Ōguchi, Aichi

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Ōguchi
大口町
Town
Reconstructed gate of Ōguchi Castle
Reconstructed gate of Ōguchi Castle
Flag of Ōguchi
Flag
Coat of arms of Ōguchi
Coat of arms
Location of Ōguchi in Aichi Prefecture
Location of Ōguchi in Aichi Prefecture
Ōguchi is located in Japan
Ōguchi
Ōguchi
 
Coordinates: 35°20′N 136°54′E / 35.333°N 136.900°E / 35.333; 136.900Coordinates: 35°20′N 136°54′E / 35.333°N 136.900°E / 35.333; 136.900
Country Japan
Region Chūbu region
Tōkai region
Prefecture Aichi Prefecture
District Niwa
Area
 • Total 13.58 km2 (5.24 sq mi)
Population (February 2012)
 • Total 22,475
 • Density 1,660/km2 (4,300/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Osmanthus fragrans
- Flower Cherry Blossom
Phone number 0587-95-1111
Address Shimo-Koguchi 7-chome 155, Ōguchi-chō, Niwa-gun, Aichi-ken 480-0144
Website <span%20class= "languageicon"%20style="font-size:0.95em;%20font-weight:bold;%20color:#555;">(Japanese) www.town.oguchi.aichi.jp/%20<span%20class="languageicon"%20style="font-size:0.95em;%20font-weight:bold;%20color:#555;">(Japanese)</span>

Ōguchi (大口町 Ōguchi-chō?) is a town located in Niwa District, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. As of 2012, the town had an estimated population of 22,475 and a population density of 1660 persons per km². The total area was 13.58 km².

Geography[edit]

Ōguchi is located in the extreme northeast corner of Aichi Prefecture, in the middle of the Nōbi Plain.

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

Ōguchi Village was established on October 1, 1906 through the merger of three small hamlets. It was raised to town status in 1962.

Economy[edit]

Okuma Corporation and Yamazaki Mazak Corporation, two global machine tool builder companies have their headquarters in the city.[1][2]

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

Ōguchi is not served by rail transport. The nearest train station is Kashiwamori on the Meitetsu Inuyama Line in neighboring Fusō.

Highway[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Corporate Profile." Okuma Corporation. Retrieved on March 26, 2015.
  2. ^ "About Mazak — Company Outline." Yamazaki Mazak Corporation. Retrieved on March 29, 2015.

External links[edit]

Media related to Ōguchi, Aichi at Wikimedia Commons