Owariasahi, Aichi

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Owariasahi

尾張旭市
Flag of Owariasahi
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Official seal of Owariasahi
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Location of Owariasahi in Aichi Prefecture
Location of Owariasahi in Aichi Prefecture
Owariasahi is located in Japan
Owariasahi
Owariasahi
 
Coordinates: 35°12′59.5″N 137°02′7.3″E / 35.216528°N 137.035361°E / 35.216528; 137.035361Coordinates: 35°12′59.5″N 137°02′7.3″E / 35.216528°N 137.035361°E / 35.216528; 137.035361
CountryJapan
RegionChūbu (Tōkai)
PrefectureAichi Prefecture
Government
 • - MayorKōji Taniguchi
Area
 • Total21.03 km2 (8.12 sq mi)
Population
(May 2015)
 • Total81,924
 • Density3,900/km2 (10,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
- TreeCamphor Laurel
- FlowerSunflower
Phone number0561-53-2111
Address2600-1 Hadara, Higashi-Ōmichi-chō, Owariasahi-shi, Aichi-ken 488-8666
WebsiteOfficial website
Owariasahi City hall

Owariasahi (尾張旭市, Owariasahi-shi) is a city located in Aichi Prefecture, Japan.

As of May 2015, the city had an estimated population of 81,294 and a population density of 3900 persons per km². The total area was 21.03 square kilometres (8.12 sq mi).

Geography[edit]

Owariasahi is located in west-central Aichi Prefecture, north of the Nagoya metropolis. The Aichi Prefectural Forest Park covers approximately 15% of its area.

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History[edit]

During the Meiji period, the area was organized into villages under Higashikasugai District, Aichi. Asahi was proclaimed a town on August 5, 1948. Asahi was raised to city status on December 1, 1970. In order to prevent confusion with the city of Asahi, Chiba, the new city was named Owariasahi.

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