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Handa, Aichi

Administration
JapaneseName半田市
CountryJapan
RegionChūbu
PrefectureAichi
DistrictChita
Government
MayorIzō Sakakibara
Geography
Total Area18.2 sq mi (47.22 km2)
Demography
Total Population117748 (October 1, 2005)
Density (pop.)2493.60/km2 (6458.4/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneJapan Standard Time (UTC+9)

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|} is a city located in Aichi, Japan, which was founded on October 1, 1937. As of 2003, the city has an estimated population of 114,336 and the density of 2,421.35 persons per km2. The total area is 47.22 km2.

Influenced by the opening of a Dow Chemical Company plant in Handa, the city has a sister city to Midland, Michigan, USA, the world headquarters of the corporation [http://www.city.handa.lg.jp/.

Handa also has sister city links with Port Macquarie in Australia, and Xuzhou City in China. [http://www.city.handa.lg.jp/

Handa has a strong historical connection with vinegar brewing, and remains the worldwide headquarters of the Mizkan Vinegar Group [http://www.city.handa.lg.jp/


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