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Nagoya, Japan flag of Japan


:: City of Nagoya

Sister City since:

March 31, 1959

:: Sister City Committee

Distance from L.A.:

5,633 miles


Population: The population of Nagoya is more than 2.15 million. The population of Japan is 126,549,976.

Location: Nagoya is located in Japan. Japan is located in Eastern Asia, island chain between the North Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Japan, east of the Korean Peninsula. 136°47'41"~137° 3'50"E. longitude ( East-West distance 24. 55 km). 35° 1'50"~ 35°15'26"N. latitude ( North-South distance 25.08 km).

Climate: The climate of Japan varies from tropical in south to cool temperate in the north. The average temperature in Nagoya 16.8 Centigrade.

Local Time: The local time of Nagoya is Greenwhich Mountain Time +9 which is 17 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Capital of Japan: The capital of Japan is Tokyo.

National Day of Japan: Birthday of the Emperor, 23 December (1933).

Flag of Japan: The flag of Japan is white with a large red disk (representing the sun without rays) in the center.

Currency: The currency of Japan is 1 Japanese Yen.

The Nagoya Castle, famous for the golden dolphins adorning its rooftop, was constructed in 1612 and a new castle town formed.Nagoya is located at the heart of central Japan, which is blessed with a rich natural environment. Some of the scenic areas of the region include Ise Bay. Nobi Plane, and Kiso River. As the nucleus of this central area, Nagoya, with its population of more than 2.15 million, is one of Japan's major cities, and an important industrial and cultural center. Nagoya is actively preparing for a future in which lifestyle, technology, and culture work together to create a harmonious environment.

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