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Tokai, Aichi
T?kai

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Upper stage:Amida Buddha(Shurakuen Park)
Lower stage:Nagoya iron and steel works
Flag of T?kai
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Official seal of T?kai
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Location of T?kai in Aichi Prefecture
Location of T?kai in Aichi Prefecture
T?kai is located in Kansai region
T?kai
T?kai
Location in the Kansai region
T?kai is located in Japan
T?kai
T?kai
 
Coordinates: 35°01?23?N 136°54?7.9?E / 35.02306°N 136.902194°E / 35.02306; 136.902194Coordinates: 35°01?23?N 136°54?7.9?E / 35.02306°N 136.902194°E / 35.02306; 136.902194
CountryJapan
RegionCh?bu (T?kai)
PrefectureAichi
Government
 o MayorAtsuo Suzuki
Area
 o Total43.43 km2 (16.77 sq mi)
Population
(October 1, 2019)
 o Total113,698
 o Density2,600/km2 (6,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
- TreeCamphor laurel
- FlowerSatsuki azalea
Phone number052-603-2211, 0562-33-1111
Address1-1, Chmachi, T?kai-shi, Aichi-ken 476-8601
WebsiteOfficial website

T?kai (, T?kai-shi) is a city located in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. As of 1 October 2019, the city had an estimated population of 113,698 in 51,035 households,[1] and a population density of 2,618 persons per km². The total area of the city was 43.43 square kilometres (16.77 sq mi).

Geography

T?kai is located in the far northwestern neck of Chita Peninsula in southern Aichi Prefecture, and is bordered by Ise Bay to the east, and the metropolis of Nagoya to the north. It extends 8.06 kilometers from east to west and 10.97 kilometers from north to south. Much of the city is near sea level in altitude.

Neighboring municipalities

Aichi Prefecture

Demographics

Per Japanese census data,[2] the population of T?kai greatly expanded in the 1960s, and has continued to grow at a reduced rate from that period over the past 50 years.

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 T?kai is 15.7 °C. The average annual rainfall is 1730 mm with September as the wettest month. The temperatures are highest on average in August, at around 27.9 °C, and lowest in January, at around 4.5 °C.[3]

Climate data for T?kai (1981-2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 16.8
(62.2)
20.2
(68.4)
24.9
(76.8)
29.9
(85.8)
32.3
(90.1)
36.2
(97.2)
38.7
(101.7)
39.2
(102.6)
38.8
(101.8)
30.1
(86.2)
26.1
(79.0)
21.3
(70.3)
39.2
(102.6)
Average high °C (°F) 9.5
(49.1)
10.5
(50.9)
14.1
(57.4)
20.1
(68.2)
24.3
(75.7)
27.4
(81.3)
31.2
(88.2)
32.9
(91.2)
28.6
(83.5)
23.3
(73.9)
17.6
(63.7)
12.2
(54.0)
21.0
(69.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) 4.9
(40.8)
5.6
(42.1)
8.9
(48.0)
14.4
(57.9)
18.9
(66.0)
22.6
(72.7)
26.4
(79.5)
27.8
(82.0)
24.2
(75.6)
18.3
(64.9)
12.5
(54.5)
7.3
(45.1)
16.0
(60.8)
Average low °C (°F) 0.7
(33.3)
1.2
(34.2)
4.1
(39.4)
9.2
(48.6)
14.0
(57.2)
18.6
(65.5)
22.7
(72.9)
23.9
(75.0)
20.4
(68.7)
14.1
(57.4)
8.0
(46.4)
2.8
(37.0)
11.7
(53.1)
Record low °C (°F) -6.3
(20.7)
-6.2
(20.8)
-3.5
(25.7)
-0.2
(31.6)
5.8
(42.4)
11.9
(53.4)
16.6
(61.9)
16.6
(61.9)
11.1
(52.0)
4.0
(39.2)
-0.8
(30.6)
-3.7
(25.3)
-6.3
(20.7)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 45.7
(1.80)
62.0
(2.44)
114.5
(4.51)
123.5
(4.86)
149.9
(5.90)
200.5
(7.89)
173.9
(6.85)
119.7
(4.71)
236.7
(9.32)
137.9
(5.43)
82.2
(3.24)
43.2
(1.70)
1,489.6
(58.65)
Mean monthly sunshine hours 157.6 163.6 186.5 197.0 183.8 144.4 164.6 208.9 158.5 164.8 156.1 161.9 2,052.1
Source: Japan Meteorological Agency[4]

History

During the Edo period, the area around T?kai consisted of a number of fishing settlements and was governed as part of Owari Domain under the Tokugawa shogunate. With the establishment of the modern municipalities system after the start of the Meiji period, the area was organized into a number of villages within Chita District, Aichi. The city of T?kai was established on April 1, 1969 through the merger of the former towns of Yokosuka and Ueno within Chita District.

Government

T?kai City Hall

T?kai has a mayor-council form of government with a directly elected mayor and a unicameral city legislature of 22 members. The city contributes two members to the Aichi Prefectural Assembly. In terms of national politics, the city is part of Aichi District 8 of the lower house of the Diet of Japan.

Economy

T?kai has a strong industrial base along its coastline, dominated by a large steel mill owned by Nippon Steel and by Aichi Steel, which has its headquarters and three manufacturing plants in the city.[5]

Education

Nihon Fukushi University(Tokai campus)

Colleges and Universities

Schools

  • T?kai has twelve public elementary schools and six public middle schools operated by the city government and three public high schools operated by the Aichi Prefectural Board of Education.

Transportation

Railways

Meitetsu logomark 2.svg Meitetsu - Tokoname Line

Meitetsu logomark 2.svg Meitetsu - K?wa Line

Highways

Sister city relations

Local attractions

Tourist attraction

Temples
  • Gyokurin-ji
  • Kanpuku-ji
  • Miroku-ji
Parks
  • Shurakuen Park
  • Oike Park
Museums
  • GAS ENERGY EXHIBIT HALL
  • Heisyu Memorial Hall
  • KAGOME Memorial Hall
  • The Reverend Mr.ICHITAROU TOMATO Memorial Hall

Festivals

  • ?ta Festival
  • Owari-Yokosuka Matsuri

Notable people from T?kai

References

  1. ^ T?kaiCity official statistics (in Japanese)
  2. ^ T?kai population statistics
  3. ^ T?kai climate data
  4. ^ " 1981-2010?". JMA. Retrieved .
  5. ^ "Business Locations -- Production locations." Aichi Steel. Retrieved on May 25, 2018.
  6. ^ a b "International Exchange". List of Affiliation Partners within Prefectures. Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR). Archived from the original on 24 December 2015. Retrieved 2015.

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