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Obu

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Ōbu is a city located in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. As of May 2015, the city had an estimated population of 88,812 and a population density of 2,640 persons per km². The total area was 33.66sqkm.GeographyŌbu is located in the far northeastern neck of Chita Peninsula in southern Aichi Prefecture, and is bordered by the metropolis of Nagoya to the north.Neighboring municipalitiesAichi PrefectureNagoya (Midori-ku)TōkaiToyoakeKariyaHigashiuraHistoryThe village of Ōbu was established on May 1, 1906 through the merger of seven small hamlets within Chita District, and was elevated to town status on November 1, 1915. Ōbu became a city on September 1, 1970. On June 5, 2000, Ōbu was selected for membership in the World Health Organization’s Alliance for Healthy Cities.EconomyŌbu has a mixed economic base due to its proximity to the Nagoya metropolis and numerous transportation connections.EducationShigakkan UniversityŌbu has nine elementary schools, four middle schools and three high schools. Obu is in Aichi Prefecture. Plan how to spend your time in Obu and other destinations in Japan using our Japan trip planner.
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