Komaki, Aichi

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Komaki
小牧市
City
Komaki Castle
Komaki Castle
Flag of Komaki
Flag
Coat of arms of Komaki
Coat of arms
Location of Komaki in Aichi Prefecture
Location of Komaki in Aichi Prefecture
Komaki is located in Japan
Komaki
Komaki
 
Coordinates: 35°17′N 136°55′E / 35.283°N 136.917°E / 35.283; 136.917Coordinates: 35°17′N 136°55′E / 35.283°N 136.917°E / 35.283; 136.917
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Tōkai)
Prefecture Aichi Prefecture
Government
 • - Mayor Naoteru Nakano
Area
 • Total 62.82 km2 (24.25 sq mi)
Population (February 2012)
 • Total 147,055
 • Density 2,340/km2 (6,100/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Tabunoki (Machilus thunbergii)
- Flower Azalea
Phone number 0568-72-2101
Address 1-1 Horinouchi, Komaki-shi, Aichi-ken 485-8650
Website www.city.komaki.aichi.jp
City hall

Komaki (小牧市 Komaki-shi?) is a city located in Aichi Prefecture, Japan.

As of February 2012, the city has an estimated population of 147,055 and a population density of 2,340 persons per km². The total area is 62.82 km².

It is commonly associated with the former Nagoya Airport, which is located between Komaki and neighboring Kasugai.

Geography[edit]

Komaki is located in west-central Aichi Prefecture, north of the Nagoya metropolis.

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

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.

Transportation[edit]

Airports[edit]

Railways[edit]

Highways[edit]

Education[edit]

Sister cities[edit]

Each year, Wyandotte and Komaki have an exchange student program, allowing students to be hosted by a family in the other city.

Local attractions[edit]

Hōnen Matsuri at Tagata Shrine in Komaki

Noted people from Komaki[edit]

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