Tōgō, Aichi

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Tōgō

東郷町
Town
Tōgō Town Office
Tōgō Town Office
Flag of Tōgō
Flag
Official seal of Tōgō
Seal
Location of Tōgō in Aichi Prefecture
Location of Tōgō in Aichi Prefecture
Tōgō is located in Japan
Tōgō
Tōgō
 
Coordinates: 35°05′47.9″N 137°03′9.1″E / 35.096639°N 137.052528°E / 35.096639; 137.052528Coordinates: 35°05′47.9″N 137°03′9.1″E / 35.096639°N 137.052528°E / 35.096639; 137.052528
CountryJapan
RegionChūbu region
Tōkai region
PrefectureAichi Prefecture
DistrictAichi
Area
 • Total18.03 km2 (6.96 sq mi)
Population
 (May 2015)
 • Total42,695
 • Density2,370/km2 (6,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
- TreeTernstroemia
- FlowerSiberian iris
Phone number0561-38-3111 
AddressTōgō-chō, Aichi-gun, Aichi-ken 470-0198
WebsiteOfficial website

Tōgō (東郷町, Tōgō-chō) is a town located in Aichi District, Aichi Prefecture, Japan.

As of May 2015, the town had an estimated population of 42,695 and a population density of 2370 persons per km². The total area was 18.03 square kilometres (6.96 sq mi).

Geography[edit]

Tōgō is located in the flatlands of central Aichi Prefecture.

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

Tōgō Village was established in 1878 through the merger of several small hamlets. It was elevated to town status on April 1, 1970.

Economy[edit]

Education[edit]

  • Tōgō has six elementary schools, three middle schools and two high schools.

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

Tōgō currently has no passenger train station within town limits.

Highway[edit]

Local attractions[edit]

Yukufu-ji temple
  • Kurozasa Nana-go-Kama Kiln
  • Yukufu-ji temple

External links[edit]

Media related to Togo, Aichi at Wikimedia Commons