Kōnan, Aichi

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Kōnan

江南市
Aigioohashi bridge-1.JPG
Skyline of Konan.jpg
Upper stage:Aigi Bridge
Lower stage:Kōnan Skyline
Flag of Kōnan
Flag
Official seal of Kōnan
Seal
Location of Kōnan in Aichi Prefecture
Location of Kōnan in Aichi Prefecture
Kōnan is located in Japan
Kōnan
Kōnan
 
Coordinates: 35°19′55.5″N 136°52′14.4″E / 35.332083°N 136.870667°E / 35.332083; 136.870667Coordinates: 35°19′55.5″N 136°52′14.4″E / 35.332083°N 136.870667°E / 35.332083; 136.870667
CountryJapan
RegionChūbu (Tōkai)
PrefectureAichi Prefecture
Government
Area
 • Total30.20 km2 (11.66 sq mi)
Population
 (May 2015)
 • Total99,005
 • Density3,280/km2 (8,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
- TreeRound Leaf Holly
- FlowerWisteria
Phone number0587-54-1111
Address90 Ōbori, Akadouji-machi, Kōnan-shi, Aichi-ken 483-8701
WebsiteOfficial website
Kōnan city hall
Hotei Town

Kōnan (江南市, Kōnan-shi) is a city located in Aichi Prefecture, Japan.

As of May 2015, the city had an estimated population of 99,005 and a population density of 3,280 persons per km². The total area was 30.20 square kilometres (11.66 sq mi).

Geography[edit]

Kōnan is located in the far northwest corner of Aichi Prefecture, bordering on Gifu Prefecture. Its name means "south of the river", referring to the Kiso River.

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

Aichi Prefecture
Gifu Prefecture

History[edit]

Kōnan was created on June 1, 1954 through the merger of the former towns of Kochino and Hotei (both from Niwa District), with the former town of Miyata, and the former village of Kusai (both from Haguri District).

Economy[edit]

Shopping mall
  • VIA MALL Kounan


Education[edit]

College[edit]

  • Aichi Konan College

school[edit]

  • Kōnan has ten elementary schools, six middle schools and four high schools

Transportation[edit]

Railways[edit]

Japan National Route[edit]

Local attractions[edit]

Park
  • Flower Park Konan
  • Suitopia Konan
Historic site

Festival[edit]

Notable people from Kōnan[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Konan, Aichi at Wikimedia Commons