Iwakura, Aichi

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Iwakura
岩倉市
City
Gojō-gawa river and cherry blossoms
Gojō-gawa river and cherry blossoms
Flag of Iwakura
Flag
Coat of arms of Iwakura
Coat of arms
Location of Iwakura in Aichi Prefecture
Location of Iwakura in Aichi Prefecture
Iwakura is located in Japan
Iwakura
Iwakura
 
Coordinates: 35°17′N 136°52′E / 35.283°N 136.867°E / 35.283; 136.867Coordinates: 35°17′N 136°52′E / 35.283°N 136.867°E / 35.283; 136.867
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Tōkai)
Prefecture Aichi Prefecture
Area
 • Total 10.49 km2 (4.05 sq mi)
Population (February 2012)
 • Total 46,917
 • Density 4,470/km2 (11,600/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Camphor Laurel
- Flower Rhododendron
Phone number 0587-66-1111
Address 1-66 Sakae-cho, Iwakura-shi, Aichi-ken 482-8686
Website www.city.iwakura.aichi.jp

Iwakura (岩倉市 Iwakura-shi?) is a city located in Aichi Prefecture, Japan.

As of February 2012, the city has an estimated population of 46,917 and a population density of 4,470 persons per km². The total area is 10.49 km².

Geography[edit]

Iwakura is located in the Nōbi Plain region of northwest region of Aichi Prefecture, in the center of former Owari Province.

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

Iwakura Village was created in 1889 within Niwa District, Aichi Prefecture. It was raised to town status in 1892, and expanded through merger with three neighboring villages in 1906. Iwakura was elevated to city status on December 1, 1971.

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