Information on Aichi Prefecture

The prefectural capital is Nagoya.

The western part in Aichi Prefecture has a noubi plain and an obari hill. A noubi plain is the 2nd width in Japan. Aichi Prefecture is an industrial area of Japanese top class. It is the center of Chukyo industrial area. The shipment value of a product is the 1st in Japan for 32 consecutive years. Aichi Prefecture has many automobile companies and is famous for Toyota Motor. Moreover, ceramic industries, such as NGK Insulators and INAX, are also prosperous.

Aichi Prefecture is blessed with natural environment. It makes many agricultural products.
A cabbage and green shiso are the 1st in Japan in the quantity of production and output. Moreover, a cauliflower, broccoli, and a fig are the 1st in Japan in value of production.

Production of marine products is famous for a short-necked clam, milt, a prawn, a conger, a cultured eel, a culture sweetfish, and a goldfish.
Aichi Prefecture is the lumber industry of Japanese top class. And the shipment value of wood and wooden goods is the 2nd in Japan.

A cities, towns and villages list is here.

Ranking of Aichi
Item National ranking Outline
Area (2009) The 26st place 5,116 square kilometers
The number of cities, wards, towns, and villages (2010) The 7st place 57 cities, towns and villages
Population (2008) The 4th place 7,185,744 persons
Number of households (2008) The 5th place 2822855 households
People-of-the-prefecture gross product (substance) (2007) The 3th place 40,951,479 (unit: 1 million yen)