Komaki

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Komaki
小牧市
City
Komakiyama.JPG
Mount Komaki from Mount Miroku.jpg
Upper stage:Komaki Castle
Lower stage:Komaki Skyline
Flag of Komaki
Flag
Official seal of Komaki
Seal
Location of Komaki in Aichi Prefecture
Location of Komaki in Aichi Prefecture
Komaki is located in Japan
Komaki
Komaki
 
Coordinates: 35°17′27.6″N 136°54′43.6″E / 35.291000°N 136.912111°E / 35.291000; 136.912111Coordinates: 35°17′27.6″N 136°54′43.6″E / 35.291000°N 136.912111°E / 35.291000; 136.912111
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Tōkai)
Prefecture Aichi Prefecture
Government
 • - Mayor Naoteru Nakano
Area
 • Total 62.81 km2 (24.25 sq mi)
Population (May 2015)
 • Total 147,149
 • Density 2,340/km2 (6,100/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Tabunoki (Machilus thunbergii)
- Flower Azalea
Phone number 0568-72-2101
Address 1-1 Horinouchi, Komaki-shi, Aichi-ken 485-8650
Website Official website
City hall

Komaki (小牧市 Komaki-shi?) is a city located in Aichi Prefecture, Japan.

As of May 2015, the city had an estimated population of 147,149 and a population density of 2,340 persons per km². The total area was 62.82 square kilometres (24.25 sq mi).

It is commonly associated with the former Nagoya Airport, which is located between Komaki and neighboring Kasugai.

Geography[edit]

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

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

During the Sengoku period, the area surrounding Mount Komaki was the site of the Battle of Komaki and Nagakute in 1584. It was part of the holdings of Owari Domain during the Edo period. During the Meiji period, the area was organized into villages under Higashikasugai District, Aichi. Komaki was proclaimed a town on July 16, 1906. Komaki was raised to city status on January 1, 1955, after merging with the village of Kitasato in Nishikasugai District, Aichi.

Economy[edit]

Sumitomo Riko, a global rubber and synthetic resin products manufacturing company, whose automotive anti-vibration components hold the largest global market share, has its headquarters in the city.[1]

Transportation[edit]

Airports[edit]

Railways[edit]

Expressways[edit]

Highways
Urban Expressways (Japan)

Japan National Route[edit]

Education[edit]

University
School
  • Komaki has 16 elementary schools, nine middle schools and four high schools
International School

Sister cities[edit]

Each year, Wyandotte and Komaki have an exchange student program, allowing students to be hosted by a family in the other city.


Local attractions[edit]

Noted people from Komaki[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Domestic production and sales bases." Sumitomo Riko. Retrieved on January 28, 2015.
  2. ^ "Escolas Brasileiras Homologadas no Japão" (Archive). Embassy of Brazil in Tokyo. February 7, 2008. Retrieved on October 13, 2015.
  3. ^ "US-Japan Sister Cities by State". Asia Matters for America. Honolulu, HI: East-West Center. Retrieved 20 November 2015. 
  4. ^ "International Exchange". List of Affiliation Partners within Prefectures. Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR). Retrieved 21 November 2015. 

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