Agui, Aichi

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Agui
阿久比町
Town
Agui Town Hall
Agui Town Hall
Flag of Agui
Flag
Official seal of Agui
Seal
Location of Agui in Aichi Prefecture
Location of Agui in Aichi Prefecture
Agui is located in Japan
Agui
Agui
 
Coordinates: 34°56′N 136°55′E / 34.933°N 136.917°E / 34.933; 136.917Coordinates: 34°56′N 136°55′E / 34.933°N 136.917°E / 34.933; 136.917
Country Japan
Region Chūbu region
Tōkai region
Prefecture Aichi Prefecture
District Chita
Area
 • Total 23.94 km2 (9.24 sq mi)
Population (October 2011)
 • Total 26,149
 • Density 1,090/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Ilex integra
- Flower Prunus mume
Phone number 0569-48-1111
Address Agui-chō, Chita-gun, Aichi-ken 470-2292
Website Town of Agui HP

Agui (阿久比町 Agui-chō?) is a town located in Chita District, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. As of 2011, the town had an estimated population of 26,149 and a population density of 1090 persons per km². The total area was 23.94 km².[1]

Geography[edit]

Agui is located in northwestern Chita Peninsula in southern Aichi Prefecture.

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

The name of Agui is very ancient, and appears in Nara period records. During the Muromachi period, the area was the territory of the Hisamasu clan, and later came under the control of Oda Nobunaga. The modern village of Agui was founded in October 1889, and became a town on January 1, 1953.

Economy[edit]

Agui is largely an agricultural center, and is bedroom community for the city of Nagoya.

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

Highway[edit]

Agui is not served by any national highways

References[edit]

  1. ^ "阿久比町はこんなまちです". Agui official website (in Japanese). Retrieved 9 August 2011. 

External links[edit]

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