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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.

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]

External links[edit]


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69 news items

The Straits Times

The Straits Times
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 01:51:24 -0700

... alongside Mitsubishi Aircraft president Teruaki Kawai (third right) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industrires chairman Hideaki Omiya (second right) during a ceremony of the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) of the Nagoya airport in Komaki, Aichi prefecture on ...
 
ROCKETNEWS24
Sun, 16 Mar 2014 05:02:48 -0700

Every year on 15 March in Komaki City, Aichi the Honen Matsuri (Harvest Festival) is held. Unlike other harvest festivals this one is to celebrate all forms bounty from crops to cash to family. Also unlike other harvest festivals, this one has a 2.5m ...
 
The Japan Times
Sun, 15 Jun 2014 04:26:15 -0700

KOMAKI, AICHI PREF. – Argentina completed a sweep of Japan with a four-set (25-21, 25-19, 23-25, 25-17) victory in their World League Pool D match on Sunday afternoon at Komaki Park Arena. After defeating Japan in straight sets on Saturday, the South ...
 
Asahi Shimbun
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 22:27:50 -0700

KOMAKI, Aichi Prefecture--The Self-Defense Forces conducted their first drill to escort Japanese civilians on the ground, in the event of an emergency overseas. The drill was part of exercises held Oct. 2 at the Air SDF Komaki Base. It was made ...
 
The Japan Times
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:15:00 -0700

NAGOYA – A truck driver was arrested Thursday over a hit-and-run in Komaki, Aichi Prefecture, that left a woman dead after being dragged about 300 meters, police said. Toshimitsu Kawamoto, 65, of Seto, Aichi Prefecture, admitted to negligent homicide ...
 
The Japan Times
Fri, 13 Jun 2014 07:24:52 -0700

Komaki, Aichi Pref. – After a tough stretch on the road, Japan will aim for its first victory when it takes on Argentina in a pair of matches in FIVB World League Pool D action at Komaki Park Arena starting on Saturday. Japan (0-6) was swept by Germany ...
 
The Japan Times
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:58:08 -0700

The Gion Festival in Kyoto, one of the three biggest festivals in Japan, will continue until the end of July. A change in this year's version is a return to the tradition of holding two major parades, on July 17 and 24. For the last 48 years only one ...
 
The Japan Times
Fri, 20 Jun 2014 06:32:35 -0700

Japan will welcome back setter Hideomi Fukatsu this weekend after he missed last week's series in Komaki, Aichi Prefecture, against Argentina due to injury. However, outside attacker Tatsuya Fukuzawa, who injured his ankle in practice last week before ...
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