Okazaki, Aichi

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Okazaki

岡崎市
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Flag of Okazaki
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Official seal of Okazaki
Seal
Okazaki in Aichi
Okazaki in Aichi
CountryJapan
RegionChūbu, Tōkai
PrefectureAichi
Government
Area
 • Total387.24 km2 (149.51 sq mi)
Population
 (August 2011)
 • Total373,339
 • Density964/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
- TreeJapanese black pine
- FlowerWisteria
Phone number0564-23-6495
Address2-9 Jūō-chō, Okazaki-shi, Aichi-ken 444-8601
WebsiteCity of Okazaki

Okazaki (岡崎市, Okazaki-shi) is a Japanese city in Aichi Prefecture on the island of Honshu.

It has been recognized as a core city since 2003.[1]

History[change | change source]

In the Edo period, Fujikawa-shuku was one of the fifty-three shogunate-maintained waystations (shuku-eki) along the Tōkaidō road which connected Edo and Kyoto.[2]

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References[change | change source]

  1. Jacobs, A.J. "Japan's Evolving Nested Municipal Hierarchy: The Race for Local Power in the 2000s," Urban Studies Research, Vol. 2011 (2011), p. 8 [PDF 8 of 14]; retrieved 2012-12-5.
  2. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Tōkaidō" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 973.

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