Tōkai, Aichi

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Tōkai
東海市
City
Tōkai City Hall
Tōkai City Hall
Official seal of Tōkai
Seal
Location of Tōkai in Aichi Prefecture
Location of Tōkai in Aichi Prefecture
Tōkai is located in Japan
Tōkai
Tōkai
 
Coordinates: 35°01′N 136°54′E / 35.017°N 136.900°E / 35.017; 136.900Coordinates: 35°01′N 136°54′E / 35.017°N 136.900°E / 35.017; 136.900
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Tōkai)
Prefecture Aichi Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Atsuo Suzuki
Area
 • Total 43.36 km2 (16.74 sq mi)
Population (November 2011)
 • Total 109,253
 • Density 2,520/km2 (6,500/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Camphor laurel
- Flower Satsuki azalea
Phone number 052-603-2211, 0562-33-1111
Address 1-1, Chūōmachi, Tōkai-shi, Aichi-ken 476-8601
Website City of Tōkai

Tōkai (東海市 Tōkai-shi?) is a city located in Aichi Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2011, the city has an estimated population of 109,253 and a population density of 2520 persons per km². The total area is 43.36 km².

Geography[edit]

Tōkai is located in the far northwestern neck of Chita Peninsula in southern Aichi Prefecture, and is bordered by Ise Bay to the east, and the metropolis of Nagoya to the north.

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

The city of Tōkai was established on April 1, 1969 through the merger of the former towns of Yokosuka and Ueno (both from Chita District).

Economy[edit]

Tōkai has a strong industrial base along its coastline, dominated by a large steel mill owned by Nippon Steel.

Education[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

Highway[edit]

Sister city relations[edit]

Local attractions[edit]

  • Shurakuen Park
  • Oike Park

Noted people from Tōkai[edit]

External links[edit]