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The number of infected people in Aizuwakamatsu City has been in the double digits every day since April 4 (positive finding date), and from the same day to this month 26th, 2 people have been positive.

After the spread of the new coronavirus infection, there was a request to shorten the business hours of restaurants that serve alcoholic beverages in Aizuwakamatsu City. → Continue reading

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Aizuwakamatsu(Aizuwaka Matsushi)Fukushima OfAizu areaLocated in the eastCity.. Aizu areaCentral city.


Edo PeriodToAizu Domain Ofcastle townFlourished asTsuruga Castle,White Tiger CorpsHistorical things are famous as tourist resources. OtherKozuyuCultural features, such asAkabekoA large number of tourists are gathered through traditional crafts such as.In recent years, received the 30 Information and Communications Month Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Award[1]Such,Information and communication technology It is also known as an advanced area for efforts using (ICT).

Located in Aizuwakamatsu CityAizu BasinIs the basin floorAizu Daira (Aizudaira)Is also calledKitakata,Sakashitaand so on. Also, north of the Aizu BasinMt. Iidesan LandCrossingYamagata OfYonezawa(Yonezawa basin), eastInawashiroThroughOu MountainsCrossingNakadoriRuralKoriyama (Koriyama Basin), in the westNozawaAnd so onEchigo mountain rangeCrossingNiigataShimoetsu district OfNiigata(Echigo Plain) Is located, and with each placeBanetsu Expressway,National road,JRBanetsu West LineIt is connected by means such as tourism, and exchange with each city is also active through tourism. To the south of the Aizu BasinAizu KogenThe mountainous area calledOzeTourist spots such as are scattered. To the west of the cityAgagawaIs flowing, and on the east side of the cityLake InawashiroFacing. InlandOu MountainsSince it is located west of theSea of ​​JapanOn the other hand, it becomes a heavy snowfall area in winter.


1899, Wakamatsu Town at that time enforced the first municipal system in Fukushima PrefectureWakamatsu CityThen, after that, we repeated the incorporation of neighboring towns and villages,1955Of 7 villagesAizuwakamatsuThe city name has been changed to the present. Centered around Aizuwakamatsu CityAizuwakamatsu metropolitan areaHas a population of approximately 23 (2010Urban employment area).

The abbreviation for Aizuwakamatsu CityAizuとWakamatsuThere are two types.Aizu DomainBecause it was the capital of Japan, it is sometimes abbreviated as "Aizu" in places other than the local area and tourist guides.On the other hand, locally, "Aizu" refers to a wide area, and "Wakamatsu" is often used as an abbreviation for a city.In the Aizu area, "Aizu" is often used as a prefix.In other areasOu MountainsCrossedNakadoriNorthern (FukushimaNorth of)FukushimaBased inFukushima private pressとFukushima MinyuFukushima localEur-lex.europa.eu eur-lex.europa.euIs abbreviated as "Wakamatsu" (Example: WakamatsuWeather station) Besides, of highway busSaboDue to the space limitation, "Highway Wakamatsu" is displayed on the destination display.Agano RiverShare the water systemShimoetsu district(NiigataNorth)NiigataBased inDaishi Hokuetsu BankIs abbreviated as "Aizu" (Example: Daishi Hokuetsu Bank Aizu Branch).Perhaps because of these backgrounds, "Aizu" is said to be rising in the local area and falling in the non-local areas such as the Tokyo metropolitan area.Differences from the locals are noticeable in the dialogue of TV dramas set in Aizu on the national network.



Aizu-Wakamatsu City is the central city of the Aizu region, which occupies the western part of Fukushima Prefecture.Aizu BasinLocated in the southeastern part of. In the entire city area, the vast mountainous area extending to the south of the city is also included in the city area, and the southernmost point isAshinomaki OnsenThe area around Mt. On the east side, about 3% of Lake Inawashiro is included in the city area,Inawashiro,KoriyamaContact with. North and westKitakataAdjacent to the municipalities in the Aizu Basin.

East to westNational Route 49,Banetsu Expressway,JRBanetsu West LineIs passing through, and north and southNational Route 121Roads, etc.Aizu RailwayAizu LineIt is connected with the surrounding area by such as. The roads that connect the east and west of the Aizu region and the roads that connect the north and south intersect in Aizuwakamatsu City, and also by rail, the JR Banetsu west line,Tadami Line, Aizu Railway has become a hub for transportation in the Aizu area where the Aizu line gathers.


The northern, western, and central areas of the city area are in the southeastern part of the Aizu Basin,City area,Commercial area,Residential areasBesides,Paddy fieldSpreads. Also, from south to north of the cityAgagawaIs flowing from the eastern and southern parts of the cityYukawa,Akigawa(Fudogawa), etc. flow. Eastern part of the cityLake InawashiroThe mountainous area extends to the south of the city.





Since it is a basin, there is a large difference in temperature throughout the year, with hot summers and cold winters. Also, the temperature difference during the day is severe. (1Average temperature -0.3℃, August average temperature 8℃[2]..Also, usually in winterSnowfall,SnowfallThere is. For this reason,Heavy snowfallHowever, the snowfall in winter is the least in the Aizu area.Sea of ​​Japan side climateIn addition to having many features, it is far from the seaInland climateIt also has the characteristics of.The average annual temperature is 12.0 ° C and the annual rainfall is 1253.0 mm.[2].

Climate of Wakamatsu Special Area Meteorological Observatory (elevation 212m, Zaimokumachi, Aizuwakamatsu City)
Highest temperature record ° C (° F)13.1
Average maximum temperature ° C (° F)2.9
Average daily temperature ° C (° F)−0.3
Average minimum temperature ° C (° F)−3.4
Minimum temperature record ° C (° F)−14.4
Precipitation amount mm (inch)102.4
Snowfall cm (inch)121
Average days of precipitation (≥0.5 mm)
Average number of snowfall days27.623.817.
Average monthlyDaylight hours78.099.0144.0172.0201.2165.3156.9195.1141.8122.189.167.11,631.6
Source:Japanese Meteorological Agency (Average value: 1991-2020, extreme value: 1953-present)[2][3]


  • Estimated population: 127,759 (2009May 10)
  • Number of households: 47,905 households (Census,2005)

1920Census start transition,1930 eraThe population has decreased over time, but has since turned to an increase,1990 eraContinued to increase.

Population distribution by age

Population distribution of Aizuwakamatsu, Fukushima, Japan.svg
Aizuwakamatsu City and Population Distribution by Age in Japan (2005)Aizuwakamatsu City Population Distribution by Age and Gender (2005)
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Changes in the population of Aizuwakamatsu City
Ministry of Internal Affairs and CommunicationsStatistics Bureau CensusThan

Adjacent municipality


Until the Edo period

Located in Ichinocho, the cityOtsukayama TumulusWas built in the second half of the 4th century. ExcavatedTriangular Edge God Beast MirrorIs estimated to be the same as that cast in Kinai.

The origin of Aizuwakamatsu City as a city is1384(VirtueFirst year),Naomori NanaDating back to Kurokawa Castle (Wakamatsu Castle). After that, the castle townKurokawa"Sengoku DaimyoMr. NanaAs a base for territorial control ofOshuIt has developed as the largest city.

1589(Tensho17 years),Date MasamuneExpand power underDateDestroyed the Shogun and made Kurokawa a new home. But the next1590(Tensho 18),Hideyoshi Toyotomi OfOshuKurokawa was taken up by Mr. Date byGamo UjisatoWas sealed. Ujisato is named after Kurokawa.Wakamatsu", and the castle was built by the territory of the Gamo school. The name "Wakamatsu" is close to the place of birth, Hino Castle (Nakano Castle).Mamioka Watamu Shrine(Current Gamo-gun, Shiga PrefectureHino TownIn MuraiShrineIt is said that "Wakamatsu no Mori" was located around the approach to Gamou's god, and the pine "Matsu", which was also in the territory, also came from this pine. 7 layersCastle tower(The existing five-tier restoration tower isKaneiThe castle, which is based on a yearly reconstruction, is named after Ujisato's childhood name, and also from the Kamo Maizuru family crest.Tsuruga CastleThe castle town was developed at the same time as the construction of the castle. Specifically, the former territory Hino, the invitation of Matsusaka merchants, the establishment of a regular market,Rakuichi/RakuzaOf the Edo period due to the introduction ofAizu DomainLaid the foundation for the development of[4][5].. After the death of Ujisato,Uesugi KagekatsuWill be included,Battle of SekigaharaでTokugawa IeyasuDefeated againstYonezawaIt was transferred to. afterwards,Hideyuki Gamo,Yoshiaki KatoAfter going through lords such as1643ToTokugawa HidetadaChildMasayuki HoshinaEncloseAizu Matsudaira familyWakamatsu became the ancestor ofAizu DomainFlourished as a castle town.

From the end of the Edo period to the Pacific War

1862(Bunkyu2 years),Aizu DomainmainMatsudaira Yoho TheKyoto guardianIs assigned toReverencesendAspirantCrackdown on京都 OfSecurityWas responsible for maintenance,Choshu clanIt was decided to buy the grudge of the defeated group (which later became the Meiji government army) led by.1868(Keio4 years)Boshin WarAizu clan was targeted for attack whenAizu War). The Meiji government army invaded Wakamatsu Castle,White Tiger CorpsMost of the castle towns were returned to the ashes, due to tragedy such as the self-blading.

As a result of being defeated in the Boshin War, Aizuwakamatsu became the direct control of the Meiji government, and the Civil Affairs Bureau was established. Next day1869The Civil Affairs Bureau was abolishedWakamatsu PrefectureThe prefectural office was first placed in Yutsuji Temple in Omachi and then in the former Wakamatsu Castle Honmaru. July 4, 7 (1871August 8) nationwideAbandoned DomainWill continue toWakamatsu PrefectureWas established, and Aizuwakamatsu became the prefectural capital of Wakamatsu Prefecture. But,1876(9th year of Meiji)May 8Wakamatsu Prefecture,Fukushima(Before 1876),Bandai prefectureThe present three prefectures have been merged to form the present Fukushima prefecture, and since thenFukushimaIt is put in.

1889, Kitaiaizu-gunWakamatsu TownAnd,1899, Due to the enforcement of the municipal systemWakamatsu CityIt became ". The population of the year was 3.1890Private Aizu Junior High School opens. Later transferred to the prefectural government and became Fukushima Prefectural Aizu Junior High School.Fukushima Prefectural Aizu High SchoolLeading to.1899(32th year of Meiji)May 7, Iwakoshi Line (currentBanetsu West Line) Is Wakamatsu Station (currentlyAizuwakamatsu Station,1917(Taisho 6)May 4Renamed to)). Banetsu West Line1914(Taisho 3)May 11ToXinjinI went all the way through.

1908,Russo-Japanese WarWas newly established with13th Division Of65rd Infantry RegimentIs located in Wakamatsu, and the site of the current Aizu-Wakamatsu Municipal Junior High School isGuard areaWas taken. The regiment1925 OfUgaki DisarmamentAbolished and replaced2th Division Of29rd Infantry Regiment SendaiTo move from. afterwards,1937 OfSino-Japanese warThe 65th Infantry Regiment also revived. The 65th Infantry RegimentNanjing StrategyParticipate in The 29th Infantry RegimentBattle of Guadalcanal IslandHas been injured and suffered significant damage.

1902(Meiji 35) Aizu Electric Power Co., Inc., which opened on January 1, started supplying electricity,1929(Showa 4) was started on April 4. Also,1934(9)May 3To TokyoTelModernization progresses at this time, such as the opening of traffic. Also,1932(7)May 10ToGoyakuen(Aizu Matsudaira Garden),1934(9)May 12The Wakamatsu Castle Ruins have been designated as a National Historic Site,1937The current city hall office building was completed on April 12st (Showa 4).

After the Pacific War

Aizu Wakamatsu escaped the air raid during the Pacific War.1946IsShinmei streetOpened,1947Approved the establishment of the Aizuwakamatsu Chamber of Commerce,1953May 10ToAizu FestivalWill be held and post-war reconstruction will be achieved.

1955The seven neighboring villages were transferred to the city, and the city name was changed from "Wakamatsu City" to the current "AizuwakamatsuWas changed to ". To change the city name,Fukuoka OfWakamatsu City(1914Municipal system. PresentKitakyushuWakamatsu Ward) Was made with the aim of avoiding confusion with, was renamed by the city that laid the city first, is the only example. Renames are often confused between the cities of telegraph, telephone, mail, etc., and there was an average of 50 mails per day for mail, and 100 mails on many days. ] Fukushima Prefecture General Affairs Department Regional Division (1958)). Wakamatsu City in Fukuoka Prefecture1963May 2ToMoji-Ogura-Tobata-YawataAfter being merged into Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture's “Wakamatsu City” has disappeared, but Aizu Wakamatsu City has remained the name of the city with “Aizu” in mind.

1961Has a population of over 101965からHouse displayAs a result of the implementation, the old town name will be changed to the new town name. Also,1965May 9ToTsuruga CastleReconstruction work of the castle tower is completed.1989Aizu-Wakamatsu City Tourism Corporation was established in, and the tourism industry will continue to develop.

After that1993May 4ToUniversity of AizuWas opened,1992May 10ToAizuwakamatsu ICThe section including was openBanetsu Expressway 1997May 10To the whole line (Iwaki - Niigata) It was opened and the transportation network was enhanced.

2011May 3 OfFukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant AccidentDue to the location of the nuclear power plantOkuma TownThe function of the town hall was moved to Aizuwakamatsu (Okuma Town Hall, Aizuwakamatsu Branch Office).

Changes in administrative areas

Town name that disappeared after displaying the residence

1965From (Showa 40)House displayDue to the implementation, the old town name was gradually changed to the current new town name. Of the old town name,1877In the town that was established by (Meiji 10),1889(Meiji 22)Wakamatsu Town, Kitaiaizu DistrictList the merged towns as.

Omachi Tachimachi, Omachi Ichinomachi, Omachi Ninomachi, Omachi Ninomachi, Omachi Sannomachi, Omachi Haranocho, Omachi Sanshinomachi, Omachi Shinomachi, Omachi Meikoya Town, Dojo Koji Town, Haranomachi,Konya Town, Koga Town, Baba Kamiyuki Town, Baba Shimoyuki Town, Baba Ichinocho Town, Baba Kamiyuki Town, Baba Shimo Nino Town, Baba Nino Vertical Town, Baba Kami Sanno Town, Baba Shimoyuki Town, Baba Sannomachi, Babakaminoshinomachi, Babashitashinomachi, Babashinanomachi, Babakamigonomachi, Babashitagonomachi, Babanameko-cho,Carpentry, Hakuro-cho, Kami-Shino-cho, Motoritsuka-cho, Kami-ichino-cho, Kami-roku-machi, Kamino-no-cho, Shimonobushi-cho, Kami-gono-cho, Yukuhito-cho, Nakamokuka-cho, Uenobushi-cho, Yashiki Town, Hongo Town, Misaki Town, Teramachi, Tomeikoya Town, Goken Town, Yoko Mikkamachi Town, Torii Town, Tsukigi Town, Amida Town, Atago Town, Jokoji Town, Taino Town, Minami Yoko Town, Tenningji Temple Town, Okuno Town, Takizawa Town, Sengoku Town, Jericho Town, Guilin Temple Town, Oro Town, Akai Town, Suwa Yotsuya, Toma Town, Tomanaka Town, Zenku Town, Hariya Town, Kawahara Town, Timber Town, Yutsuji Town, Seven Himachi, Kitakoji Town, Nishi-Nagoya Town, Hariya Nagoya Town, Kami Yamato Town, Naka Yamato Town, Shimo Yamato Town, Gonobun Town, Sakaemachi Kakunai, Sakaemachi XNUMX Sakaemachi XNUMX Chome, Sakaemachi Kanji Sakaemachi XNUMX-chome, Sakaemachi character Sakaemachi, Sakaemachi character Sakaemachi XNUMX-chome, Sakaemachi character Sakaemachi character XNUMX-chome, Sakaemachi character book Sannocho, Sakaemachi character book Ichinocho, Sakaemachi character Yutsuji-cho mouth, Sakaemachi character Kawaramachi mouth, Sakaemachi character Yonedai Ninocho, Sakaemachi Yonedai XNUMX chome, Sakaemachi Juhazo, Sakaemachi character break place, Sakaemachi Omotsuke-mae, Sakaemachi character fence inside, Sakaemachi character book Ninochoue, Sakaemachi character Tenningji town mouth, Sakaemachi character Hoshoji temple street , Sakaemachi character Odagaki, Sakaemachi characterTsuruga Castle, Shinyoko Town, Katayanagi Town, Minami Town


  • Jonan Town
  • Minami Town
  • Southern flower garden
  • Yukawa Town
  • Shinyoko Town
  • Midoricho
  • Mihata Town
  • Timber Town (XNUMX-chome, XNUMX-chome)
  • Kawahara
  • Josai Town
  • Hiyoshi Town
  • Sumiyoshi Town
  • Makuuchi Higashi Town
  • Sakuramachi
  • Yanagiharacho (XNUMX-chome-XNUMXchome)
  • Nishiki Town
  • Omotemachi
  • Tenjin Town
  • Meiwa Town
  • Tatema Town
  • Tatewaki Town
  • Furukawa Town
  • Higashinengu (XNUMX-chome to XNUMX-chome)
  • Hanamigaoka (XNUMX-chome to XNUMX-chome)
  • Yukawa Minami
  • In front of Kenpukuji Temple
  • North Aoki
  • Ekimae Town
  • Ishido Town
  • Sericulture town
  • Takizawa Town
  • Byakko Town
  • Ogimachi
  • Yamami Town
  • Tsuruga Town
  • Iai Town
  • Tsutsumi Town
  • Otsuka (XNUMX-chome, XNUMX-chome)
  • Kita Takizawa (XNUMX-chome, XNUMX-chome)
  • Nakajima Town
  • Sengoku Town
  • Minami Sengoku Town
  • Higashi Sengoku (XNUMX-chome to XNUMX-chome)
  • Flower garden east
  • Heian Town
  • Hinomachi
  • Keizan (XNUMX-chome, XNUMX-chome)
  • Wada (XNUMX-chome, XNUMX-chome)
  • Iimori (XNUMX-chome to XNUMX-chome)
  • Hanaharu Town
  • Kunomachi
  • Takaracho
  • Tenneiji Town

In Aizuwakamatsu City, all official town names are read as "town" and "cho" is not used.

Other areas

  • Machikita Town -Area north of the city
  • Koya Town -Northern part of the city, paddy fields, etc. spread
  • Shinsashi Town -The northwestern part of the city, which also has paddy fields
  • Kitaiaizu Town-To the west of the city and to other areasAgagawaFlows. Before the Heisei mergerKitaiaizu-gunKitaiaizu Village.
  • Ichinocho -Commercial facilities line up along the main road in the northeastern part of the city
  • Kato-cho-the northeastern part of the city, such as rice fields and forests. Before the Heisei mergerKawanumaKato Town.
  • Minato Town --Outside the Aizu basin in the eastern part of the city.Lake InawashiroFacing
  • Higashiyama Town -Southeastern part of the city,Higashiyama hot springEtc.
  • Kadota Town --The area south of the city.Although it was a paddy field, many residential areas and commercial facilities were built.
  • Oto Town -The southern part of the city,Ashinomaki OnsenThere is
  • Itsukimachi Matsunaga (XNUMX-chome-XNUMX-chome) --Separated from Itsukimachi Oaza Matsunaga due to residential land development
  • Inter West-Logistics ComplexAizu ApioWith the completion of the town, part of the towns of Kita-cho and Koya-cho changed their names.
  • Yasumimachi-Itsukimachi Oaza Yasumimachi Name changed from Nakamurahigashi
  • Tsushimadatemachi-Kadotamachi Oaza Hiyoshiji Changed the town name from Tsushimadate
  • Niiderakita (XNUMX-chome to XNUMX-chome) --A part of Mondenmachi Oazani Muranishi changed its name
  • Makuuchi Minamimachi --Kozashimachi Oaza Minami XNUMX Go Subtitle Part of the inner south changed the town name



Successive mayors

(Mayor of former Wakamatsu)Ebina Kisho
First generation1899May 7 - 1902May 3
2 fee1902May 5 - 1903May 9
3 feeKohei Saji1903May 11 - 1906May 9
4 fee1906May 10 - 1912May 10
5 feeGenjiro Onoki1912May 12 - 1914May 6
6 fee1914May 7 - 1915May 5
7,8 fee1915May 6 - 1922May 5
9 feeToyoe Matsue1922May 12 - 1925May 11
10 fee1926May 7 -1926May 11
11 fee1927May 2 - 1931May 2
12 feeSakichi Sato1931May 6 - 1933May 6
13 feeSudo Moto1933May 10 - 1934May 12
14 feeGo Sase1935May 2 - 1939May 2
15 feeTorahiko Suzuki1939May 5 - 1941May 9
16 feeTeruyoshi Takayama1942May 7 - 1945May 11
17 feeShizuka Ehana1945May 12 - 1947May 4
18 fee1947May 4 - 1948May 2
19 fee1948May 3 - 1952May 3
20 feeMurai HachiroOctober 1952, 3- 1956May 3
21-23 generationsTakeshi YokoyamaOctober 1956, 3- 1968May 3
24-26 generationsOctober 1968, 3- 1980May 3
27 feeOctober 1980, 3- 1983May 5
28 feeYoshiki Inomata1983May 6 - 1987May 6
29 feeHironaka HayakawaOctober 1987, 6- 1991May 6
30-31 generationsHideo YamauchiOctober 1991, 6- 1999May 3
32-34 generationsIchiro Sugae1999May 4 - 2011May 8
35-37 generationsShuhei Muroi2011May 8 -

City Hall/Citizen Center

  • Main Government Building: 3-46 Toei-cho, Aizuwakamatsu
It started operation in 1937. In the 2017th comprehensive plan from 7, the main government building old building preservation and utilization plan and the government building maintenance action plan were drafted.
  • Kitaaizu Branch: 11 Suwamae, Nakaarai, Kitaaizu-cho, Aizuwakamatsu City
  • Kato Branch: 14 Kamiishi, Kazuyama, Kato-cho, Aizuwakamatsu
  • Minato Citizen Center: Aizu-Wakamatsu City Minato-machi Large Kyowa Nishida
  • Oto Civic Center: 479 Kamiyori Kasio, Oto-cho, Aizuwakamatsu
  • Kita Citizen Center: 28, Muramae, Kamitakano, Koya-cho, Aizuwakamatsu
  • Minami Civic Center: Aizu-Wakamatsu City Kadota Town, Nakano, Daido West 13
  • Ichinomiya Civic Center: 5-6-XNUMX Kitahakizawa, Aizuwakamatsu City
  • Higashi Civic Center: 1-53 Keiyama, Aizuwakamatsu City

City hall organization

  • vice-mayor(1 people)
    • Planning and Policy Department (Planning and Coordination Section, Secretary Public Hearing Section, Community Development Section)
      • Each branch (town development promotion section, resident welfare section)
    • Finance Department (Finance Section, Tax Section, Tax Payment Section)
    • General Affairs Department (General Affairs Division, Human Resources Division, Information Policy Division, Contract Inspection Division)
    • Citizen's Department (Environmental Life Section, Crisis Management Section, Citizen Section, Waste Management Section)
      • Each civic center
    • Health and Welfare Department (Community Welfare Division, Person with Disabilities Support Division, Elderly Welfare Division, Child and Family Division, Child Child Care Division, National Health Insurance Pension Division, Health Promotion Division)
    • Tourism and Commerce Department (Tourism Division, Commerce and Industry Division, Business Location Division)
    • Agricultural Administration Department (Agricultural Administration Division, Agriculture and Forestry Division)
    • Construction Department (City Planning Section, Flowers and Greenery Section, Land Readjustment Section, Sewer Section, Road Construction Section, Road Maintenance Section, Building Section)
  • Accounting manager
    • Accounts Division
  • Board of education
    • Board of Education Secretariat (Education General Affairs Division, School Education Division, Lifelong Learning Center, Culture Division, Sports Promotion Division)
  • City council
    • Congress Secretariat
  • Election Management Committee
    • Election Commission Secretariat
  • Audit Committee
    • Audit office
  • Fairness committee
  • Fixed Asset Evaluation Review Committee
  • Agricultural committee
    • Agricultural Committee Secretariat
  • Water supply businessManager
    • Water Department

Some office associations, etc.

National agency

裁判 所

  • Fukushima District CourtAizuwakamatsu Branch: 6-6 Otemachi, Aizuwakamatsu City
  • Fukushima Family CourtAizuwakamatsu Branch: 6-6 Otemachi, Aizuwakamatsu City
  • AizuwakamatsuSummary court: 6-6 Ottemachi, Aizuwakamatsu City
  • AizuwakamatsuProsecution examination committee: 6-6 Ottemachi, Aizuwakamatsu City
    • The site of the former Aizu clan, Keisuke Naito, is a mansion site on the court premises, and the flow of Enshu style is drawn in the Edo period.White dew gardenThere is.

Fukushima prefectural government agency

  • Aizu Regional Development Bureau: 7-5 Otemachi, Aizuwakamatsu City
  • Aizu Health and Welfare Office: 7-40 Ottemachi, Aizuwakamatsu City
  • Aizu Agriculture and Forestry Office: 7-5 Otemachi, Aizuwakamatsu City
  • Aizuwakamatsu Construction Office: 7-5 Otemachi, Aizuwakamatsu City
  • Aizu Education Office: 7-5 Otemachi, Aizuwakamatsu City

These are all inside the Aizuwakamatsu Joint Government Building.

Organization of Okuma Town Office

  • Okuma TownAizu-Wakamatsu Branch Office: 2-41 Otemachi, Aizuwakamatsu City Aizu-Wakamatsu City Hall, Otemachi No. XNUMX Government Building


City council

  • Constant number: 30 people
  • Term: April 2015, 27-April 8, 7 (Heisei 2019)
  • Chair: Shozaburo Meguro (Aizu Sofu, 5th term)
  • Vice Chairman: Masashi Kiyokawa (Citizen's Club, 3rd term)
Parliamentary nameNumber of seatsRepresentative name
Civic club6Masafumi Kiyokawa, Kotaro Ogura, Ikuo Sato, Shinichi Narita, Toshiro Togawa, Norio Ishida
Sofu Aizu6Masato Ogura, Keizo Yoshida, Satoshi Murasawa, Kazue Sano, Atsushi Yokoyama, Shozaburo Meguro
Forum Aizu5Motoi Utsumi, Junichiro Nagasato, Yuichi Furukawa, Yoshiji Nakajima, Yo Suzuki
Social Democratic Party/Civil Union4Sayoko Maruyama, Arata Matsuzaki, Hiroshi Takanashi, Takashi Joya
Komeito3Makoto Hikawa, Takashi Tsuchiya, Mt. Ooyama Toko
Abandoned5Toshihiro Harada, Motoo Saito, Yoshio Narita, Mitsumasa Abe, Kan Watanabe

*As of October 2018, 5.

Fukushima Prefectural Assembly (Aizuwakamatsu City Election District)

  • Constant number: 4 people
  • Term: November 2019, 11 (Reiwa 20)-November 2023, 5 (Heisei 11)
NameParliamentary nameNumber of winsRemarks
Yoshinori SatoLDPFukushima Prefectural Assembly2
Yuu WatanabePrefectural Union Assembly2Party membershipNational Democratic Party
Ikuo SatoLiberal Democratic Party Fukushima Prefectural Assembly1
Masashi MiyashitaPrefectural Union Assembly4Party status is National Democratic Party

*As of October 2019, 6.

House of Representatives

ConstituencyRepresentative nameParty nameNumber of winsRemarks
Fukushima Prefecture 4nd Ward(Aizuwakamatsu City,Kitakata,Minamiaizu District,Yama-gun,Kawanuma,Onuma-gun,Nishishirakawa-gunSaigo Village)Ichiro SugaeLDP3Constituency
Shinji OkumaConstitutional Democratic Party3Proportional revival

Sister city/friendship city

Domestic sister cities/friendship cities

Overseas sister city/friendship city

A city with a history of refusing to offer a friendly city tie-up

  • Hagi City(Yamaguchi )
    1986(ShowaIn 61), he refused the offer to form a friendship city tie-up.
    Hagi CityBoshin WarでAizu DomainFought withChoshu clanIs the home of Hagi City offered a friendship city tie-up in commemoration of 120 years since the Boshin War that fought as an enemy, but among the citizens of Aizu-Wakamatsu, "We have not forgotten the grudge (of the Boshin War)." , Governor of Fukushima at that timeYukio MatsudairaHe refused because there was an opinion that "the grandson of the Aizu feudal lord is still alive".However, in reality, Hagi City and Aizuwakamatsu City did not form a friendship city relationship after this turmoil, but this turmoil triggered active private exchange.
    (→For historical details, see "Aizu WarSee)


The main street in the city centerChuo-dori,Shinmei streetand so on. Shinmei-dori is a shopping street, and small and medium-sized shops are lined up around this main street. However, with the advent of large-scale suburban stores nationwide, empty stores have become prominent in the city center. In such a situation, it is one of the downtown areasNankamachi streetThen, by creating a subsidy system from the city and working on the preservation and restoration of the old townscape, we are creating a town as a new tourism resource.

(All production values ​​below are for 2006)

Primary industry

  • Gross domestic product: 519 million yen
    • Agriculture: 497 million yen
    • Forestry: 21 million yen

In the northern and western parts of the cityPaddy fieldHas spread,Rice cultivationIs thriving.

Secondary industry

  • Gross domestic product: 16,285 million yen
    • Manufacturing industry: 13,649 million yen
  • Fujitsu,Texas Instruments(OldSpansion),On Semiconductor AizuThere is a semiconductor manufacturing base in Japan.
  • OlympusAizu Olympus is located[8].
    • The Aizu factory is one of the largest in the worldEndoscopeIt is a production base of related products, and it is said that 7% of the world's products for digestive organs are manufactured by this factory. Significant increase in production capacity from 2008 to 2010[9].

Tertiary industry

  • Gross domestic product: 35,738 million yen
    • Wholesale / Retail: 4,525 million yen
    • Service industry: 12,866 million yen
Major department stores, complex commercial facilities, and large shopping centers in Aizuwakamatsu
  • Current store
    The supermarket is headquartered on Shinmei-doriLion DollIncluding,Coop Aizu,York-BenimaruAnd so on.
  • Stores that existed in the past
    • NagasakiyaAizuwakamatsu store- 2002Closed on February 2. Currently aboveLion DollAcquired the building and operated as a commercial complex "Leo Club Garden Square → Lion D'or Garden".
    • Aizu Sati - 2009Closed on June 6th. First in the Tohoku regionSatyIt was a store.
    • Nakago Aizu store - 2010Closed on February 2. It was the only department store in the Aizu region.

Financial institution


General correspondence operator

Dedicated to pre-school and extra curricular

University/Junior college

high school

Private correspondence system

Junior high school


primary school

  • Aizuwakamatsu City Ichino Elementary School
  • Aizuwakamatsu City Eiwa Elementary School
  • Aizu-Wakamatsu City Oto Elementary School
  • Aizuwakamatsu City Tsurujo Elementary School
  • Aizuwakamatsu City Religious Elementary School
  • Aizuwakamatsu Municipal Yukinin Elementary School
  • Aizuwakamatsu City Shinsashi Elementary School
  • Aizu-Wakamatsu City Koganei Elementary School
  • Aizuwakamatsu Municipal Josai Elementary School
  • Aizuwakamatsu City Jonan Elementary School
  • Aizuwakamatsu Municipal Johoku Elementary School
  • Aizuwakamatsu Nisshin Elementary School
  • Aizuwakamatsu City Higashiyama Elementary School
  • Aizuwakamatsu City Matsunaga Elementary School
  • Aizuwakamatsu Minato Elementary School
  • Aizuwakamatsu Municipal Kadota Elementary School
  • Aizu-Wakamatsu Municipal Arachidate Elementary School
  • Aizu-Wakamatsu City Kawaminami Elementary School
  • Aizuwakamatsu City Kato Gakuen Elementary School

Special school

  • Fukushima Prefectural Aizu Support School
    • Fukushima Prefectural Aizu Support School Takeda Branch School-Located in Takeda General Hospital, which is the name of the branch school for long-term hospitalized children.
  • Fukushima Prefectural Hearing Support School Aizu Branch School

Okuma Municipal School

Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant AccidentA branch school of Okuma Municipal School established in the city for the purpose.

  • Okuma Municipal Okuma Junior High School-Aizu-Wakamatsu branch office relocated to the second office of Otemachi-cho, Aizuwakamatsu City Hall.
  • Okuma Municipal Elementary School-Moved to the former Aizu-Wakamatsu Municipal Kato Third Elementary School as the Aizu-Wakamatsu branch of Ono Elementary School and Kumamachi Elementary School.
  • Okuma Municipal Kindergarten-moved to the former Aizu-Wakamatsu Municipal Kato First Kindergarten as the Aizu-Wakamatsu branch.



  • Aizu-Wakamatsu City Aizu Library- 1903Ministry of Education approval,1904Established)
  • The old facility that once existed had a small number of open books for general books.At the same time, the facility itself was aging, so an alternative Aizu Rehearsal Hall (Lifelong Learning Center) was constructed and relocated.


Aizu Rehearsal Hall

  • 2011May 4Opening
  • at firstMay 3Was scheduled to open,Great East Japan EarthquakeThe opening was postponed due to the influence of
  • A complex facility for lifelong learning, including a central public hall and a municipal library
  • In addition to the above, it also has cooking classes and music studies.


(Fukushima Prefecture's history, nature, folklore, etc.)

Medical institution


Radio stations
Community information magazine


This area is also the center of transportation in the Aizu basin,MutsuIt was an important point in the south.


East Japan Railway(JR East)
Aizu Railway

The representative station, Aizu-Wakamatsu Station, is located in the northern part of the city.


Route buses in the cityAizu Recreation ParkDrive only nearBandai Toto BusExcept for the lineAizu shared car(Aizu Bus) It is operated by only one group company, and there is a regular bus in front of Aizuwakamatsu Station.TerminalThere is. otherstouristAizu-Wakamatsu Station, as a bus forNankamachi,Tsuruga Castle,Goyakuen,Higashiyama hot spring,Mt. IimoriTie etc.Machinaka tour bus(Hikara-san, Akabee) is in operation.

Highway bus route

Along the Banetsu Expressway
Fukushima Station/Sendai Airport/Sendai Station
To Tokyo


Major taxi companies based in Aizuwakamatsu City

  • Aizu taxi
  • Wakamatsu taxi
  • White tiger taxi
  • Hirota taxi
  • Aoi taxi


Airports used from Aizuwakamatsu City



National road

Main local road

General prefectural road

Common name of road

For detailsStreet in Fukushima PrefecturePlease refer to.


Aizuwakamatsu has a long historyClimateIt has a traditional culture fromTourism industryIs also responsible for


Food culture:

local specialty

Works set in Aizuwakamatsu


Aizuwakamatsu City is based on its historical background and cultural characteristics.tourismIs popular and many tourists visit. 2005Or later,Aizu Destination CampaignTourism campaigns such asShinjuku Station,Ueno StationからJRTohoku Main Line,Banetsu West LineDirect throughLimited express train"AIZU"I am operating a number.






Famous people 

Historical figure







Mass media and speech field



Person with a relationship


  • 2008May 5ToFree and open source OfOffice software"OpenOffice.orgHas been announced at Aizu-Wakamatsu City Hall[11].. This is the first time in a municipality in Fukushima prefecture. After that, in February 2012, it is a derivative software of OpenOffice.org due to its high compatibility with Microsoft Office and active version upgrade.LibreOfficeWas moved to[12].
  • Kyotaro Nishimura's "Aizu Kogen murder case" In an interview with Tokuma Shoten's Yuzuru Yamamae, a local taxi driver said, "There is nothing in Aizu Wakamatsu where the new government made it. Most of it moved to Kitakata." It seems that he was relocated to the Nanto clan.[Source required].
  • MinamiaizuCompared to other areas, there are more people who have the surname "star", which originates from.Although it is a rare surname nationwide, it is very common in Aizuwakamatsu.In addition, the Watanabe surname is characterized by the fact that there are more notations of "Watanabe" than "Watanabe".


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  1. ^ Awards at the 30 "Radio Day / Information and Communications Month" Memorial Central Ceremony --May 30, 5, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
  2. ^ a b c "Normal value download”. Japan Meteorological Agency. Year ending March 2021Browse.
  3. ^ "Value of 1st to 10th in observation history (value throughout the year)”. Japan Meteorological Agency. Year ending March 2021Browse.
  4. ^ "Fukushima Prefecture History"
  5. ^ Noguchi "Series Clan Story, Aizu Clan", P15
  6. ^ "The successive mayors of Japan" (Volume XNUMX) "Seikihachi Akiyama"
  7. ^ "History of school”. Fukushima Prefectural Aizu High School. As of December 2017, 12オ リ ジ ナ ル[Broken link]More archives.2014th of February 7Browse.
  8. ^ "Aizu Olympus Corporation". 2018th of February 7Browse.
  9. ^ "Building a solid system as a leading endoscope company-Expansion of" Aizu Olympus "with the world's most advanced technology" (Press Release), Olympus, (August 2007, 8), http://www.olympus.co.jp/jp/news/2007b/nr070808aizuj.cfm 
  10. ^ "Summary of the latest information on anime characters by Soichiro Hoshi”. Animate Times. 2020th of February 10Browse.
  11. ^ "Introduction of free office software to all agencies" (PDF) (Press Release), Information Policy Division, General Affairs Department, Aizuwakamatsu City, (May 2008, 5), http://www.city.aizuwakamatsu.fukushima.jp/_files/00036078/20080528_openoffice_1.pdf 
  12. ^ Trust Takahashi (February 2012, 2). “Aizuwakamatsu City moved from OpenOffice.org to LibreOffice". ITpro. 2012th of February 2Browse.

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