Kasugai, Aichi

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Kasugai
春日井市
Special city
Utsutsu Jinja
Utsutsu Jinja
Flag of Kasugai
Flag
Official seal of Kasugai
Seal
Location of Kasugai in Aichi Prefecture, highlighted in pink
Location of Kasugai in Aichi Prefecture, highlighted in pink
Kasugai is located in Japan
Kasugai
Kasugai
 
Coordinates: 35°14′51″N 136°58′20″E / 35.24750°N 136.97222°E / 35.24750; 136.97222Coordinates: 35°14′51″N 136°58′20″E / 35.24750°N 136.97222°E / 35.24750; 136.97222
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Tōkai)
Prefecture Aichi Prefecture
Government
 • - Mayor Futoshi Itoh (since May 2006)
Area
 • Total 92.78 km2 (35.82 sq mi)
Population (May 2015)
 • Total 308,820
 • Density 3,330/km2 (8,600/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Zelkova serrata
- Flower Sakura
Phone number 81-(0)568-81-5111
Address Toriimatsu 5-44, Kasugai City, Aichi Prefecture 486-8686
Website Official website
City hall

Kasugai (春日井市 Kasugai-shi?) is a city located in Aichi Prefecture, Japan.

As of May 2015, the city had an estimated population of 308,820 and a population density of 3,330 persons per km². The total area was 92.71 square kilometres (35.80 sq mi). Former Nagoya Airport, is located between Kasugai and neighboring Komaki.

Geography[edit]

Kasugai is located in west-central Aichi Prefecture, north of the Nagoya metropolis.

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

During the Meiji period, the area was organized into villages under Higashikasugai District, with the town of Kachigawa established on July 25, 1900. On June 1, 1943, Kachigawa was merged with neighboring villages of Toriimatsu and Shinogi to form the city of Kasugai. In 1958, Kasugai annexed the neighboring towns of Sakashita and Kozoji. Kasugai gained Special city status on April 1, 2001.

Transportation[edit]

Airports[edit]

Railways[edit]

Highways[edit]

Education[edit]

Colleges and universities:

Primary and secondary education:

  • Kasugai has 41 public and one private elementary schools, 15 public and one private middle schools, and seven publilc and one private high school.

International schools:

Sister cities[edit]

  • Canada Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada from February 1981[2]

Local attractions[edit]

Noted people from Kasugai[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "東春ハッキョ所在地." Toshun Korean Primary School. Retrieved on October 14, 2015. "愛知県春日井市弥生町2047"
  2. ^ "Sister Cities". City of Kelowna. Retrieved 2007-09-26. 

External links[edit]

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