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About Honokuni

Why is Higashi Mikawa called Honokuni? Let’s learn about the origins of Honokuni’s naming by sifting through some history.

Honokuni is the name for the Higashi Mikawa Area in Aichi Prefecture.

Before the Taika Reform of 645, there was an area called Honokuni. This area filled with abundant crops was in the Eastern part of Aichi Prefecture spreading to Mt. Miyaji in the west and the middle basin of the Toyokawa River in the north. The name Honokuni was passed down from generation to generation for the Higashi Mikawa Area in Aichi Prefecture (Toyohashi, Toyokawa, Gamagori, Shinshiro, Tahara, Shitara-cho, Toei-cho and Toyone-mura) throughout history.

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