Owariasahi, Aichi

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Owariasahi
尾張旭市
City
Flag of Owariasahi
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Location of Owariasahi in Aichi Prefecture
Location of Owariasahi in Aichi Prefecture
Owariasahi is located in Japan
Owariasahi
Owariasahi
 
Coordinates: 35°12′48″N 137°02′19″E / 35.21333°N 137.03861°E / 35.21333; 137.03861Coordinates: 35°12′48″N 137°02′19″E / 35.21333°N 137.03861°E / 35.21333; 137.03861
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Tōkai)
Prefecture Aichi Prefecture
Government
 • - Mayor Kōji Taniguchi
Area
 • Total 21.03 km2 (8.12 sq mi)
Population (February 2012)
 • Total 81,503
 • Density 3,880/km2 (10,000/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Camphor Laurel
- Flower Sunflower
Phone number 0561-53-2111
Address 2600-1 Hadara, Higashi-Ōmichi-chō, Owariasahi-shi, Aichi-ken 488-8666
Website www.city.owariasahi.aichi.jp
City hall

Owariasahi (尾張旭市 Owariasahi-shi?) is a city located in Aichi Prefecture, Japan.

As of February 2012, the city has an estimated population of 81,503 and a population density of 3880 persons per km². The total area is 21.03 km².

Geography[edit]

Owariasahi is located in west-central Aichi Prefecture, north of the Nagoya metropolis. The Aichi Prefectural Forest Park covers approximately 15% of its area.

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History[edit]

During the Meiji period, the area was organized into villages under Higashikasugai District, Aichi. Asahi was proclaimed a town on August 5, 1948. Asahi was raised to city status on December 1, 1970. In order to prevent confusion with the city of Asahi, Chiba, the new city was named Owariasahi.

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