Former municipality Since April 1, 2005 Currently part of Toyota
Asahi's location in Aichi, Japan.
Location Country Japan Region Tōkai region Prefecture Aichi District Higashikamo District Physical characteristics Area 32.11 km² Population (as of March 1, 2005) Total 3,553 Density 110.65/km² Location Coordinates: Symbols Tree Pine Flower Azalea
Asahi (旭町 Asahi-chō ) is a former town located in Higashikamo District, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. As of September 1, 2004, the town had an estimated population of 3,553 and a population density of 110.65 persons per km². Its total area was 32.11 km².
Asahi was located in north-central Aichi Prefecture. Asahi Village was created in 1906 through the merger of four small hamlets. It was elevated to town status on 1967. On April 1, 2005, Asahi along with the towns of Asuke and Inabu, and village of Shimoyama, from Higashikamo District, and the town of Fujioka, and village of Obara from Nishikamo District, was merged into the city of Toyota, and Asahi ceased to exist as an independent administrative division.
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