Nisshin, Aichi

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Nisshin
日進市
City
Nisshin City hall
Nisshin City hall
Flag of Nisshin
Flag
Official seal of Nisshin
Seal
Location of Nisshin in Aichi Prefecture
Location of Nisshin in Aichi Prefecture
Nisshin is located in Japan
Nisshin
Nisshin
 
Coordinates: 35°07′44″N 137°02′33″E / 35.12889°N 137.04250°E / 35.12889; 137.04250Coordinates: 35°07′44″N 137°02′33″E / 35.12889°N 137.04250°E / 35.12889; 137.04250
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Tōkai)
Prefecture Aichi Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Kozo Hagino (since July 2007)
Area
 • Total 34.90 km2 (13.47 sq mi)
Population (November 2011)
 • Total 85,892
 • Density 2,460/km2 (6,400/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Osmanthus
- Flower Hydrangea
Phone number 0561-73-2111
Address 268 Kanikochō Ikeshita, Nisshin-shi, Aichi-ken 470-0192
Website City of Nisshin

Nisshin (日進市 Nisshin-shi?) is a city located in Aichi Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2011, the city has an estimated population of 85,892 and a population density of 2,460 persons per km². The total area is 34.90 km².

Geography[edit]

Nisshin is located the flatlands of central Aichi Prefecture, and is bordered by the metropolis of Nagoya to the west.

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

The village of Nisshin was created within Aichi District on May 10, 1906 through the merger of the hamlets of Iwasaki, Shiroyama and Kaguyama. The town was named after the Imperial Japanese Navy cruiser Nisshin, which became famous during the Russo-Japanese War. Nisshin became a town on January 1, 1951 and was elevated to city status on October 1, 1994.

Education[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

Highway[edit]

Sister city relations[edit]

Local attractions[edit]

Noted people from Nisshin[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Nisshin, Aichi at Wikimedia Commons

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Online directory: Kentucky, USA". Sister Cities International. Retrieved 2007-06-11. [dead link]