Kasugai, Aichi

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Kasugai
春日井市
Special city
Flag of Kasugai
Flag
Official seal of Kasugai
Seal
Location of Kasugai in Aichi Prefecture
Location of Kasugai in Aichi Prefecture
Kasugai is located in Japan
Kasugai
Kasugai
 
Coordinates: 35°14′52″N 136°58′20″E / 35.24778°N 136.97222°E / 35.24778; 136.97222Coordinates: 35°14′52″N 136°58′20″E / 35.24778°N 136.97222°E / 35.24778; 136.97222
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Tōkai)
Prefecture Aichi Prefecture
Government
 • - Mayor Futoshi Itoh (since May 2006)
Area
 • Total 92.71 km2 (35.80 sq mi)
Population (February 2012)
 • Total 306,573
 • Density 3,310/km2 (8,600/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Zelkova serrata
- Flower Sakura
Phone number 81-(0)568-81-5111
Address Toriimatsu 5-44, Kasugai City, Aichi Prefecture 486-8686
Website www.city.kasugai.aichi.jp
City hall

Kasugai (春日井市 Kasugai-shi?) is a city located in Aichi Prefecture, Japan.

As of February 2012, the city has an estimated population of 306,573 and a population density of 3,310 persons per km². The total area is 92.71 km². Former Nagoya Airport, is located between Kasugai and neighboring Komaki.

Geography

Kasugai is located in west-central Aichi Prefecture, north of the Nagoya metropolis.

Surrounding municipalities

History

During the Meiji period, the area was organized into villages under Higashikasugai District, with the town of Kachigawa established on July 25, 1900. On June 1, 1943, Kachigawa was merged with neighboring villages of Toriimatsu and Shinogi to form the city of Kasugai. In 1958, Kasugai annexed the neighboring towns of Sakashita and Kozoji. Kasugai gained Special city status on April 1, 2001.

Transportation

Airports

Railways

Highways

Education

Sister cities

  • Canada Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada from February 1981

Local attractions

Noted people from Kasugai

External links

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