Tōkai, Aichi

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Tōkai
東海市
City
Amida Buddha, Shurakuen Park
Amida Buddha, Shurakuen Park
Official seal of Tōkai
Seal
Location of Tōkai in Aichi Prefecture
Location of Tōkai in Aichi Prefecture
Tōkai is located in Japan
Tōkai
Tōkai
 
Coordinates: 35°01′23″N 136°54′7.9″E / 35.02306°N 136.902194°E / 35.02306; 136.902194Coordinates: 35°01′23″N 136°54′7.9″E / 35.02306°N 136.902194°E / 35.02306; 136.902194
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Tōkai)
Prefecture Aichi Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Atsuo Suzuki
Area
 • Total 43.43 km2 (16.77 sq mi)
Population (May 2015)
 • Total 111,950
 • Density 2,580/km2 (6,700/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Camphor laurel
- Flower Satsuki azalea
Phone number 052-603-2211, 0562-33-1111
Address 1-1, Chūōmachi, Tōkai-shi, Aichi-ken 476-8601
Website Official website
Tōkai City Hall
Ōta Festival

Tōkai (東海市 Tōkai-shi?) is a city located in Aichi Prefecture, Japan.

As of May 2015, the city had an estimated population of 111,950 and a population density of 2580 persons per km². The total area was 43.43 square kilometres (16.77 sq mi).

Geography[edit]

Tōkai is located in the far northwestern neck of Chita Peninsula in southern Aichi Prefecture, and is bordered by Ise Bay to the east, and the metropolis of Nagoya to the north.

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

The city of Tōkai was established on April 1, 1969 through the merger of the former towns of Yokosuka and Ueno (both from Chita District).

Economy[edit]

Tōkai has a strong industrial base along its coastline, dominated by a large steel mill owned by Nippon Steel.

Education[edit]

Nihon Fukushi University(Tokai campus)

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

Highway[edit]

Sister city relations[edit]

Local attractions[edit]

  • Shurakuen Park
  • Oike Park

Noted people from Tōkai[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "International Exchange". List of Affiliation Partners within Prefectures. Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR). Retrieved 21 November 2015. 

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