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Encyclopedia > Aichi Prefecture
Aichi Prefecture (愛知県 Aichi-ken)
Capital Nagoya
Region Chūbu
Island Honshū
Governor Masaaki Kanda
Area 5,153.81 km² (28th)
 - % water 5.4%
Population  (April 27, 2007)
 - Population 7,341,000 (4th)
 - Density 1,424 /km²
Districts 10
Municipalities 63
ISO 3166-2 JP-23
Website www.pref.aichi.jp/
index-e.html
Prefectural Symbols
 - Flower Iris (Iris laevigata)
 - Tree Hananoki (Acer pycnanthum)
 - Bird Scops Owl (Otus scops japonicus)

Symbol of Aichi Prefecture

Aichi Prefecture (愛知県 Aichi-ken?) is located in the Chūbu region of Japan. The capital is Nagoya. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1397x1593, 77 KB) Summary Summary Large size map of Japan with Aichi highlighted, self made but originally based on a japanese mapbook. ... Nagoya ) is the fourth largest city in Japan. ... Map of the regions of Japan. ... Chubu region, Japan Mount Fuji is the ChÅ«bu regions most famous landmark. ... The four main islands of Japan are: Hokkaidō HonshÅ« KyÅ«shÅ« Shikoku Okinawa is the fifth largest island except the disputed northern territories, and is the smallest island which has a prefectural capital. ... HonshÅ« (本州 Literally Main State) is the largest island of Japan, called the Mainland; it is south of Hokkaido across the Tsugaru Strait, north of Shikoku across the Inland Sea, and northeast of Kyushu across the Kanmon Strait. ... Notes: 1 km² References National Governers Association (Japanese) See also Politics of Japan Prefectures of Japan List of Japanese prefectures by population ISO 3166-2 codes for Japan Categories: Japanese prefectures ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 248 days remaining. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini (common) era. ... Notes: ¹ as of 2000 References National Governors Association (Japanese) See also Politics of Japan Prefectures of Japan List of Japanese prefectures ranked by area ISO 3166-2 codes for Japan Categories: Japanese prefectures ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... This article is about the Japanese municipality system. ... ISO 3166-2 codes for Japan cover 47 prefectures. ... Species See text Iris (Chinese:鳶尾花) is a genus of between 200-300 species of flowering plants with showy flowers which takes its name from the Greek word for a rainbow, referring to the wide variety of flower colours found among the many species. ... Families Strigidae Tytonidae Ogygoptyngidae (fossil) Palaeoglaucidae (fossil) Protostrigidae (fossil) Sophiornithidae (fossil) Synonyms Strigidae sensu Sibley & Ahlquist Owls are a group of birds of prey. ... Aichi prefectural symbol (source: ja. ... Aichi Steel Corporation (愛知製鋼, Aichi Seikō) (TYO: 5482) is a Japanese steel manufacturer. ... Chubu region, Japan Mount Fuji is the ChÅ«bu regions most famous landmark. ... Nagoya ) is the fourth largest city in Japan. ...

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History

Originally the region was divided into the three provinces of Owari, Mikawa and Ho. After the Taika era, Mikawa and Ho were united into a single entity. In 1871, after the Abolition of the han system, Owari, with the exception of the Chita Peninsula, was institutionalized as Nagoya Prefecture, while Mikawa combined with the Chita Peninsula formed the Nukata Prefecture. Nagoya Prefecture was renamed to Aichi Prefecture in April of 1872, and was united with Nukata Prefecture on November 27 of the same year. Mikawa (三河国, Mikawa no kuni) is an old province in the area that today forms the eastern half of Aichi Prefecture. ... The Taika Reforms ) were a set of doctrines established by Emperor Kōtoku in the year 646. ... 1871 (MDCCCLXXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Occurring in 1871, the abolition of the han system and establishment of the prefecture system (廃藩置県, haihan-chiken; hai abolish + han + chi set down + ken prefecture) was an act to replace the traditional han system and introduce new local government. ... Satellite image of Chita Peninsula (left), Mikawa Bay (center), and Atsumi Peninsula (lower right) Chita Peninsula (知多半島 Chita Hantō) is a peninsula to the south of Aichi Prefecture, central Honshu, Japan. ... Nukata Prefecture (額田県 -ken) was a prefecture in the Chubu region of Japan, comprising the former state of Mikawa and the Chita Peninsula. ... Year 1872 (MDCCCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... November 27 is the 331st day (332nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...


The Expo 2005 World Exposition, Aichi, Japan, was held in Seto and Nagakute. A part of the Global Loop at Expo 2005 Expo with the Corporate Pavilions in the background Wonder Circus, the Electric Power Pavilion Expo 2005 was the Worlds Fair held in Aichi Prefecture, Japan, east of the city of Nagoya. ... Worlds Fair is any of various large expositions held since the mid-19th century. ... Seto (瀬戸市; -shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... Nagakute (長久手町; -cho) is a town located in Aichi District, Aichi, Japan. ...


Geography

Satellite picture of Mikawa Bay.

Located near the center of the Japanese main island of Honshū, Aichi Prefecture faces the Ise and Mikawa Bays to the south and borders Shizuoka to the east, Nagano to the northeast, Gifu to the north, and Mie to the west. It measures 106 km east to west and 94 km south to north. With 5,153.81 km² it accounts for approximately 1.36% of the total surface area of Japan. The highest spot is Chausuyama at 1415 m above sea level. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (794x898, 162 KB) Mikawa Bay with Atsumi Peninsula left and Chita Peninsula below, Aichi, Japan. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (794x898, 162 KB) Mikawa Bay with Atsumi Peninsula left and Chita Peninsula below, Aichi, Japan. ... HonshÅ« (本州 Literally Main State) is the largest island of Japan, called the Mainland; it is south of Hokkaido across the Tsugaru Strait, north of Shikoku across the Inland Sea, and northeast of Kyushu across the Kanmon Strait. ... Ise Bay (伊勢湾, Ise wan) is a bay located at the mouth of the Kiso river, between Mie and Aichi prefectures in Japan. ... Mikawa Bay (Landsat photo) Mikawa Bay (三河湾 Mikawa-wan) is a bay to the south of Aichi Prefecture, Japan, surrounded by Chita Peninsula to the west and Atsumi Peninsula to the east and south. ... Shizuoka Prefecture ) is located in the ChÅ«bu region on HonshÅ« island, Japan. ... Nagano Prefecture (長野県; Nagano-ken) is located on Honshu island, Japan. ... Gifu Prefecture (岐阜県 Gifu-ken), is located in the Chubu region of central Japan. ... Mie Prefecture (三重県; Mie-ken) is part of the Kinki region on Honshu island, Japan. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ...


The western part of the prefecture is dominated by Nagoya, Japan's fourth largest city, and its suburbs, while the eastern part is relatively less densely populated but still contains several major industrial centers. Due to its robust economy, for the Oct 2005-Oct 2006 period, Aichi was the fastest growing prefecture in terms of population, beating Tokyo, at 7.4%. Nagoya Castle Nagoya (名古屋市; -shi) is the fourth largest (third largest metropolitan region) and the third most prosperous city in Japan. ...

Map of Aichi Prefecture.


Image File history File links Size of this preview: 786 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1181 × 901 pixel, file size: 40 KB, MIME type: image/png) Map of Aichi Prefecture, Japan. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 786 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1181 × 901 pixel, file size: 40 KB, MIME type: image/png) Map of Aichi Prefecture, Japan. ...


Cities

Thirty-five cities are located in Aichi Prefecture:

Aisai (愛西市; -shi), or Aisai City, is a city located in Owari Region of Aichi Prefecture, Japan. ... Anjos location Anjō (安城市; -shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... Chiryū (知立市; -shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... Chita (知多市; -shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... Gamagōri (蒲郡市; -shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... This article is about the city of Handa in Japan. ... Hekinan (碧南市; -shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... Categories: Cities in Aichi Prefecture | Japan geography stubs ... Inazawa (稲沢市; -shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... Inuyama (犬山市; -shi) is a city located near Nagoya in Aichi, Japan. ... Iwakura (岩倉市; Iwakura-shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... Kariya redirects here. ... Kasugai (春日井市; Kasugai-shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... Kiyosu (清洲町; -cho) is a town located in Nishikasugai District, Aichi, Japan. ... Komaki (小牧市; Komaki-shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... Kōnan (江南市; -shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... Nagoya Castle Nagoya (名古屋市; -shi) is the fourth largest (third largest metropolitan region) and the third most prosperous city in Japan. ... Nishio (西尾市; -shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... Nisshin (日進市 Nisshin-shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... Okazaki (岡崎市; -shi) is a city located in Aichi Prefecture on the main island of Japan. ... Ōbu (大府市; -shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... Owariasahi (尾張旭市; -shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... Seto (瀬戸市; -shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... Shinshiro (新城市; -shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... Tahara (田原市; Tahara-shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... Takahama (高浜市; -shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... Tokoname (常滑市; -shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... Tokai region (東海) is a subregion of Chubu, Japan along the Pacific Ocean. ... Toyoake City Office Toyoake (豊明市; -shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... Toyohashi (豊橋市; -shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... Toyokawa (豊川市; Toyokawa-shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... Toyota (豊田市; -shi), or Toyota City, is a city located in the Mikawa region of Aichi, Japan, ESE of Nagoya. ... Tsushima (津島市; -shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... Yatomi (弥富町; -chou) is a town located in Ama District, Aichi, Japan. ...

Towns and villages

Towns and villages in each district: The district (郡; gun) was most recently used as an administrative unit in Japan between 1878 and 1921 and is roughly equivalent to the county of the United States. ...

Nagakute
Tōgō
Jimokuji
Kanie
Miwa
Ōharu
Shippō
Tobishima
Agui
Higashiura
Mihama
Minamichita
Taketoyo
  • Hazu District
Hazu
Isshiki
Kira
  • Hoi District
Kozakai
Mito
Otowa
Shitara
Tōei
Toyone
Miyoshi
Haruhi
Toyoyama
Fusō
Ōguchi
Kōta

Aichi (愛知郡; Aichi-gun) is a district located in Aichi Prefecture (愛知県 Aichi-ken), Japan. ... Nagakute (長久手町; -cho) is a town located in Aichi District, Aichi, Japan. ... Tōgō (東郷町; -chō) is a town located in Aichi District, Aichi, Japan. ... Ama (海部郡; -gun) is a district located in Aichi, Japan. ... Jimokuji (甚目寺町; -chou) is a town located in Ama District, Aichi, Japan. ... Kanie (蟹江町; -chou) is a town in the southwest part of Aichi Prefecture. ... Miwa (美和町; -chou) is a town located in Ama District, Aichi, Japan. ... ÅŒharu ) is a town located in Ama District, Aichi, Japan. ... Shippō (七宝町; -chō) is a town located in Ama District, Aichi, Japan. ... Tobishima (飛島村; -mura) is a village located in Ama District, Aichi, Japan. ... Chita (知多郡; -gun) is a district located in Aichi, Japan. ... Agui (阿久比町; -chou) is a town located in Chita District, Aichi, Japan. ... Higashiura (東浦町; -chou) is a town located in Chita District, Aichi, Japan. ... Mihama (美浜町; -chou) is a town located in Chita District, Aichi, Japan. ... Minamichita (南知多町; -chou) is a town located in Chita District, Aichi, Japan. ... Taketoyo (武豊町; -chou) is a town located in Chita District, Aichi, Japan. ... Hazu (幡豆郡; -gun) is a district located in Aichi, Japan. ... Hazu (幡豆町; -chou) is a town located in Hazu District, Aichi, Japan. ... Isshiki (一色町; -chou) is a town located in Hazu District, Aichi, Japan. ... Kira (吉良町; -chou) is a town located in Hazu District, Aichi, Japan. ... Hoi (宝飯郡; -gun) is a district located in Aichi, Japan. ... Kozakai (小坂井町; -chou) is a town located in Hoi District, Aichi, Japan. ... Mito (御津町; -chou) is a town located in Hoi District, Aichi, Japan. ... Otowa Town Office Otowa (音羽町; Otowa-chou) is a town located in Hoi District, Aichi, Japan. ... Kitashitara (北設楽郡; -gun) is a district located in Aichi, Japan. ... Shitara Town Shitara (設楽町; -chou) is a town located in Kitashitara District, Aichi, Japan. ... Tōei ) is a town located in Kitashitara District, Aichi, Japan. ... Toyone Village in Aichi Prefecture Toyone (豊根村; -mura) is a village located in Kitashitara District, Aichi, Japan. ... Nishikamo (西加茂郡; -gun) is a district located in Aichi, Japan. ... Miyoshi (三好町; -chou) is a town located in Nishikamo District, Aichi, Japan. ... Nishikasugai (西春日井郡; -gun) is a district located in Aichi, Japan. ... Haruhi (春日町; -cho) is a town located in Nishikasugai District, Aichi, Japan. ... Toyoyama (豊山町; -cho) is a town located in Nishikasugai District, Aichi, Japan. ... Niwa (丹羽郡; -gun) is a district located in Aichi, Japan. ... Fusō (扶桑町; -chō) is a town located in Niwa District, Aichi, Japan. ... Oguchi (大口町; -cho) is a town located in Niwa District, Aichi, Japan. ... Nukata (額田郡; -gun) is a district located in Aichi, Japan. ... Kōta (幸田町; -chō) is a town located in Nukata District, Aichi, Japan. ...

Mergers

(as of April 1, 2006) It has been suggested that April Fools Day be merged into this article or section. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...

This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... August 20 is the 232nd day of the year (233rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A town (町 chō) is a local administrative unit in Japan. ... Tahara (田原市; Tahara-shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... It has been suggested that April Fools Day be merged into this article or section. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A town (町 chō) is a local administrative unit in Japan. ... Heiwa (平和町; -cho) was a town located in Nakashima District, Aichi, Japan. ... Sobue (祖父江町; -cho) was a town located in Nakashima District, Aichi, Japan. ... Inazawa (稲沢市; -shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... Nakashima (中島郡; -gun) was a district located in Aichi, Japan. ... It has been suggested that April Fools Day be merged into this article or section. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Bisai (尾西市; -shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... Kisogawa (木曽川町; -cho) is a town located in Haguri District, Aichi, Japan. ... Categories: Cities in Aichi Prefecture | Japan geography stubs ... Haguri (葉栗郡; -gun) was a district located in Aichi, Japan. ... It has been suggested that April Fools Day be merged into this article or section. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Saya (佐屋町; -chou) was a town located in Ama District, Aichi, Japan. ... Saori (佐織町; -chou) was a town located in Ama District, Aichi, Japan. ... A town (町 chō) is a local administrative unit in Japan. ... Hachikai (八開村; -mura) was a village located in Ama District, Aichi, Japan. ... Tatsuta (立田村; -mura) was a village located in Ama District, Aichi, Japan. ... A village (村 mura or son) is a local administrative unit in Japan. ... Ama (海部郡; -gun) is a district located in Aichi, Japan. ... Aisai (愛西市; -shi), or Aisai City, is a city located in Owari Region of Aichi Prefecture, Japan. ... It has been suggested that April Fools Day be merged into this article or section. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A town (町 chō) is a local administrative unit in Japan. ... Fujioka (藤岡町; -chou) was a town located in Nishikamo District, Aichi, Japan. ... Obara (小原村; -mura) is a village located in Nishikamo District, Aichi, Japan. ... Nishikamo (西加茂郡; -gun) is a district located in Aichi, Japan. ... A town (町 chō) is a local administrative unit in Japan. ... Asuke (足助町; -chou) was a town located in Higashikamo District, Aichi, Japan. ... Shimoyama (下山村; -mura) was a village located in Higashikamo District, Aichi, Japan. ... Asahi (旭町; -chou) was a town in Higashikamo District, Aichi, Japan. ... Inabu (稲武町; -chou) was a town located in Higashikamo District, Aichi, Japan. ... Higashikamo (東加茂郡; -gun) was a district located in Aichi, Japan. ... Toyota (豊田市; -shi), or Toyota City, is a city located in the Mikawa region of Aichi, Japan, ESE of Nagoya. ... Higashikamo (東加茂郡; -gun) was a district located in Aichi, Japan. ... July 7 is the 188th day of the year (189th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 177 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A town (町 chō) is a local administrative unit in Japan. ... Kiyosu (清洲町; -cho) is a town located in Nishikasugai District, Aichi, Japan. ... Shinkawa (新川町; -cho) was a town located in Nishikasugai District, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. ... Nishibiwajima (西枇杷島町; -cho) was a town located in Nishikasugai District, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. ... Kiyosu (清洲町; -cho) is a town located in Nishikasugai District, Aichi, Japan. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Tsugu (津具村; -mura) was a village located in Kitashitara District, Aichi, Japan. ... Shitara Town Shitara (設楽町; -chou) is a town located in Kitashitara District, Aichi, Japan. ... Kitashitara (北設楽郡; -gun) is a district located in Aichi, Japan. ... Shitara Town Shitara (設楽町; -chou) is a town located in Kitashitara District, Aichi, Japan. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Former Town of Atsumi Atsumi (渥美町; -chou) was a town located in Atsumi District, Aichi, Japan. ... Atsumi (渥美郡; -gun) was a district located in Aichi, Japan. ... Tahara (田原市; Tahara-shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... Atsumi (渥美郡; -gun) was a district located in Aichi, Japan. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Shinshiro (新城市; -shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... Hōrai (鳳来町; -chou) was a town located in Minamishitara District, Aichi, Japan. ... Tsukude (作手村; -mura) was a village located in Minamishitara District, Aichi, Japan. ... Minamishitara (南設楽郡; -gun) was a district located in Aichi, Japan. ... Shinshiro (新城市; -shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... Minamishitara (南設楽郡; -gun) was a district located in Aichi, Japan. ... November 27 is the 331st day (332nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Former Village of Tomiyama Tomiyama (富山村; -mura) was a village located in Kitashitara District, Aichi, Japan. ... Kitashitara (北設楽郡; -gun) is a district located in Aichi, Japan. ... Toyone Village in Aichi Prefecture Toyone (豊根村; -mura) is a village located in Kitashitara District, Aichi, Japan. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... A town (町 chō) is a local administrative unit in Japan. ... Nukata (額田町; -chou) is a town located in Nukata District, Aichi, Japan. ... Nukata (額田郡; -gun) is a district located in Aichi, Japan. ... Okazaki (岡崎市; -shi) is a city located in Aichi Prefecture on the main island of Japan. ... February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... A town (町 chō) is a local administrative unit in Japan. ... Categories: Towns in Aichi Prefecture | Japan geography stubs ... Hoi (宝飯郡; -gun) is a district located in Aichi, Japan. ... Toyokawa (豊川市; Toyokawa-shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... March 20 is the 79th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (80th in leap years). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... A town (町 chō) is a local administrative unit in Japan. ... Shikatsu (師勝町; -cho) is a town located in Nishikasugai District, Aichi, Japan. ... Nishiharu (西春町; -cho) is a town located in Nishikasugai District, Aichi, Japan. ... Nishikasugai (西春日井郡; -gun) is a district located in Aichi, Japan. ... It has been suggested that April Fools Day be merged into this article or section. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Jūshiyama (十四山村; -mura) is a village located in Ama District, Aichi, Japan. ... A town (町 chō) is a local administrative unit in Japan. ... Yatomi (弥富町; -chou) is a town located in Ama District, Aichi, Japan. ... Ama (海部郡; -gun) is a district located in Aichi, Japan. ... Yatomi (弥富町; -chou) is a town located in Ama District, Aichi, Japan. ...

Economy

Aichi's industrial output is higher than any other prefecture in Japan: the prefecture is known as the center of Japan's automotive and aerospace industries. Companies headquartered in Aichi include: Download high resolution version (2048x1536, 1667 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (2048x1536, 1667 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... A part of the Global Loop at Expo 2005 Expo with the Corporate Pavilions in the background Wonder Circus, the Electric Power Pavilion Expo 2005 was the Worlds Fair held in Aichi Prefecture, Japan, east of the city of Nagoya. ...

Aisin Seiki Kariya
Brother Industries, Ltd. Nagoya
Central Japan Railway Company Nagoya
Denso Corporation Kariya
Makita Corporation Anjou
Matsuzakaya Nagoya
Nagoya Railroad Nagoya
Nippon Sharyo Nagoya
Noritake Nagoya
Toyota Motor Corporation Toyota

Companies such as Daimler Chrysler, Fuji Heavy Industries, Mitsubishi Motors, Pfizer, Sony, Suzuki, and Volkswagen also operate plants in Aichi. Aisin Seiki Co. ... Kariya redirects here. ... Brother Industries, Ltd. ... JR Central Towers in Nagoya The Central Japan Railway Company (東海旅客鉄道 JR Tōkai; JR 東海) is the main railway company operating in the Chubu (Nagoya) region of central Japan. ... DENSO Corporation (株式会社デンソー) (TYO: 6902) is a global automotive components manufacturer headquartered in the city of Kariya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. ... The Makita Corporation is an international corporation founded in 1915 and based in Anjo, Japan. ... The Matsuzakaya Co. ... Meitetsu 7000-type panorama car Nagoya Railroad Co. ... Nippon Sharyo, Ltd. ... Noritake Co. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Toyota (豊田市; -shi), or Toyota City, is a city located in the Mikawa region of Aichi, Japan, ESE of Nagoya. ... DaimlerChrysler AG (Xetra: DCX) , (NYSE: DCX), with headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany and Auburn Hills, Michigan, is a prominent automobile and truck manufacturer, formed in 1998 by the buyout of the Chrysler Corporation (USA) by Daimler-Benz (Germany). ... A descendant of the Nakajima Aircraft Company (est. ... Mitsubishi Motors Corporation ) is the fifth largest automaker in Japan and the thirteenth largest in the world by unit sales. ... Pfizer, Incorporated (NYSE: PFE) (pronounced faɪzəɹ or faɪzÉ™), is the worlds largest pharmaceutical company. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Suzuki Motor Corporation is a Japanese multinational corporation company producing a range of automobiles (especially Keicars), a full range of motorcycles, outboard motors, and a variety of other small combustion-powered engine products. ... Volkswagen AG (ISIN: DE0007664005), or VW, is an automobile manufacturer based in Wolfsburg, Germany. ...


Demographics

As of 2001 Aichi Prefecture's population was 50.03% male and 49.97% female. 139,540 residents or nearly 2% are of foreign nationality. 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The shield and spear of the Roman God Mars are often used to represent the male sex In heterogamous species, male is the sex of an organism, or of a part of an organism, which typically produces smaller, mobile gametes (spermatozoa) that are able to fertilise female gametes (ova). ... Look up Female in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... In English usage, nationality is the legal relationship between a person and a country. ...

Population by age (2001)
Age % Population % Male % Female
0 - 9 10.21 10.45 9.96
10 - 19 10.75 11.02 10.48
20 - 29 15.23 15.71 14.75
30 - 39 14.81 15.31 14.30
40 - 49 12.21 12.41 12.01
50 - 59 15.22 15.31 15.12
60 - 69 11.31 11.22 11.41
70 - 79 6.76 6.01 7.52
over 80 3.12 2.01 4.23
unknown 0.38 0.54 0.23

Culture

Sports

The sports teams listed below are based in Aichi.


Football (soccer)

Baseball
Nagoya Grampus Eight ) is a Japanese football club which plays in the first division of the J. League. ... Nagoya Castle Nagoya (名古屋市; -shi) is the fourth largest (third largest metropolitan region) and the third most prosperous city in Japan. ... F.C. Kariya ) are a football (soccer) club based in Kariya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. ... Kariya redirects here. ...

Volleyball
The Chunichi Dragons have won the Central League pennant seven times (including 2006), and won the Japan Series in 1954. ... Nagoya Castle Nagoya (名古屋市; -shi) is the fourth largest (third largest metropolitan region) and the third most prosperous city in Japan. ...

Rugby
Club Name 豊田合成トレフェルサ Arena Inazawa city, Aichi Japan. ... Nishikasugai (西春日井郡; -gun) is a district located in Aichi, Japan. ... Club Name デンソー・エアリービーズ Arena Nishio city, Aichi, Japan. ... Nishio (西尾市; -shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... Club Name トヨタ車体クインシーズ Arena Kariya city, Aichi, Japan. ... Kariya redirects here. ...

Toyota Verblitz is a Japanese rugby union team. ... Toyota (豊田市; -shi), or Toyota City, is a city located in the Mikawa region of Aichi, Japan, ESE of Nagoya. ...

Tourism

Meiji Mura in Inuyama preserves the main lobby of the old Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Imperial Hotel.

Notable sites in Aichi include the Meiji Mura open-air architectural museum in Inuyama, which preserves historic buildings from Japan's Meiji and Taisho eras, including the reconstructed lobby of Frank Lloyd Wright's old Imperial Hotel (which originally stood in Tokyo from 1923 to 1967). Facade of Frank Lloyd Wrights Imperial Hotel, Meiji Mura, Near Nagoya, Japan I took this photograph and contribute it to the public domain. ... Facade of Frank Lloyd Wrights Imperial Hotel, Meiji Mura, Near Nagoya, Japan I took this photograph and contribute it to the public domain. ... Inuyama (犬山市; -shi) is a city located near Nagoya in Aichi, Japan. ... Frank Lloyd Wright (June 8, 1867—April 9, 1959) was one of the most prominent and influential architects of his era. ... Facade and pool of Imperial Hotel in the Museum Meiji-Mura Imperial Hotel, Ltd. ... Meiji Mura in Inuyama preserves the main lobby of the old Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Imperial Hotel Meiji Mura (or Meiji Village) is an open-air architectural museum in Inuyama, near Nagoya in Aichi prefecture, Japan. ... Inuyama (犬山市; -shi) is a city located near Nagoya in Aichi, Japan. ... The Meiji period ) denotes the 45-year reign of Emperor Meiji, running from 8 September 1868 (in the Gregorian calendar, 23 October 1868) to 30 July 1912. ... History of Japan Paleolithic Jomon Yayoi Yamato period ---Kofun period ---Asuka period Nara period Heian period Kamakura period Muromachi period Azuchi-Momoyama period ---Nanban period Edo period Meiji period Taisho period Showa period ---Japanese expansionism ---Occupied Japan ---Post-Occupation Japan Heisei The Taisho period (大正 Taishō, lit. ... Frank Lloyd Wright (June 8, 1867—April 9, 1959) was one of the most prominent and influential architects of his era. ... Facade and pool of Imperial Hotel in the Museum Meiji-Mura Imperial Hotel, Ltd. ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ...


Other sites in Aichi include the tour of the Toyota car factory in the city by the same name, the monkey park in Inuyama, and the castles in Nagoya, Okazaki, Toyohashi, and Inuyama. Toyota Motor Corporation ), or Toyota is a Japanese automaker. ... Inuyama (犬山市; -shi) is a city located near Nagoya in Aichi, Japan. ... Nagoya ) is the fourth largest city in Japan. ... The word Okazaki can refer to several things: Okazaki, Aichi – a city in Japan. ... Toyohashi (豊橋市; -shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... Inuyama (犬山市; -shi) is a city located near Nagoya in Aichi, Japan. ...


Because of Aichi's location along the Eastern seacoast, there are some scenic spots, but other than the Atsumi Peninsula surf beaches there are no significant beach destinations when compared to neighboring Shizuoka Prefecture. Most attractions are man-made destinations, dealing with the region's history or modern marvels. Shizuoka Prefecture ) is located in the Chūbu region on Honshū island, Japan. ...


Prefectural symbols

External links

  • Aichi Japan
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Aichi travel guide from Wikitravel Image File history File links Commons-logo. ... Wikimedia Commons logo by Reid Beels The Wikimedia Commons (also called Commons or Wikicommons) is a repository of free content images, sound and other multimedia files. ... Wikitravel is a project to create an open content, complete, up-to-date, and reliable world-wide travel guide. ...

  • Official Aichi Prefecture homepage
  • Aichi Prefectural Tourist Association
Image:Aichi Prefecture shadow picture.png Aichi Prefecture
Cities
Aisai | Anjou | Chiryu | Chita | Gamagori | Handa | Hekinan | Ichinomiya | Inazawa | Inuyama | Iwakura | Kariya | Kasugai | Kitanagoya | Kiyosu | Komaki | Konan | Nagoya (capital) | Nishio | Nisshin | Okazaki | Obu | Owariasahi | Seto | Shinshiro | Tahara | Takahama | Tokoname | Tokai | Toyoake | Toyohashi | Toyokawa | Toyota | Tsushima | Yatomi
Districts
Aichi | Ama | Chita | Hazu | Hoi | Kitashitara | Nishikamo | Nishikasugai | Niwa | Nukata
  See also: Towns and villages by district edit

Coordinates: 35°5′N, 136°59′E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Aichi Prefecture (608 words)
Nagoya prefecture was renamed to Aichi prefecture in April of 1872 and on November 27 was united with Nukata prefecture.
Located near the center of the Japanese archipelago, Aichi prefecture faces the Ise[?] and Mikawa[?] bay in the south and is bordered by Shizuoka in the east, Nagano in the north east, Gifu in the north, and Mie in the west.
As of 2001 Aichi prefecture's population was 50.03% male and 49.97% female [1] (http://www.pref.aichi.jp/toukei/jyoho/nenkan/data/02/n14_0201.xls).
Aichi Prefecture of Japan - Japan's Geography (283 words)
Aichi prefecture (Aichi-ken) is located in the Chubu region of Japan.
In 1871, after the abolition of the han system, Owari, with the exception of the Chita peninsula, was institutionalized as Nagoya prefecture, while Mikawa combined with the Chita peninsula formed the Nukata prefecture.
Aichi is a major industrial region and includes the city of Toyota, a major automotive center.
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