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Handa

Handa

Handa, city (1990 pop. 99,330), Aichi prefecture, S central Honshu, Japan, on the Chita Peninsula and Chita Bay. Handa, known for its cotton textiles, brewing, and food processing industries, was a commercial port during the Tokugawa era.
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

Famous people

The famous author Niimi Nankichi was born in Handa in 1913.

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