Ōbu (大府市, Ōbu-shi) 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 33.66 square kilometres (13.00 sq mi).
1.1 Neighboring municipalities
2 History 3 Economy 4 Education 5 Transportation
5.1 Railway 5.2 Highway
6 Sister city relations 7 Noted people from Ōbu 8 References 9 External links
Ōbu is located in the far northeastern neck of
History The 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. Economy Ōbu has a mixed economic base due to its proximity to the Nagoya metropolis and numerous transportation connections. Education
Shigakkan University Ōbu has nine elementary schools, four middle schools and three high schools.
Sister city relations
City of Port Phillip, Australia, since November 20, 1993
Noted people from Ōbu
^ "International Exchange". List of Affiliation Partners within Prefectures. Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR). Retrieved 21 November 2015.
Media related to
Official website (in Japanese) (with link to pages in English) Sister Cities by the Sea - information on the relationship between Obu and Port Phillip (English and Japanese content).
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Wards of Nagoya
Atsuta Chikusa Higashi Kita Meitō Midori Minami Minato Mizuho Moriyama Naka Nakagawa Nakamura Nishi Shōwa Tempaku
Okazaki Toyohashi Toyota
Aisai Ama Anjō Chiryū Chita Gamagōri Handa Hekinan Inazawa Inuyama Iwakura Kariya Kitanagoya Kiyosu Komaki Kōnan Miyoshi Nagakute Nishio Nisshin Ōbu Owariasahi Seto Shinshiro Tahara Takahama Tokoname Tōkai Toyoake Toyokawa Tsushima Yatomi
Kanie Ōharu Tobishima
Agui Higashiura Mihama Minamichita Taketoyo
Shitara Tōei Toyone
List of mergers in Aichi Prefecture
WorldCat Identities VIAF: 254110218 NDL: 00296135