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Nagoya City
名古屋市
Location of Nagoya City
Nagoya City's location in Aichi prefecture, Japan.
Location
Country Japan
Region Chūbu
Prefecture Aichi prefecture
Physical characteristics
Area 326.45 km²
Population (as of 2006/12/1)
     Total 2,225,866
     Density 6,818/km²
Location 35°07′N, 136°56′E
Symbols
Tree Camphor Laurel
Flower Lilium
Symbol of Nagoya City
Symbol of Nagoya City
Nagoya City City Hall
Mayor Takehisa Matsubara
Address 〒460-0001
Nagoya-shi,
Naka-ku, Sannomaru 3-chome 1-1
Phone number 052-972-2017
Official website: Nagoya City

Coordinates: 35°07′N, 136°56′E Nagoya (名古屋市 nagoya-shi?) is the fourth largest city in Japan. Located on the Pacific coast in the Chūbu region on central Honshū, it is the capital of Aichi Prefecture and is one of Japan's major ports along with those of Tokyo, Osaka, Kobe, Yokohama, Chiba, and Hakata. It is also the center of Japan's third largest metropolitan region, known as the Chukyo Metropolitan Area(see also Chūkyō region). Chūkyō Metropolitan Area (Nagoya metropolitan area) has 9.48 million people.[citation needed] Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1181x901, 41 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Nagoya ... Aichi Prefecture ) is located in the ChÅ«bu region of Japan. ... In political geography and international politics a country is a geographical entity, a territory, most commonly associated with the notions of state or nation. ... Map of the regions of Japan. ... Chubu region, Japan Mount Fuji is the ChÅ«bu regions most famous landmark. ... The prefectures of Japan are the countrys 47 sub-national jurisdictions: one metropolis (都 to), Tokyo; one circuit (道 dō), Hokkaidō; two urban prefectures (府 fu), Osaka and Kyoto; and 43 other prefectures (県 ken). ... Aichi Prefecture ) is located in the ChÅ«bu region of Japan. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... For other uses, see Tree (disambiguation). ... Binomial name Cinnamomum camphora (L.) Sieb. ... A Phalaenopsis flower Rudbeckia fulgida A flower, (<Old French flo(u)r<Latin florem<flos), also known as a bloom or blossom, is the reproductive structure found in flowering plants (plants of the division Magnoliophyta, also called angiosperms). ... “Lilies” redirects here. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (626x613, 10 KB) Summary Symbol for the city of Nagoya, Aichi. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... An address is a code and abstract concept expressing the fixed location of a home, business or other building on the earths surface. ... A telephone number is a sequence of decimal digits that uniquely indicates the network termination point. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... For other meanings of Pacific, see Pacific (disambiguation). ... Rugged coast of the West Coast of New Zealand The coast is defined as the part of the land adjoining or near the ocean. ... Chubu region, Japan Mount Fuji is the ChÅ«bu regions most famous landmark. ... 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. ... In politics, a capital (also called capital city or political capital — although the latter phrase has a second meaning based on an alternative sense of capital) is the principal city or town associated with a countrys government. ... Aichi Prefecture ) is located in the ChÅ«bu region of Japan. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Port. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Osaka )   is the capital of Osaka Prefecture and the third-largest[1] city in Japan, with a population of almost 2. ... Kobe ) is the capital city of Hyōgo Prefecture and a prominent port city in Japan with a population of about 1. ... For the town of Yokohama in Aomori Prefecture, see Yokohama, Aomori. ... Chiba Hall Mayor {{{Mayor}}} Address 〒260-8722 1-1, Chiba-kou, Chuo-ku, Chiba Phone number 043-245-5111 Official website: Chiba City , Chiba (千葉市 Chiba-shi) is the capital city of Chiba Prefecture, Japan. ... Hakata (&#21338;&#22810;&#21306;; -ku) is a ward in Fukuoka, Japan with a population of 176,585. ... ChÅ«kyō is the name of a major metropolitan area in Japan that is centered on the city of Nagoya in Aichi Prefecture. ... ChÅ«kyō region (中京地方 ChÅ«kyō-chihō) lies in the middle of Japans main island, Honshu. ...

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History

The city was founded on October 1, 1889, and was designated on September 1, 1956 by government ordinance. The city's name was historically written as the older Emperor of that time (also read as Nagoya), and as the city is located between Kyoto, Shikoku and Tokyo, it was also historically known as "central capital" (中京 Chūkyō?). The city was destroyed on 1945, when the american dropped bombs on the city. October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... September 1 is the 244th day of the year (245th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A city designated by government ordinance, or Government Ordinance City (政令指定都市 seirei shitei toshi or 政令市 seirei shi) is a city of Japan that has a population greater than 500,000 and important economic and industrial functions, and that is considered a major city in Japan. ...


Sightseeing

Nagoya's famous sight seeing spots include Nagoya Castle (名古屋城 Nagoya-jō?) and Atsuta Shrine (熱田神宮 Atsuta Jingū?). Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1280x960, 1264 KB) en: Nagoya Castle. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1280x960, 1264 KB) en: Nagoya Castle. ... Nagoya Castle Nagoya Castle (名古屋城; -jō) is located in Nagoya Aichi, Japan. ... Nagoya Castle Nagoya Castle (名古屋城; -jō) is located in Nagoya Aichi, Japan. ... Atsuta Shrine Atsuta Shrine ) is a Japanese Shinto shrine in Atsuta-ku, Nagoya. ...


Nagoya Castle Nagoya jō was built in 1612. Although a large part of it was burned down by the fires of World War II, the castle was restored in 1959, though some modern amenities such as elevators were added. Nagoya-jō is very famous for two magnificent Golden Orca (金の鯱 Kin no Shachihoko?) on the roof. They are often used as the symbol of Nagoya. Nagoya Castle Nagoya Castle (名古屋城; -jō) is located in Nagoya Aichi, Japan. ...


Atsuta jingū is known as the second-most venerable shrine in Japan. It enshrines the Kusanagi sacred sword (草薙神剣 Kusanagi no mitsurugi?) one of the three imperial regalia of Japan. It holds around 70 festivals in a year, and many people visit the shrine year-round. Also, the shrine has over 4,400 national treasures representing its 2,000 years' history. Kusanagi-no-tsurugi (Japanese: 草薙の剣) is a legendary Japanese sword as important to Japans history as Excalibur is to Britains. ... The Japanese Imperial Regalia (Jp: &#19977;&#31278;&#12398;&#31070;&#22120;; Sanshu no Jingi, or Three Sacred Treasures) consist of the sword, Kusanagi (&#33609;&#34201;&#21091;) (or possibly a replica of the original; see Kusanagi), the jewel, Yasakani no magatama (&#20843;&#23610;&#29898;&#26354;&#29577;), and the mirror Yata no kagami... The idea of national treasure, like national epics and national anthems, is part of the language of Romantic nationalism, which arose in the late 18th century and 19th centuries. ...

Nagoya TV Tower
Nagoya TV Tower

Modern attractions include the Nagoya TV Tower, JR Central Towers of Nagoya Station, the Nagoya Port area, the Higashiyama Zoo and botanical gardens and Italia Mura. Image File history File links Nagoya_Tower. ... Image File history File links Nagoya_Tower. ... Nagoya TV tower The Nagoya TV tower (&#21517;&#21476;&#23627;&#12486;&#12524;&#12499;&#22612;; Nagoya Terebi-t&#333;) is an electric wave tower in Nagoya. ... JR Central Towers Nagoya Station (名古屋駅) is a train station in Nakamura-ku, Nagoya, Japan. ... Italia Mura (イタリア村) is a mall located near the port of Nagoya, Japan. ...


Midland Square, the new headquarters of the Toyota Motor Corporation, features Japan's highest open-air observation deck. [1] Midland Square Observation deck Midland Square ), officially called Toyota-Mainichi Building ), is a skyscraper located in the Meieki district of Nakamura-ku, Nagoya, Japan. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ...


Wards

Nagoya has 16 wards (ku ?): A ku (&#21306;), translated as ward, is a district in a large Japanese city. ...

  • Atsuta-ku
  • Chikusa-ku
  • Higashi-ku
  • Kita-ku
  • Meito-ku
  • Midori-ku
  • Minami-ku
  • Minato-ku
  • Mizuho-ku
  • Moriyama-ku
  • Naka-ku
  • Nakagawa-ku
  • Nakamura-ku
  • Nishi-ku
  • Showa-ku
  • Tempaku-ku

Atsuta Shrine Atsuta (&#29105;&#30000;&#21306;, -ku) is one of the wards of the city of Nagoya in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. ... Chikusa (&#21315;&#31278;&#21306;; -ku) is a ward of Japan in the eastern part of Nagoya. ... Higashi (東区, -ku) is one of the wards of the city of Nagoya in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. ... Kita (北区, -ku) is one of the wards of the city of Nagoya in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. ... Meito (名東区, -ku) is one of the wards of the city of Nagoya in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. ... Midori (緑区, -ku) is one of the wards of the city of Nagoya in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. ... Minami (南区, -ku) is one of the wards of the city of Nagoya in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. ... Minato (&#28207;&#21306;; -ku) is a ward of the city of Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. ... Mizuho (瑞穂区, -ku) is one of the wards of the city of Nagoya in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. ... Moriyama (守山区, -ku) is one of the wards of the city of Nagoya in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. ... Naka (中区; -ku, lit. ... Nakagawa (中川区, -ku) is one of the wards of the city of Nagoya in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. ... JR Central Towers of Nagoya Station Nakamura (&#20013;&#26449;&#21306;; -ku) is one of the wards of Nagoya, Japan. ... Nishi (&#35199;&#21306; -ku, lit. ... Showa (&#26157;&#21644;&#21306;; -ku) is one of the ward of Nagoya, Japan. ... Tempaku (天白区, -ku) is one of the wards of the city of Nagoya in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. ...

Demographics

One of the earliest censuses, carried out in 1889, gave Nagoya's population as 157,496. It reached the 1 million mark in 1934 and, as of 2004, the city had an estimated population of 2,202,111 with a density of 6,745 persons per km². There are estimated to be 945,328 households in the city — a significant increase from 153,370 at the end of World War II, in 1945. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... Year 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday. ...


The total area is 326.45 km². Its metropolitan area extends into Mie and Gifu prefectures, with a total population of about 9 million people, with only Osaka and Tokyo being larger. It has been suggested that ChÅ«kyō region be merged into this article or section. ... Mie Prefecture (三重県; Mie-ken) is part of the Kinki region on Honshu island, Japan. ... Gifu Prefecture (岐阜県 Gifu-ken), is located in the Chubu region of central Japan. ...


Transportation

Entrace to Shiyakusho Subway Station.

Nagoya is served by Chūbu Centrair International Airport (NGO) in the city of Tokoname and by Nagoya Airport (Komaki Airport) (NKM) which is located in the cities of Komaki and Kasugai. On February 17, 2005, all of Nagoya Airport's commercial flights (except for flights operated by J-Air) moved to Centrair. Nagoya Airport is now used as a general aviation and airbase facility. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2048x1536, 1735 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Nagoya Subway ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2048x1536, 1735 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Nagoya Subway ... ChÅ«bu Centrair International Airport ) (IATA: NGO, ICAO: RJGG) is an airport on an artificial island in Ise Bay, Tokoname City in Aichi Prefecture, south of Nagoya in central Japan. ... Tokoname (&#24120;&#28369;&#24066;; -shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... Nagoya Airport ) or Komaki Airport ) (IATA: NKM, ICAO: RJNA), is a third class airport in the cities of Toyoyama, Komaki and Kasugai, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, serving Nagoya. ... Komaki (&#23567;&#29287;&#24066;; -shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... Kasugai (&#26149;&#26085;&#20117;&#24066;; -shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ... February 17 is the 48th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nagoya Airport ) or Komaki Airport ) (IATA: NKM, ICAO: RJNA), is a third class airport in the cities of Toyoyama, Komaki and Kasugai, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, serving Nagoya. ... J-Air Co. ... Nagoya Airport ) or Komaki Airport ) (IATA: NKM, ICAO: RJNA), is a third class airport in the cities of Toyoyama, Komaki and Kasugai, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, serving Nagoya. ... General aviation (abbr. ... An Airbase, sometimes referred to as a military airport or airfield, provides basing and support of military aircraft. ...


Nagoya Station, the world's largest train station by floor area, is on the Tōkaidō Shinkansen, Tōkaidō Main Line, and Chūō Main Line, among others. The Nagoya Railroad and Kinki Nippon Electric Railway provide regional rail service to points in the Tōkai and Kansai regions. The city is also serviced by the Nagoya Subway. JR Central Towers Nagoya Station (名古屋駅) is a train station in Nakamura-ku, Nagoya, Japan. ... Tokaido Shinkansen route Tōkaidō Shinkansen (東海道新幹線) is the original Shinkansen line that opened in 1964 between Tokyo and Shin-Osaka. ... Tōkaidō Main Line The Tōkaidō Main Line ) is the busiest trunk line of Japan Railway (JR), connecting Tokyo Station and Kobe Station. ... Commuter train on Chuo Line at Tokyo Station Chuo Main Line The Chūō Main Line ), commonly called the Chūō Line, is one of the trunk lines of JR, the intercity rail group in Japan. ... Meitetsu 7000-type panorama car Nagoya Railroad Co. ... The Kintetsu Corporation (&#36817;&#30079;&#26085;&#26412;&#37444;&#36947;&#26666;&#24335;&#20250;&#31038; Kinki Nippon Tetsud&#333; Kabushiki Gaisha), better known as Kintetsu (&#36817;&#37444;), is Japanese largest private railway company. ... The Tōkai region (東海, literally East Sea) is a subregion of Chubu, Japan along the Pacific Ocean. ... Kansai region, Japan The Kansai region ) of Japan, also known as the Kinki region ), lies in the Southern-Central region of Japans main island, HonshÅ«. The region includes the prefectures of Nara, Wakayama, Mie, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyōgo, and Shiga. ... A Nagoya subway train on the Higashiyama line. ...


Economy

An aerial view of Nagoya.
An aerial view of Nagoya.
International design center NAGOYA (IdcN).
International design center NAGOYA (IdcN).

Nagoya's main industry is the automotive business, as many Japanese automotive companies are based out of Nagoya (akin to U.S. automakers being based in the Detroit) area. Toyota is headquartered in the nearby city of Toyota. Major automotive suppliers such as PPG also have a presence in Nagoya. ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (1024x768, 422 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Nagoya, Aichi ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (1024x768, 422 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Nagoya, Aichi ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1200x1792, 356 KB) From en-wiki: International design center NAGOYA (IdcN) Photo taken by me on July 4, 2006. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1200x1792, 356 KB) From en-wiki: International design center NAGOYA (IdcN) Photo taken by me on July 4, 2006. ... Nickname: Motto: Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus (Latin for, We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes) Location in Wayne County, Michigan Coordinates: Country United States State Michigan County Wayne County Government  - Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick Area  - City  143. ... Toyota Motor Corporation ), or Toyota is a Japanese multinational corporation and the worlds second largest[3] automaker making automobiles, trucks, buses, robots and providing financial services through its division Toyota Financial Services. ... Toyota (豊田市; -shi), or Toyota City, is a city located in the Mikawa region of Aichi, Japan, ESE of Nagoya. ...


The Japanese confectionery company Marukawa is headquartered in Nagoya, as is the fine ceramics company Noritake. There is also a sizable aerospace and electronics industry in the area. A confection selection The term confectionery refers to food items that are (or at least are perceived to be) rich in sugar. ... Marukawa Confectionary Ltd. ... Noritake Co. ...


Nagoya is also known as the birthplace of pachinko. Ibanez Guitars are based in Nagoya Pachinko parlor Pachinko players Entrance to large pachinko parlor in Shinsaibashi, Osaka, Japan. ... This article is about the guitar manufacturer. ...


Breakdown of Nagoya's GDP by economic activity
(from the 2005 city profile published by the City of Nagoya)

  • Service 26.5%
  • Wholesale and Retail 20.2%
  • Manufacturing 12.3%
  • Shipping and Communications 10.4%
  • Real Estate 9.8%
  • Administrative Services Supply 5.9%
  • Construction 5.8%
  • Finance and Insurance 5.4%
  • Others 3.7%

The World Expo 2005, also known as Aichi Expo was held just outside of Nagoya in the neighboring cities of Nagakute and Seto. The event was held from March 25 to September 25, 2005. A part of the Global Loop at Expo 2005 Expo 2005 is the Worlds Fair held in Aichi Prefecture, Japan, east of the city of Nagoya. ... Nagakute (&#38263;&#20037;&#25163;&#30010;; -cho) is a town located in Aichi District, Aichi, Japan. ... Seto (瀬戸市; -shi) is a city located in Aichi, Japan. ...


Education and culture

Nagoya is home to the Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts, a sister museum to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, which was founded to bring aspects of the MFA's collection to Japan. Several universities are also located in Nagoya, including the University of Nagoya and Nanzan University. The Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts (N/BMFA) is an art museum located in Nagoya, Japan. ... Paul Gauguin, Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going? (Doù venons-nous? Que faisons-nous? Où allons-nous?) (1897). ...



Some famous Nagoya foods: misokatsu (pork cutlet with miso sauce), tebasaki (a type of yakitori), and kishimen (flat udon noodles). Miso ) is a traditional Japanese food produced by fermenting rice, barley and/or soybeans, with salt and kōji (the most typical miso is made with soy). ... Yakitori being cooked Yakitori (焼き鳥, やきとり), lit. ... Tempura Udon Udon (Hiragana:うどん; Kanji:饂飩, rarely 餛飩; Traditional Chinese: , wūdōng, sometimes 烏冬麵, wūdōngmiàn) is a type of thick wheat-based noodle popular in Japanese cuisine. ...


Sports

Nagoya is home to several professional sports teams:

Club Sport League Venue Established
Chunichi Dragons Baseball Central League Nagoya Dome 1936
Nagoya Grampus Eight Football J. League Mizuho Athletic Stadium,
Toyota Soccer Stadium
1992

Nagoya is also home of the Shonai FC amateur football club and Nagoya Barbarians amateur rugby football club. Since 1984 the city has hosted the Nagoya Marathon; an annual marathon race for women over the classic distance of 42km and 195 metres. The Chunichi Dragons have won the Central League pennant seven times (including 2006), and won the Japan Series in 1954. ... A view of the playing field at Busch Memorial Stadium, St. ... See also: Central League (football) The Central League (&#12475;&#12531;&#12488;&#12521;&#12523;&#12539;&#12522;&#12540;&#12464; Sentoraru Riigu) is one of Japans two major professional baseball leagues (the other is the Pacific League). ... Nagoya Dome (ナゴヤドーム), constructed in 1997, is a baseball field located in the city of Nagoya, Japan. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Nagoya Grampus Eight ) is a Japanese football club which plays in the first division of the J. League. ... Football (soccer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The Japan Professional Football League ), or J.LEAGUE ), is the top professional football (soccer) league in Japan and one of the most successful leagues in Asian club football. ... Mizuho Athletic Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Nagoya, Japan. ... Toyota Stadium ) is a 45,000 seat retractable roof stadium in Toyota City, Japan, built in 2001. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... Founded :2003 previously known as :Shonai Giants Team Colours : Sky Blue Top, black shorts, black smelly socks Home ground: Shonai Ryokuchi Koen Average crowd attendance: 30 Shonai FC is an amateur football team formed in Shonai Ryokuchi Koen, Nagoya in October 2003, The founding father was Sam Knight. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Nagoya Marathon is an annual marathon race for women over the classic distance of 42km and 195 metres. ...


Sister cities

Nagoya has 5 sister cities[2]: Sign denoting twin towns of Neckarsulm Town twinning or sister cities is a concept whereby towns or cities from geographically and politically distinct areas are paired, with the goal of fostering human contact and cultural links. ...

The Nagoya International Center promotes international exchange in the local community. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... Nickname: Ciudad de los Palacios Location of Mexico City in central Mexico Coordinates: Country Mexico Federal entity Federal District Boroughs The 16 delegaciones Founded (as Tenochtitlan) c. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Peoples_Republic_of_China. ...   (Chinese: 南京; Romanizations: NánjÄ«ng (Pinyin), Nan-ching (Wade-Giles), Nanking (Postal map spelling)) is the capital of Chinas Jiangsu Province and a city with a prominent place in Chinese history and culture. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... The Sydney Opera House on Sydney Harbour Sydney (pronounced ) is the most populous city in Australia, with a metropolitan area population of over 4. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Torino redirects here. ... The Nagoya International Center is a non-profit organization based in Nakamura-ku, Nagoya, Japan. ...


Notable people

Ichiro Suzuki ), often known simply as Ichiro ), born October 22, 1973 in Toyoyama, Nishikasugai, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, is the center fielder for the Seattle Mariners Major League Baseball team. ... Toyoyama (&#35914;&#23665;&#30010;; -cho) is a town located in Nishikasugai District, Aichi, Japan. ... Midori Ito , born August 13, 1969) is a former Japanese figure skater. ... Mao Asada , born 25 September 1990 in Nagoya) is a Japanese figure skater. ... Miki Ando (Japanese: , Andō Miki) (born on December 18, 1987 in Nagoya, Japan) is a Japanese figure skater. ...

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