Okazaki, Aichi

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Okazaki
岡崎市
Okazaki in Aichi
Okazaki, Aichi is located in Japan
Okazaki
 
Coordinates: 34°57′N 137°10′E / 34.95°N 137.167°E / 34.95; 137.167Coordinates: 34°57′N 137°10′E / 34.95°N 137.167°E / 34.95; 137.167
Country Japan
Region Chūbu, Tōkai
Prefecture Aichi
Government
Area
 • Total 387.24 km2 (149.51 sq mi)
Population (August 2011)
 • Total 373,339
 • Density 964/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Japanese black pine
- Flower Wisteria
Phone number 0564-23-6495
Address 2-9 Jūō-chō, Okazaki-shi, Aichi-ken 444-8601

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]

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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 | edit 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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