TAJIMI (多治見市, Tajimi-shi) is a city located in Gifu
Japan . The city was founded on August 1, 1940.
As of April 1, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 112,165,
with 40,413 households and a population density of 1200 persons per
km². The total area is 91.24 km².
Tajimi is located in the Tono region of
Gifu Prefecture, on the Toki
Tajimi is well known for ceramics, especially Oribe and Seto
styles. In addition to biannual pottery fairs, the city hosts the Mino
International Ceramics Festival every three years.
Tajimi is also home to
Eihō-ji , which belongs to the Nanzenji
faction of the
Rinzai school of Zen Buddhism. Eihoji is located on
Kokeizan, in the northern section of the city.
Tajimi is also home to
a Catholic monastery belonging to the Society of the Divine Word. The
monastery is famous for its wine.
Tajimi has had a strong sister-city relationship with
Terre Haute ,
Indiana, USA since the 1960s.
The hottest temperature ever measured in
Japan - 40.9˚ Celsius - was
Tajimi on August 16, 2007.
* 1 Geography
* 1.1 Climate
* 2 Merger
* 3 Sister Cities, Friendship Cities
* 4 Educational institutions
* 4.1 High schools
* 5 Transportation
* 5.1 Railways
* 5.2 Highways
* 6 Famous Places, Historic Sites, Scenic Spots
* 7 References
* 8 External links
Tajimi falls under the humid subtropical climate classification with
very hot, humid summers and relatively cold winters. During the
Tajimi is one of the hottest cities within mainland
an average daytime high during of just over 34.1˚ Celsius during the
peak of the summer.
Tajimi set the record for Japan's highest recorded
daytime temperature of 40.9˚ Celsius, which happened in
August 16, 2007. Contrarily,
Tajimi experiences relatively cold
winters with frequent frosts and occasional snow throughout the
CLIMATE DATA FOR TAJIMI, GIFU (1981～2010)
AVERAGE HIGH °C (°F)
AVERAGE LOW °C (°F)
Japan Meteorological Agency
* On January 23, 2006 the town of Kasahara (from Toki District ) was
merged into Tajimi.
SISTER CITIES, FRIENDSHIP CITIES
Terre Haute, Indiana
Terre Haute, Indiana ,
Tajimi High School
Tajimi Technical High School
* Tajimi-kita High School
* Tajimi-nishi High School
Japan Railway Company
Chūō Main Line -
Tajimi , Kokokei
Taita Line - Tajimi, Koizumi , Nemoto , Hime
Chūō Expressway -
* National Route 19
* National Route 248
FAMOUS PLACES, HISTORIC SITES, SCENIC SPOTS
* Museum of Modern Ceramic Art, Gifu
* ^ 岐阜県の人口・世帯数人口動態統計調査結果.
GIFU PREFECTURAL WEBSITE (IN JAPANESE). GIFU PREFECTURE. RETRIEVED
SEPTEMBER 11, 2011.
Gifu Prefecture sees highest temperature ever recorded in Japan
- 40.9 -
Japan News Review
* ^ "平年値（年・月ごとの値）".
Agency. Retrieved 2012-03-28.
* ^ 多治見市と笠原町 合併の歩み.
website (in Japanese). Retrieved August 20, 2011.