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Location of Fujioka in Aichi Prefecture
|Merged||April 1, 2005
(now part of Toyota)
|• Total||65.58 km2 (25.32 sq mi)|
|Population (December 1, 2004)|
|• Density||48.9/km2 (127/sq mi)|
|• Tree||Prunus serrulata|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
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.
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