Tsushima, Aichi

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Chubu region, Japan
Chubu region, Japan

Tsushima (津島市; -shi) is a city located in Aichi Prefecture (愛知県 Aichi-ken) in the Chubu region of Japan, the capital of which is Nagoya. As of March 1, 2004, the city has an estimated population of 66,712 and the density of 2,660 persons per km². The total area is 25.08 km².

The city was founded on March 1, 1947. In late July, Tsushima hosts Tenno Matsuri, a festival with a history of over two hundred years. The highlight of this two day event is the evening festival in which a dozen boats, each decorated with nearly 400 paper lanterns, float down the Tenno River.

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