Nisshin, Aichi

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Nisshin

日進市
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Location of Nisshin in Aichi Prefecture
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Nisshin
 
Coordinates: 35°07′55.1″N137°02′22″E / 35.131972°N 137.03944°E / 35.131972; 137.03944 Coordinates: 35°07′55.1″N137°02′22″E / 35.131972°N 137.03944°E / 35.131972; 137.03944
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Tōkai)
Prefecture Aichi
Government
  MayorKozo Hagino (since July 2007)
Area
  Total34.91 km2 (13.48 sq mi)
Population
 (October 1, 2019)
  Total91,795
  Density2,600/km2 (6,800/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
- Tree Osmanthus
- Flower Hydrangea
Phone number0561-73-2111
Address268 Kanikochō Ikeshita, Nisshin-shi, Aichi-ken 470-0192
Website Official website
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Nisshin city hall
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Skyline of Nisshin City(AkaikeTown)

Nisshin (日進市, Nisshin-shi) is a city in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. As of 1 October 2019, the city had an estimated population of 91,795 in 37,398 households, [1] and a population density of 2,629 persons per km². The total area of the city was 34.91 square kilometres (13.48 sq mi).

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Geography

Nisshin is located on the flatlands of central Aichi Prefecture, and is bordered by the metropolis of Nagoya to the west.

Neighboring municipalities

Aichi Prefecture

Demographics

Per Japanese census data, [2] the population of Nisshin has grown rapidly over the past 50 years.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1940 8,055    
1950 10,880+35.1%
1960 11,187+2.8%
1970 21,486+92.1%
1980 41,024+90.9%
1990 50,335+22.7%
2000 70,188+39.4%
2010 84,187+19.9%

Climate

The city has a climate characterized by hot and humid summers and relatively mild winters (Köppen climate classification Cfa). The average annual temperature in Nisshin is 15.7 °C. The average annual rainfall is 1603 mm with September as the wettest month. The temperatures are highest on average in August, at around 28.0 °C, and lowest in January, at around 4.1 °C. [3]

History

With the establishment of the modern municipalities system on October 1, 1889, the villages of Iwasaki, Shiroyama and Kaguyama were created within Aichi District of Aichi Prefecture. These three villages merged on May 10, 1906 to create the village of Nisshin. The village was named after the Imperial Japanese Navy cruiser Nisshin, which became famous during the Russo-Japanese War. Nisshin became a town on January 1, 1951 and was elevated to city status on October 1, 1994.

Government

Nisshin has a mayor-council form of government with a directly elected mayor and a unicameral city legislature of 20 members. The city contributes two members to the Aichi Prefectural Assembly. In terms of national politics, the city is part of Aichi District 7 of the lower house of the Diet of Japan.

Transportation

Railways

Meitetsu logomark 2.svg MeitetsuMeitetsu Toyota Line

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Highways

Education

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Nagoya University of Foreign Studies

University

Primary and secondary education

Sister city relations

Local attractions

Tourist attractions

Historic sites
Parks

Museums

Notable people from Nisshin

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Nisshin Station (Aichi) Railway station in Nisshin, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

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References

  1. Nisshin City official statistics (in Japanese)
  2. Nisshin population statistics
  3. Nisshin climate data
  4. "Online directory: Kentucky, USA". Sister Cities International. Archived from the original on October 2, 2006. Retrieved 2007-06-11.