Kōnan, Aichi

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Kōnan
江南市
City
Hotei Daibutsu in Konan City
Hotei Daibutsu in Konan City
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
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Tōkai)
Prefecture Aichi Prefecture
Government
Area
 • Total 30.20 km2 (11.66 sq mi)
Population (May 2015)
 • Total 99,005
 • Density 3,280/km2 (8,500/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Round Leaf Holly
- Flower Wisteria
Phone number 0587-54-1111
Address 90 Ōbori, Akadouji-machi, Kōnan-shi, Aichi-ken 483-8701
Website Official website
Kōnan city hall

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]

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]

Education[edit]

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

Transportation[edit]

Railways[edit]

Highways[edit]

Notable people from Kōnan[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Kōnan, Aichi at Wikimedia Commons