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Location of Komaki in Aichi Prefecture
|• - Mayor||Naoteru Nakano|
|• Total||62.82 km2 (24.25 sq mi)|
|Population (February 2012)|
|• Density||2,340/km2 (6,100/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|- Tree||Tabunoki (Machilus thunbergii)|
|Address||1-1 Horinouchi, Komaki-shi, Aichi-ken 485-8650|
Komaki is located in west-central Aichi Prefecture, north of the Nagoya metropolis.
During the Sengoku period, the area surrounding Mount Komaki was the site of the Battle of Komaki and Nagakute in 1584. It was part of the holdings of Owari Domain during the Edo period. During the Meiji period, the area was organized into villages under Higashikasugai District, Aichi. Komaki was proclaimed a town on July 16, 1906. Komaki was raised to city status on January 1, 1955, after merging with the village of Kitasato in Nishikasugai District, Aichi.
Sumitomo Riko, a global rubber and synthetic resin products manufacturing company, whose automotive anti-vibration components hold the largest global market share, has its headquarters in the city.
- Meitetsu – Komaki Line
- From 1991-2006, the Peachliner, a guided transport system, operated throughout the city.
Each year, Wyandotte and Komaki have an exchange student program, allowing students to be hosted by a family in the other city.
- Hōnen Matsuri, and annual fertility festival held on March 15 at Tagata Shrine.
- Menard Art Museum
Noted people from Komaki
- Asuka Teramoto - Olympic gymnast
- Jōtarō Watanabe – Imperial Japanese Army general
- Minoru Tanaka – professional wrestler
- Miku Ishida – singer, gravure artist
- AK-69 – hip-hop artist
- Kohei Hirate – professional race car driver
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- Komaki City official website (Japanese)