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is a city
||A is a local administrative unit in Japan. Cities are ranked on the same level as and , with the difference that they are not a component of...
located in Aichi
is a prefecture of Japan located in the Chūbu region. The region of Aichi is also known as the Tōkai region. The capital is Nagoya. It is the focus of the Chūkyō Metropolitan Area.- History :...
Japan is an island nation in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan, China, North Korea, South Korea and Russia, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south...
As of 2006, the city has an estimated population
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of 52,301 and the density
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of 1,023.56 persons per km². The total area is 48.59 km².
The city was founded on April 1, 1954.
Chubu Centrair International Airport
is an airport on an artificial island in Ise Bay, Tokoname City in Aichi Prefecture, south of Nagoya in central Japan.Centrair is classified as a first class airport and is the main international gateway for the Chūbu region of Japan...
in Tokoname opened on February 17, 2005.
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Tokoname's traditional industry is ceramic, with a concentration in its unique ash-glaze pottery. It is renowned for its teaware and maneki neko
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- Tetsuzō Tanikawa
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(philosopher, Father of Shuntarō Tanikawa
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- Taizo Ishida (石田退三 Toyota Motor Corporation
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- Akio Morita
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- Tatsutoshi Goto
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