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Nisshin, Aichi

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Country  Japan
Prefecture  Aichi Prefecture
- Flower  Hydrangea
Local time  Tuesday 3:13 PM
Region  Chūbu (Tōkai)
- Tree  Osmanthus
Population  89,293 (May 2015)
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Time zone  Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Weather  15°C, Wind W at 21 km/h, 48% Humidity
Colleges and Universities  Aichi Gakuin University, Nagoya University of Foreig, Nagoya University of Comm, Nagoya University of Arts an

Nisshin (日進市, Nisshin-shi) is a city in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. As of May 2015, the city had an estimated population of 89,293 and a population density of 2,560 persons per km². The total area was 34.91 square kilometres (13.48 sq mi).


Map of Nisshin, Aichi Prefecture, Japan


Nisshin is located the flatlands of central Aichi Prefecture, and is bordered by the metropolis of Nagoya to the west.

Neighboring municipalities

  • Aichi Prefecture
  • Nagoya (Midori-ku, Tempaku-ku, Meitō-ku)
  • Toyota
  • Miyoshi
  • Nagakute
  • Tōgō
  • History

    The village of Nisshin was created within Aichi District on May 10, 1906 through the merger of the hamlets of Iwasaki, Shiroyama and Kaguyama. The town was named after the Imperial Japanese Navy cruiser Nisshin, which became famous during the Russo-Japanese War. Nisshin became a town on January 1, 1951 and was elevated to city status on October 1, 1994.


  • Nagoya University of Commerce & Business
  • Aichi Gakuin University – Nisshin campus
  • Nagoya University of Arts and Sciences
  • Nagoya University of Foreign Studies
  • Sugiyama Jogakuen University – Nisshin campus
  • Nisshin has nine elementary schools, four middle schools and two public and one private high school.
  • Rail

  • Meitetsu Toyota Line
  • Komenoki-Nisshin-Akaike
  • Nagoya Municipal Subway – Tsurumai Line
  • Akaike
  • Highway

  • Tōmei Expressway - Toyoake Interchange
  • National Route 153
  • Sister city relations

  • Owensboro, Kentucky, USA since 2007
  • Local attractions

  • Ruins of Iwasaki Castle
  • Noted people from Nisshin

  • Michiko Hattori – professional golfer
  • Akira Ishida - voice actor
  • Gorō Taniguchi - anime director, writer
  • References

    Nisshin, Aichi Wikipedia

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