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Komaki
小牧市
City
Komaki Castle
Komaki Castle
Flag of Komaki
Flag
Coat of arms of Komaki
Coat of arms
Location of Komaki in Aichi Prefecture
Location of Komaki in Aichi Prefecture
Komaki is located in Japan
Komaki
Komaki
 
Coordinates: 35°17′N 136°55′E / 35.283°N 136.917°E / 35.283; 136.917Coordinates: 35°17′N 136°55′E / 35.283°N 136.917°E / 35.283; 136.917
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Tōkai)
Prefecture Aichi Prefecture
Government
 • - Mayor Naoteru Nakano
Area
 • Total 62.82 km2 (24.25 sq mi)
Population (February 2012)
 • Total 147,055
 • Density 2,340/km2 (6,100/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Tabunoki (Machilus thunbergii)
- Flower Azalea
Phone number 0568-72-2101
Address 1-1 Horinouchi, Komaki-shi, Aichi-ken 485-8650
Website www.city.komaki.aichi.jp
City hall

Komaki (小牧市 Komaki-shi?) is a city located in Aichi Prefecture, Japan.

As of February 2012, the city has an estimated population of 147,055 and a population density of 2,340 persons per km². The total area is 62.82 km².

It is commonly associated with the former Nagoya Airport, which is located between Komaki and neighboring Kasugai.

Geography[edit]

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

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

During the Sengoku period, the area surrounding Mount Komaki was the site of the Battle of Komaki and Nagakute in 1584. It was part of the holdings of Owari Domain during the Edo period. During the Meiji period, the area was organized into villages under Higashikasugai District, Aichi. Komaki was proclaimed a town on July 16, 1906. Komaki was raised to city status on January 1, 1955, after merging with the village of Kitasato in Nishikasugai District, Aichi.

Economy[edit]

Sumitomo Riko, a global rubber and synthetic resin products manufacturing company, whose automotive anti-vibration components hold the largest global market share, has its headquarters in the city.[1]

Transportation[edit]

Airports[edit]

Railways[edit]

Highways[edit]

Education[edit]

Sister cities[edit]

Each year, Wyandotte and Komaki have an exchange student program, allowing students to be hosted by a family in the other city.

Local attractions[edit]

Hōnen Matsuri at Tagata Shrine in Komaki

Noted people from Komaki[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Domestic production and sales bases." Sumitomo Riko. Retrieved on January 28, 2015.

External links[edit]


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99 news items

Asahi Shimbun

Asahi Shimbun
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 11:56:15 -0700

Last year some of the training included a drill to transport the vehicle from Komaki Airbase in Komaki, Aichi Prefecture, to Noto Airport in Ishikawa Prefecture via a Self-Defense Force transport plane. The Red Salamander is 8.7 meters long and weighs ...

The Japan Times

The Japan Times
Wed, 17 Jun 2015 16:47:59 -0700

NAGOYA – A horned goat entered and ran loose on a school playground and a surrounding housing area in the city of Komaki, Aichi Prefecture, leading to a three-hour hunt involving 25 police officers. The police received an emergency call alerting them ...

SecondsOut

SecondsOut
Mon, 01 Jun 2015 07:03:45 -0700

On Saturday, May 30, at Park Arena, Komaki, Aichi, Japan, Kosei Tanaka captured a unanimous decision over Julian Yedras in a twelve round vacant WBO minimumweight world title bout. Tanaka prevailed by scores of 117-111 twice and 115-113. Tanaka ...
 
Asahi Shimbun
Sun, 15 Feb 2015 13:02:03 -0800

TSU--A giant platypus statue that graced the Australia pavilion at the 2005 World Expo in Aichi Prefecture has found a home here thanks to a local devotee, who is displaying it as a symbol of friendship at his museum. The statue was installed at the ...

Asahi Shimbun

Asahi Shimbun
Thu, 30 Apr 2015 00:38:51 -0700

KOMAKI, Aichi Prefecture--An Air Self-Defense Force transport aircraft took off for a mission in Nepal to provide medical assistance and supplies to victims of the April 25 earthquake that has killed more than 5,000 people. The C-130 aircraft left the ...

The Japan Times

The Japan Times
Sat, 30 May 2015 06:07:30 -0700

KOMAKI, AICHI PREF. – Kosei Tanaka won the WBO minimumweight crown on Saturday in his fifth pro fight, defeating Julian Yedras of Mexico by unanimous decision. The 19-year-old Tanaka, ranked second in the division, established a Japanese record for ...

The Japan Times

The Japan Times
Tue, 12 May 2015 02:11:15 -0700

... of Rene Magritte and Paul Delvaux to ukiyo-e paintings by Taikan Yokoyama and Shoen Uemura. This is also the museum's first public showing of the “Forest Path,” a painting by German expressionist Emil Nolde. Menard Art Museum; 5-250 Komaki, Aichi.
 
Asahi Shimbun
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 23:43:20 -0800

An Air Self-Defense Force (ASDF) aircraft left Japan for West Africa on Dec. 6 to deliver protective gear and other supplies to Ebola-affected countries. Ebola has claimed thousands of lives in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea this year. The KC-767 ...
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