Fujioka, Aichi

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Fujioka
藤岡町
Former municipality
Location of Fujioka in Aichi Prefecture
Location of Fujioka in Aichi Prefecture
Fujioka is located in Japan
Fujioka
Fujioka
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°11′52″N 137°12′24″E / 35.19778°N 137.20667°E / 35.19778; 137.20667Coordinates: 35°11′52″N 137°12′24″E / 35.19778°N 137.20667°E / 35.19778; 137.20667
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Tōkai)
Prefecture Aichi Prefecture
District Nishikamo
Merged April 1, 2005
(now part of Toyota)
Area
 • Total 65.58 km2 (25.32 sq mi)
Population (December 1, 2004)
 • Total 19,239
 • Density 48.9/km2 (127/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Prunus serrulata
 • Flower Wisteria
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)

Fujioka (藤岡町?, Fujioka-chō) was a town located in Nishikamo District, north-central Aichi Prefecture, Japan.

As of December 1, 2004, the town had an estimated population of 19,239 and a population density of 293.4 persons per km². Its total area was 65.58 km².

During the early Meiji period cadastral reforms, the villages of Tomioka and Fujikawa were established on October 1, 1889. The two villages merged to form the village of Fujioka on April 1, 1906. The village was raised to town status on April 1, 1978.

On April 1, 2005, Fujioka, along with the village of Obara (also from Nishikamo District), the towns of Asuke, Asahi and Inabu, and the village of Shimoyama (all from Higashikamo District), was merged into the expanded city of Toyota, and has ceased to exist as an independent municipality.