Tsushima, Aichi


Tsushima, Aichi

Infobox City Japan
Name= Tsushima
JapaneseName= 津島市
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Region= Chūbu
Prefecture= Aichi
District=
Area_km2= 25.08
PopDate= March 1, 2004
Population= 66,712
Density_km2= 2660
Coords= coord|35|11|N|136|44|E|region:JP_type:city
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CityHallPostalCode= 496-8686
CityHallAddress= 2-21 Tatekomi-chō, Tsushima-shi, Aichi-ken
CityHallPhone= 0567-24-1111
CityHallLink= [http://www.city.tsushima.lg.jp/ City of Tsushima]

nihongo|Tsushima|津島市|Tsushima-shi is a city located in Aichi Prefecture in the Chūbu region of Japan.As of March 1, 2004, the city has an estimated population of 66,712 and the density of 2,660 persons per km². The total area is 25.08 km².

The city was founded on March 1, 1947. In late July, Tsushima hosts Tenno Matsuri (天王祭り), a festival with a history of over two hundred years. The highlight of this two day event is the evening festival in which a dozen boats, each decorated with nearly 400 paper lanterns, float down the Tenno River.

The cross-cultural writer Yone Noguchi was born in Tsushima.

External links

* [http://www.city.tsushima.lg.jp/ Tsushima official website] in Japanese


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