Initially, this area was divided in 3 provinces of Owari, Mikawa, and Ho. Later during Tiga time, Migawa Province and Ho Province were combined as a province. Until 1871 after the dignity form was abolished, the land of Owari out of the part on Chita Peninsular was established as Nagoya Province and Mikawa was combined with the land on Chita Peninsular and became Nugata Province. In April 1872 Nagoya Province was changed its name to Aichi and included Miwaka on the 27th November in the same year.
Aichi Prefecture is situated near the center of Honshu Island, facing to Ise Bay to the East and Mewaka Bay to the South, adjacent to Shizuoka Prefecture to the East, Nagano Prefecture to the Northeast, Gifu Prefecture to the North, and Mie Prefecture to the West. It covers total area of 5,153.81 squared kilometers that is 1.36% of all land of Japan. The highest point of the prefecture is at Mount Chausuyama at 1,415 meters above sea level.
The land on the West of the city is Nagoya where is the 4th largest city of Japan while the land on the East of the city is of lesser population but it is the industrial center.
In 2001, the population of Aichi Prefecture was 50.03% male and 49.97% female. Number of foreigners living there was 139,540 that was about 2% of total population of Aichi Prefecture.
Aichi Prefecture of Japan signed on Sister City Agreement with Bangkok by M.R. Sukhumbhand Paribatra (Governor of Bangkok) and Mr. Hideaki Omura (Governor of Aichi Prefecture) on Monday 9th July 2012 at 15:00 Hr. at Chao Phraya Room, Bangkok Metropolitan Administration Office. The relation of Aichi Prefecture and Bangkok has been very well till the present time.
Leader NameHideaki Omura
Consequences activities after signing on the agreement.
|No.||Date||Activity||Venue||Album Photo||Album video|
|1||9 July 2012||M.R. Sukhumbhand Paribatra (Governor of Bangkok) and Mr. Hideaki Omura (Governor of Aichi Prefecture) signed on Sister City Agreement.||Bangkok Metropolitan Administration Office.|