-1111
AddressAoki-chō, Tahakama-shi, Aichi-ken 444-1398
WebsiteCity of Takahama
Takahama City Hall

As of February 2012, the city has an estimated population of 44,723 and a population density of 3,440 persons per km². The total area was 13.00 km².

GeographyEdit

Takahama is situated in south-central Aichi Prefecture.

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HistoryEdit

Takahama Village was created within Hekikai District on October 1, 1889. It was raised to town status on July 9, 1900, and annexed neighboring Yoshihama and Takatori villages on May 1, 1906. Takahama was raised to city status on December 1, 1970, at which time Hekikai District ceased to exist.

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