Asahi, Aichi

Asahi
旭町
Former municipality
Since April 1, 2005
Currently part of Toyota
Location of Asahi
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: 35°13′53″N 137°21′44.4″E / 35.23139°N 137.362333°E / 35.23139; 137.362333
Symbols
Tree Pine
Flower Azalea

Coordinates: Coordinates: 35°13′53″N 137°21′44.4″E / 35.23139°N 137.362333°E / 35.23139; 137.362333

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.