Kozakai, Aichi

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Kozakai
小坂井町
Former municipality
Kozakai Town Office
Kozakai Town Office
Location of Kozakai in Aichi Prefecture
Location of Kozakai in Aichi Prefecture
Kozakai is located in Japan
Kozakai
Kozakai
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°48′N 137°22′E / 34.800°N 137.367°E / 34.800; 137.367Coordinates: 34°48′N 137°22′E / 34.800°N 137.367°E / 34.800; 137.367
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Tōkai)
Prefecture Aichi Prefecture
District Hoi
Merged February 1, 2010
(now part of Toyokawa)
Area
 • Total 9.92 km2 (3.83 sq mi)
Population (November 1, 2007)
 • Total 21,708
 • Density 2,188.31/km2 (5,667.7/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Osmanthus
- Flower Satsuki azalea
Website City of Toyokawa

Kozakai (小坂井町 Kozakai-chō?) was a town located in Hoi District, Aichi Prefecture, Japan.

As of November 1, 2007, (the last census information available) the town had an estimated population of 22,708 and a population density of 2,188.31 persons per km². The total area was 9.92 km².

On February 1, 2010, Kozakai was merged into the expanded city of Toyokawa. Therefore, Hoi District was dissolved as a result of this merger.

History[edit]

  • October 1, 1889 - Toyoaki Village (豊秋村) was founded.
  • September 12, 1906 - Kozakai Village was founded by the unification of Toyoaki Village and Ina Village (伊奈村).
  • September 12, 1926 - Kozakai Town was founded.
  • 1973 - Toyokawa Shinkin Bank Incident (豊川信用金庫事件 Toyokawa Shin'yō Kinko Jiken) occurred.
  • 1993 - Kozakai Town Cultural Hall (小坂井町文化会館) was completed.
  • February 1, 2010 - Kozakai merged with the city of Toyokawa.

Education[edit]

Primary schools[edit]

  • Kozakai Nishi Primary School
  • Kozakai Higashi Primary School

Junior High school[edit]

  • Kozakai Junior High School

High school[edit]

  • Kozakai High School

Social education[edit]

Ceremony Hall[edit]

  • Kozakai Town Cultural Hall (小坂井町文化会館 Kozakai-chō Bunka Kaikan ; commonly called "Freuden Hall")

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

Road[edit]

National highway[edit]

Local attractions[edit]

Gosha Inari
  • Utari Jinja (菟足神社)
  • Gosha Inari (五社稲荷)
  • Ruins of Ina Castle (伊奈城趾)

Noted persons from Kozakai[edit]

  • Yasuhiko Okada (岡田 康彦 Okada Yasuhiko) - Former Administrative Vice-Minister of the Environment of Japan

External links[edit]

Media related to Kozakai, Aichi at Wikimedia Commons