Isshiki, Aichi

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Isshiki

一色町
Former municipality
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Isshiki
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°49′N137°2′E / 34.817°N 137.033°E / 34.817; 137.033 Coordinates: 34°49′N137°2′E / 34.817°N 137.033°E / 34.817; 137.033
CountryJapan
Region Chūbu (Tōkai)
Prefecture Aichi Prefecture
District Hazu
MergedApril 1, 2011
(now part of Nishio)
Area
  Total22.53 km2 (8.70 sq mi)
Population
 (February 1, 2010)
  Total23,775
  Density1,055.25/km2 (2,733.1/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+09:00 (JST)
Symbols
Flower Carnation
Tree Pinus thunbergii

Isshiki (一色町, Isshiki-chō) was a town located in Hazu District, Aichi Prefecture, Japan.

As of May 1, 2004, the village had an estimated population of 23,775 and a population density of 1055.25 persons per km². Its total area was 22.53 km².

Isshiki was a coastal settlement in southern Aichi Prefecture, on Mikawa Bay. The town economy was based on commercial fishing, horticulture and seasonal tourism. The modern town was founded on October 1, 1923, and expanded in August 1954 by merging with adjacent Sakuma Village.

On April 1, 2011, Isshiki, along with the towns of Hazu and Kira (all from Hazu District), was merged into the expanded city of Nishio. Hazu District was dissolved as a result of this merger.

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