Anjō, Aichi


Anjō, Aichi

Infobox City Japan
Name= Anjō
JapaneseName= 安城市
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Region= Chūbu (Tōkai)
Prefecture= Aichi
District=
Area_km2= 86.01
PopDate= March 2008
Population= 176,323
Density_km2= 2050
Coords=
LatitudeDegrees= 34
LatitudeMinutes= 58
LatitudeSeconds=
LongtitudeDegrees= 137
LongtitudeMinutes= 5
LongtitudeSeconds=
Tree= Japanese Black Pine
Flower= Scarlet Sage
Symbol
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SymbolDescription= Flag
Mayor= Gaku Kamiya
CityHallPostalCode= 446-8501
CityHallAddress=18-23, Sakuramachi, Anjō-shi, Aichi-ken
CityHallPhone= 0566-76-1111
CityHallLink= [http://www.city.anjo.aichi.jp/ Anjō City]

nihongo|Anjō|安城市|Anjō-shi is a city located in Aichi, Japan.

As of 2008, the city has an estimated population of 176,323 and the density of 2,050 persons per km². The total area is 86.01 km².

The city was founded on May 5, 1952.

The city was once known as nihongo|"Japanese Denmark"|日本デンマーク in 1920s to 1930s, when it experimented collective farming. [ [http://www.city.anjo.aichi.jp/kanri_bumon/english/facts/history/index.html Chronological table of Anjo's history] on Anjō official website, retrieved on March 14 2008.] Its name still remains in the park called [http://denpark.jp/ Den Park] , as well as the [http://www.kurokuwa-beer.com/index.html Den Beer] , a microbrew located in the park. Rural areas in Anjō are known for it's popular production of Figs and the Nashi Pear.

After the post-war economic growth of Japan, however, the city became largely industrial, hosting many Toyota related factories.

ister Cities

* Huntington Beach, USA
* Hobsons Bay, Australia
* Kolding, Denmark

References

External links

*ja icon [http://www.city.anjo.aichi.jp/ Official website]
**en icon [http://www.city.anjo.aichi.jp/kanri_bumon/english/index.html English portions]


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