Ōguchi, Aichi

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Ōguchi

大口町
Reconstructed gate of Ōguchi Castle
Reconstructed gate of Ōguchi Castle
Flag of Ōguchi
Flag
Official seal of Ōguchi
Seal
Location of Ōguchi in Aichi Prefecture, highlighted in dark yellow
Location of Ōguchi in Aichi Prefecture, highlighted in dark yellow
Ōguchi is located in Japan
Ōguchi
Ōguchi
 
Coordinates: 35°19′57″N 136°54′28.1″E / 35.33250°N 136.907806°E / 35.33250; 136.907806Coordinates: 35°19′57″N 136°54′28.1″E / 35.33250°N 136.907806°E / 35.33250; 136.907806
CountryJapan
RegionChūbu region
Tōkai region
PrefectureAichi Prefecture
DistrictNiwa
Government
 • MayorMasahiro Suzuki
Area
 • Total13.61 km2 (5.25 sq mi)
Population
(May 2015)
 • Total3,171
 • Density1,700/km2 (4,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
- TreeOsmanthus fragrans
- FlowerSakura
Phone number0587-95-1111
AddressShimo-Koguchi 7-chome 155, Ōguchi-chō, Niwa-gun, Aichi-ken 480-0144
WebsiteOfficial website
Ōguchi town hall

Ōguchi (大口町, Ōguchi-chō) is a town located in Niwa District, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. As of May 2015, the town had an estimated population of 23,171 and a population density of 1700 persons per km². The total area was 13.61 square kilometres (5.25 sq mi).

Geography[edit]

Ōguchi is located in the extreme northeast corner of Aichi Prefecture, in the middle of the Nōbi Plain.

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

Ōguchi Village was established on October 1, 1906 through the merger of three small hamlets. It was raised to town status in 1962.

Economy[edit]

Okuma Corporation and Yamazaki Mazak Corporation, two global machine tool builder companies have their headquarters in the city.[1][2]

Education[edit]

Ōguchi has three elementary schools, one middle school and one high school.

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

Ōguchi is not served by passenger rail transport. The nearest train station is Kashiwamori on the Meitetsu Inuyama Line in neighboring Fusō.

Highway[edit]

Sister city relations[edit]

Local attractions[edit]

  • Ōguchi Castle

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Corporate Profile." Okuma Corporation. Retrieved on March 26, 2015.
  2. ^ "About Mazak — Company Outline." Yamazaki Mazak Corporation. Retrieved on March 29, 2015.

External links[edit]

Media related to Ōguchi, Aichi at Wikimedia Commons