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Japan
Japan
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LARGEST CITY Nagoya
Nagoya

AREA

• METRO 7,072 km2 (2,731 sq mi)

POPULATION (POPULATION CENSUS OF JAPAN 2010)

• METRO 9,107,414

• METRO DENSITY 1,288/km2 (3,335/sq mi)

A map of Nagoya
Nagoya
Metropolitan Employment Area in 2010.

CHūKYō (中京圏, Chūkyō-ken), or the CHūKYō REGION (中京地方, Chūkyō-chihō), is a major metropolitan area in Japan that is centered on the city of Nagoya
Nagoya
(the "Chūkyō ", i.e., the "capital in the middle") in Aichi Prefecture
Aichi Prefecture
. The area makes up the most-urban part of the Tōkai region . The population (as of 2010) of 9,107,414 over an area of 7,072 square kilometers.

It is among the 50 most-populous metropolitan areas in the world and is the third-most-populous metropolitan area in Japan
Japan
(after Greater Tokyo
Tokyo
and Osaka-Kobe-Kyoto ), containing roughly 7% of Japan's population. Historically, this region has taken a back seat to the other two power centers, both politically and economically; however, the agglomeration of Nagoya
Nagoya
is the 22nd-largest economy, in terms of gross metropolitan product at purchasing power parity in 2014, according to a study by the Brookings Institution . The GDP in Greager Nagoya, Nagoya
Nagoya
Metropolitan Employment Area , is US$256.3 billion in 2010.

CONTENTS

* 1 Municipalities

* 1.1 Aichi Prefecture
Aichi Prefecture
* 1.2 Gifu Prefecture * 1.3 Mie Prefecture

* 2 Transport

* 2.1 Major airports * 2.2 Major railways * 2.3 Major intercity highways

* 3 See also * 4 Notes

MUNICIPALITIES

The metropolitan area stretches beyond the central city of Nagoya
Nagoya
to other municipalities in Aichi Prefecture, as well as neighboring Gifu and Mie prefectures .

AICHI PREFECTURE

Western Aichi Prefecture
Aichi Prefecture

* Aisai * Ama * Chita * Handa * Ichinomiya * Inazawa * Inuyama * Iwakura * Kasugai * Komaki * Kitanagoya * Kiyosu * Kōnan * Nagakute * Nisshin * Ōbu * Owariasahi * Seto * Tōkai * Tokoname * Toyoake * Tsushima * Yatomi

*

Ichinomiya *

Kasugai *

Komaki *

Inazawa *

Seto *

Handa *

Tōkai

Eastern Aichi Prefecture
Aichi Prefecture
Toyohashi MEA Toyota MEA Okazaki MEA

* Anjō * Chiryū * Gamagori * Hekinan * Kariya * Miyoshi * Nishio * Okazaki * Tahara * Takahama * Toyohashi * Toyokawa * Toyota

*

Toyota *

Okazaki *

Toyohashi *

Toyokawa *

Anjō *

Nishio *

Kariya

GIFU PREFECTURE

Gifu MEA Ogaki MEA

* Ena * Gifu * Hashima * Kaizu * Kakamigahara * Kani * Minokamo * Mizuho * Mizunami * Motosu * Nakatsugawa * Ōgaki * Tajimi * Toki

*

Gifu *

Ōgaki *

Kakamigahara *

Tajimi *

Nakatsugawa

MIE PREFECTURE

Yokkaichi MEA

* Inabe * Kuwana * Suzuka * Yokkaichi

*

Yokkaichi *

Kuwana *

Suzuka *

Inabe

TRANSPORT

Chūbu Centrair International Airport Nagoya
Nagoya
Airport Port of Nagoya
Nagoya
Main article: Transport in Greater Nagoya
Nagoya

MAJOR AIRPORTS

* Chūbu Centrair International Airport * Nagoya
Nagoya
Airport

MAJOR RAILWAYS

There are at least 38 passenger train lines in the Greater Nagoya area. JR runs six, Nagoya
Nagoya
Subway seven, Meitetsu 18, Kintetsu four, and five other operators one each. JR Central

* Chūō Main Line * Taita Line * Kansai Main Line * Takayama Main Line * Tōkaidō Main Line * Tōkaidō Shinkansen
Tōkaidō Shinkansen

Other operators

* Aichi Loop Line * Aonami Line
Aonami Line
* Ise Railway * Jōhoku Line * Kintetsu * Linimo
Linimo
* Meitetsu * Toyotetsu * Nagoya
Nagoya
Subway * Yokkaichi Asunarou Railway

*

JR Central *

Meitetsu *

Kintetsu *

Toyotetsu *

Nagoya
Nagoya
Subway *

Aonami Line
Aonami Line
*

Linimo
Linimo
*

Ise Line

MAJOR INTERCITY HIGHWAYS

* Chita-Hanto Expressway * Chūō Expressway * Higashi-Meihan Expressway * Isewangan Expressway * Meishin Expressway * Tōkai Ring Expressway * Tōkai-Hokuriku Expressway * Tomei Expressway

SEE ALSO

* Nagoya
Nagoya
* Greater Nagoya
Nagoya
Initiative * Chūkyō Industrial Area * Chūkyō Television Broadcasting * Chukyo University * List of metropolitan areas in Japan
Japan
by population

NOTES

* ^ Statistics Bureau of Japan * ^ 2014 GLOBAL METRO MONITOR MAP * ^ Yoshitsugu Kanemoto. "Metropolitan Employment Area (MEA) Data". Center for Spatial Information Science, The University of Tokyo
University of Tokyo
. * ^ Conversion rates - Exchange rates - OECD Data

The area defined by the Chukyo Area Person-Trip Survey, a study of commuter movement, is slightly different from the census definition. It includes southern Aichi and areas immediately north of Gifu City. It adds two cities in Aichi Prefecture
Aichi Prefecture
(Tahara and Toyohashi ) and two cities in Gifu Prefecture (Mino and Seki ). Additionally, it excludes two cities in Gifu Prefecture (Ena and Nakatsugawa ).

* v * t * e

World's fifty most-populous urban areas

* Tokyo
Tokyo
Yokohama
Yokohama
(Keihin ) * Jakarta
Jakarta
( Jabodetabek ) * Delhi
Delhi
* Manila
Manila
(Metro Manila
Manila
) * Seoul
Seoul
Incheon
Incheon
(Sudogwon ) * Shanghai
Shanghai
* Karachi
Karachi
* Beijing
Beijing
* New York City
New York City
* Guangzhou
Guangzhou
Foshan (Guangfo)

* São Paulo * Mexico
Mexico
City (Valley of Mexico
Mexico
) * Mumbai
Mumbai
* Osaka
Osaka
Kobe
Kobe
Kyoto
Kyoto
( Keihanshin ) * Moscow
Moscow
* Dhaka
Dhaka
* Greater Cairo * Los Angeles
Los Angeles
* Bangkok
Bangkok
* Kolkata
Kolkata

* Greater Buenos Aires
Greater Buenos Aires
* Tehran
Tehran
* Istanbul
Istanbul
* Lagos
Lagos
* Shenzhen
Shenzhen
* Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro
* Kinshasa
Kinshasa
* Tianjin
Tianjin
* Paris
Paris
* Lima
Lima

* Chengdu
Chengdu
* Greater London * Nagoya
Nagoya
(Chūkyō) * Lahore
Lahore
* Chennai
Chennai
* Bengaluru * Chicago
Chicago
* Bogotá * Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh City
* Hyderabad
Hyderabad

* Dongguan
Dongguan
* Johannesburg – East Rand * Wuhan
Wuhan
* Taipei
Taipei
-Taoyuan * Hangzhou
Hangzhou
* Hong Kong
Hong Kong
* Chongqing
Chongqing
* Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad
* Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur
( Klang Valley ) * Quanzhou

* v * t * e

Metropolitan areas in Japan
Japan
with a population of over a million

HOKKAIDO REGION

* Sapporo
Sapporo
(ja)

* Ishikari * Shiribeshi * Sorachi

TōHOKU REGION

* Sendai
Sendai
(ja)

* Miyagi

KANTō REGION

* Utsunomiya (ja)

* Tochigi

* Maebashi (ja)

* Gunma

* Tokyo
Tokyo
(ja)

* Saitama * Chiba * Tokyo
Tokyo
* Kanangawa * Ibaraki * Yamanashi

CHūBU REGION

* Niigata (ja)

* Niigata

* Shizuoka (ja)

* Shizuoka

* Hamamatsu (ja)

* Shizuoka

* Nagoya(ja)

* Gifu * Aichi * Mie

KINKI REGION

* Kyoto
Kyoto
(ja)

* Shiga * Kyoto
Kyoto

* Osaka
Osaka
(ja)

* Kyoto * Osaka
Osaka
* Hyogo * Nara * Wakayama

* Kobe
Kobe
(ja)

* Hyogo

CHūGOKU REGION

* Okayama
Okayama
(ja)

* Okayama
Okayama

* Hiroshima
Hiroshima
(ja)

* Hiroshima
Hiroshima

KYUSHU REGION

* Kitakyushu (ja)

* Fukuoka
Fukuoka

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