Iwakura, Aichi

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Iwakura
岩倉市
City
Gojō-gawa river and cherry blossoms
Gojō-gawa river and cherry blossoms
Flag of Iwakura
Flag
Official seal of Iwakura
Seal
Location of Iwakura in Aichi Prefecture
Location of Iwakura in Aichi Prefecture
Iwakura is located in Japan
Iwakura
Iwakura
 
Coordinates: 35°16′46″N 136°52′17.1″E / 35.27944°N 136.871417°E / 35.27944; 136.871417Coordinates: 35°16′46″N 136°52′17.1″E / 35.27944°N 136.871417°E / 35.27944; 136.871417
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Tōkai)
Prefecture Aichi Prefecture
Area
 • Total 10.47 km2 (4.04 sq mi)
Population (May 2015)
 • Total 46,394
 • Density 4,430/km2 (11,500/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Camphor Laurel
- Flower Rhododendron
Phone number 0587-66-1111
Address 1-66 Sakae-cho, Iwakura-shi, Aichi-ken 482-8686
Website Official website
Iwakura city hall

Iwakura (岩倉市 Iwakura-shi?) is a city located in Aichi Prefecture, Japan.

As of May 2015, the city had an estimated population of 46,394 and a population density of 4,430 persons per km². The total area was 10.47 square kilometres (4.04 sq mi).

Geography[edit]

Iwakura is located in the Nōbi Plain region of northwest region of Aichi Prefecture, in the center of former Owari Province.

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

Iwakura Village was created in 1889 within Niwa District, Aichi Prefecture. It was raised to town status in 1892, and expanded through merger with three neighboring villages in 1906. Iwakura was elevated to city status on December 1, 1971.

Education[edit]

  • Iwakura has five elementary schools, two middle schools and one high school.

Transportation[edit]

Railways[edit]

Highways[edit]

External links[edit]

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