Toyota City 豊田市
Toyota (豊田市) is a Japanese city located in the province of Aichi, with a population of 424.474 inhabitants, including about 18.445 foreign citizens, being 6.687 Brazilians, thus making it the second largest city in Aichi in terms of number of Brazilians (data City Hall).
Other Chinese nationalities 2.656, Vietnam 2.515, Philippines 2.023, Koreans 1.147, Indonesia 748, Peru 675, Nepal 515, Thailand 403, Taiwan 142, India 130, Myanmar 127, Mongolia 103, Sri Lanka 73, Malaysia 73, Americans 58, Pakistan 47 , Bolivia 33, Cambodia 29, Paraguay 23, Bangladesh 22, Argentina 19, United Kingdom 19, Turkey 15, Australia 12, Romania 9, Canada 8, Mexico 8, Ghana 7, Belgium 6 and others.
Most Brazilians live in the residential complex HOMI DANCHI, the neighborhood has a good commercial infrastructure aimed at the green-yellow community, including Brazilian supermarkets, clothing stores, car dealerships, etc…
The city has a climate characterized by hot, humid summers and relatively mild winters. September is the rainiest month. Temperatures are highest in August reaching around 28°C, and lowest in January around 3°C.
Toyota City was known as Koromo (挙母) until 1959, when the city was renamed Toyota to reflect the importance of the city’s main employer – Toyota Motor Corporation.
Toyota was a major silk producer until the industry’s decline in the 1930s, when Toyoda Loom Works heir Kiichiro Toyoda set up the Toyota company’s automobile manufacturing base here..
Toyota doesn’t appear in many tourist guides in Japan, but it has a large number of foreign workers working in Toyota factories, a number of Brazilian Nikkei and other South Americans of Japanese descent who came to the region to work in Toyota’s car factories and in other associated industries.
- Prefeitura, tradutores em português e espanhol, de segunda a sexta-feira.
- Hello Work, centro de apoio e assistência ao trabalhador.
- Hospitais com tradutores, Kosei, Asuke Hospital.
- Moradias Públicas, Shin-ei (municipal) e Ken-ei (Estado) no mesmo local.
- Shaken-kei, inspeção de veículos (pequeno).