Kanie, Aichi

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Kanei
蟹江町
Town
Kanie Town office
Kanie Town office
Flag of Kanei
Flag
Location of Kanie in Aichi Prefecture
Location of Kanie in Aichi Prefecture
Kanei is located in Japan
Kanei
Kanei
 
Coordinates: 35°08′N 136°47′E / 35.133°N 136.783°E / 35.133; 136.783Coordinates: 35°08′N 136°47′E / 35.133°N 136.783°E / 35.133; 136.783
Country Japan
Region Chūbu region
Tōkai region
Prefecture Aichi Prefecture
District Ama
Area
 • Total 11.10 km2 (4.29 sq mi)
Population (February 2012)
 • Total 36,614
 • Density 3,300/km2 (9,000/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Osmanthus fragrans
- Flower Japanese iris
Phone number 0567-95-1111
Address Gakuto 3-chome 1, Kanie-chō, Ama-gun, Aichi-ken 497-8601
Website www.town.kanie.aichi.jp

Kanie (蟹江町 Kanie-chō?) is a town located in Ama District, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. As of 2012, the town had an estimated population of 36,614 and a population density of 3300 persons per km². The total area was 11.10 km².

Geography[edit]

Kanie is located in the southwest Aichi Prefecture.

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

Kanie Town was established in 1889. In October 2003, Kanie participated in discussions with regards to a possible merge with neighboring town of Yatomi and village of Jūshiyama. However, negotiations failed in 2004 and Kanie decided to remain as an independent municipality.

Etymology[edit]

The origin of the town's name comes from the once-plentiful crab ( kani?) population.[1]

Education[edit]

Junior high school

  • Kanie junior high school
  • Kanie-kita junior high school

Elementary school

  • Kanie elementary school
  • Funairi elementary school
  • Sunishi elementary school
  • Shin-Kanie elementary school
  • Funairi elementary school

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

Highway[edit]

Local attractions[edit]

  • Owari Onsen hot spring
  • Sunari Festival

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Introduction to Kanie town". Kanie official website. Retrieved 9 August 2011. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Kanie, Aichi at Wikimedia Commons