Mito, Aichi

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Mito

御津町
Former municipality
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Mito Town Office
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Flag
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Emblem
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Location of Mito in Aichi Prefecture
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Mito
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°49′N137°19′E / 34.817°N 137.317°E / 34.817; 137.317 Coordinates: 34°49′N137°19′E / 34.817°N 137.317°E / 34.817; 137.317
CountryJapan
Region Chūbu (Tōkai)
Prefecture Aichi Prefecture
District Hoi
MergedJanuary 15, 2008
(now part of Toyokawa)
Area
  Total18.73 km2 (7.23 sq mi)
Population
 (November 1, 2007)
  Total13,536
  Density722.69/km2 (1,871.8/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+09:00 (JST)
Website City of Toyokawa
Symbols
Flower Dwarf azalea
Tree Japanese Black Pine
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Mito Junior High School
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Mito High School
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Aichi-Mito Station

Mito (御津町, Mito-chō) was a town located in Hoi District, Aichi Prefecture, Japan.

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On January 15, 2008, Mito, along with the town of Otowa (also from Hoi District), was merged into the expanded city of Toyokawa.

As of 2007 (the last data available prior to the merger), the town had an estimated population of 13,536 and a population density of 722.69 persons per km². The total area was 18.73 km².

History

The area around Mito has been settled since prehistoric times, and archaeologists have found numerous remains from the Jōmon, Yayoi and Kofun periods.

Region

Education

Primary schools

  • Mito Nanbu Primary School
  • Mito Hokubu Primary School

Junior High school

  • Mito Junior High School

High school

  • Mito High School (御津高校)

Social education

Ceremony Hall

  • Heartful Hall

Library

  • Mito Town Library

Transportation

Railway

Road

Bus

Local attractions

Noted persons from Mito

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