Anjo City │ 安 城市

Anjo (安市) is a city in Aichi Prefecture. It occupies an area of ​​86.05 km 2, with a population of 189.365 inhab., including about 7.688 foreigners, with approximately 2.133 Brazilians, 288 Koreans, 1.819 Philippines, 942 Chinese, 1.264 Vietnam and 1.078 of other nationalities.

Anjo is situated in the south of Aichi Prefecture, approximately 30 kilometers from downtown Nagoya (Capital). Anjo has a climate characterized by hot, humid summers and relatively mild winters. Temperatures are highest in August, reaching around 27.7°C, and the lowest in January at around 4.4°C.

At the beginning of the Meiji period, on October 1, 1889, Anjo was part of a collection of organized villages in Hekikai District, Aichi Prefecture. At this time, the creation of the modern municipal system elevated the status of Anjo to Vila on May 1, 1906 and on May 5, 1952, Anjo was elevated to city status, and was established as the 13th mayor of the city.

The opening of the Meiji Irrigation Canal transformed the area in the 1920s and 1930s into one of the most agriculturally productive regions of the period, provoking a comparison with Denmark, then considered the most advanced agricultural nation in the world. This led the city of Anjo to the nickname “Denmark of Japan”, which remains in the form of DenPark, a Danish theme park located in Anjo.

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  • Anjo Park (安城公園) is a public park surrounded by nature in the center of Anjo city with 27.500 square meters, next to the city hall, there is also a small …

  • Horiuchi Park

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    Horiuchi Park (堀内公園) is located in Anjo City, Aichi. The park was opened in April 1992 with the theme of flowers and an amusement park for children, as a project …

  • Kakita Park

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    Kakita Park (柿田公園) has a large area with a playset (playground), breakout area, baseball field, flower gardens and two public restrooms. A peaceful park in Anjo City, Aichi. Wide Area …

  • Denpark (デンパーク) is a flower and garden theme park that spans 13.1 hectares and is in bloom year-round thanks to 3.300 different flower varieties and over 300.000 plants that span …

  • Denpark Dinoland (Land of Dinosaurs), adults and children will be dazzled by the gigantic replicas of dinosaurs, with movements and sounds. A lost land of dinosaurs inside the flower park …

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