Toyoake, Aichi

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Toyoake
豊明市
City
Toyoake City Hall
Toyoake City Hall
Flag of Toyoake
Flag
Official seal of Toyoake
Seal
Location of Toyoake in Aichi Prefecture
Location of Toyoake in Aichi Prefecture
Toyoake is located in Japan
Toyoake
Toyoake
 
Coordinates: 35°03′02″N 137°0′57″E / 35.05056°N 137.01583°E / 35.05056; 137.01583Coordinates: 35°03′02″N 137°0′57″E / 35.05056°N 137.01583°E / 35.05056; 137.01583
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Tōkai)
Prefecture Aichi Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Hidekatsu Aiba
Area
 • Total 23.18 km2 (8.95 sq mi)
Population (November 2011)
 • Total 69,516
 • Density 3,000/km2 (8,000/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Zelkova
- Flower Sunflower
Phone number 0562-92-1111
Address 1-1 Komochimatsu, Shinden-chō, Toyoake-shi, Aichi-ken 470-1195
Website City of Toyoake

Toyoake (豊明市 Toyoake-shi?) is a city located in Aichi Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2011, the city has an estimated population of 69,516 and a population density of 3,000 persons per km². The total area is 23.18 km².

Geography[edit]

Toyoake 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 area of modern Toyoake was part of Owari Province and was the location of many battles during the Sengoku period. In the cadastral reforms of 1888, Toyoake Village was created within Aichi District. Toyoake became a town on January 1, 1951, and was elevated to city status on August 1, 1982.

Education[edit]

Primary schools[edit]

  • Toyoake Primary School
  • Kutsukake Primary School
  • Chuo Primary School
  • Sakae Primary School
  • Omiya Primary School
  • Soho Primary School
  • Misaki Primary School
  • Tate Primary School
  • Karatake Primary School

Junior High schools[edit]

  • Toyoake Junior High School
  • Sakae Junior High School
  • Kutsukake Junior High School
  • Seijo Junior High School

High schools[edit]

  • Totyoake High School
  • Seijo High School

Universities and Colleges[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Route 1 in Toyoake

Railway[edit]

Highway[edit]

Sister city relations[edit]

Local attractions[edit]

Okehazama Old Battle Field

Places[edit]

  • Ruins of Kutsukake Castle (沓掛城址)
  • Okehazama Old Battle Field (桶狭間古戦場伝説地)
  • Chukyo Racecourse (中京競馬場)

Events[edit]

  • Toyoake Haru-Matsuri (豊明春まつり)
  • Toyoake Natsu-Matsuri (豊明夏まつり)
  • Toyoake Matsuri (豊明まつり)
  • Toyoake Marathon (とよあけマラソン)

Noted people from Toyoake[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Toyoake, Aichi.
Toyoake City official website (Japanese) (with link to pages in English)