Hekinan City

Outline of Hekinan

Outline of Hekinan Hekinan district, geographically situated almost in the center of Aichi Prefecture and within 40 kilometers of Nagoya city, was incorporated on April 5th in 1948. It is surrounded by water fronts all around; Lake Aburagafuchi in the north, Yahagi River in the east, and Kinuura Bay in the west and south, so that many traditional industries have developed; such as...

Information from Yuni Town

When spring is just around the corner, the snow begins to thaw in Hokkaido and the earth appears again. (Although they have snow in the place among the mountains) Every year, they can see swans in the rice fields in Yuni Town. They rest their wings here and there on their way to Siberia. Down here, this scene with swans which tells the coming of spring has taken a...

Yuni Town, The city of Hekinan

Yuni Town, The city of Hekinan The city of Hekinan affiliated with Yuni as a Youth Friendship Town on April 5, 1988. Yuni is located in the east of Sapporo in Hokkaido. Its area is 136.2 k‡u, which is four times as large as Hekinan and its population is 7,500. Many settlers came to this region from the Mikawa region. One of the districts in Yuni is called "Mikawa". Agriculture is the major...

Obara, NishiKamo-Gun, Aichi Prefecture

Obara, NishiKamo-Gun, Aichi Prefecture The city of Hekinan affiliated with the village of Obara as Culture and Sports Friendship Village on April 5, 1992. @Obara is located in the north of the central part of Aichi prefecture and close to Gifu prefecture. Mountains and forests occupy 85 percent of the whole area of the village. Its population is approximately 4,500. Obara is nationally well-known as a...