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|一宮市 · Ichinomiya|
Ichinomiya takes its name after Masumida Shrine
Location of Ichinomiya in Aichi
|• Mayor||Kazuo Tani|
|• Total||113.91 km2 (43.98 sq mi)|
(October 1, 2005)
|• Density||3,322.00/km2 (8,603.9/sq mi)|
|• Tree||Round-Leaf Holly|
|• Flower||Balloon Flower|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)|
|City hall address||2-5-6 Honmachi, Ichinomiya-shi, Aichi-ken|
|Website||City of Ichinomiya|
History[change | change source]
Timeline[change | change source]
- 1889 (Meiji 32): The town was established by the merger of Ichinomiya and Ichishiki.
- September 1, 1921 (Taishō 10): The city was established.
- 1940 (Shōwa 15): Merged with the villages of Haguri and Nishinari.
- 1955 (Shōwa 30): Merged with surrounding 8 municipalities.
- April 1, 2002 (Heisei 14): Ichinomiya became a Special City.
- April 1, 2005 (Heisei 17): Absorbed the city of Bisai and the town of Kisogawa from Haguri District.
Geography[change | change source]
The city is northwest of Nagoya.
References[change | change source]
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Ichinomiya" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 371.
- Jacobs, A.J. "Japan's Evolving Nested Municipal Hierarchy: The Race for Local Power in the 2000s," Urban Studies Research (2011), Table 3; retrieved 2012-12-18.
- "Nationwide List of Ichinomiya," p. 1; retrieved 2012-3-23.
Other websites[change | change source]
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ichinomiya, Aichi.|
- http://www.city.ichinomiya.aichi.jp/multilingual/ Archived 2012-03-13 at the Wayback Machine, (in Japanese)