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Moka(Mokashi) isTochigiLocated in the southeast ofCity.. OldHaga-gun.


Balanced agriculture, commerce and industryHaga-gunIt is the central city of the city.

The origin of the place name "Moka" is that the hills around "Daimachi", which is the center of the city, were once covered with swamps and swamps and used to be a habitat for waterfowl. Cranes fly to trees such as pine trees, and the way they fly is so beautiful that people have come to call them "Cranes Dance Hill" and "Maioka". Has come to be called "Moka", and it is also said that it has come to be written as "Moka".

In addition, there are local local history researchers (school staff) who say that Takadate, Moka (middle) Oka, Shimodate and the upper, middle, and downstream houses for armed struggle have come to be called Moka. ..The bus street in Taimachi is a depression, forming a moat.The other directions of the elementary school were performing for elementary and junior high school students because they were building natural fortresses such as swamps and rivers.

For Moka's accent, see "Kanuma (Kanuma)Kanuma) ”And“ O ↑ Yama (Oyama) ”, there are more and more cases where head-height accents are added, such as“ mo ↑ oka ”, but for Moka's accent,“ mo ↓HillIt is more correct to lower the sound of "mo" and raise the sound of "oka".That is, "Funny(Moka City) ”is the pronunciation of“ mooka ”.Many citizens often feel uncomfortable with the pronunciation of "mo ↑ oka".[Source required]Because,Caution must be taken.[Original research?]

As mentioned earlier, Moka City belongs to the former Haga District, which exists on the prefectural border between Tochigi and Ibaraki prefectures.As a dialect, it is a district in the northeastern part of Kanto that is said to be "no accent with no rule about where to raise the word."Residents from the Haga-gun era have continued to use words with a strong accent on "mo".on the other hand"Showa 30'sMore inlandIndustrial parkPeople who lived from various places due to relocation, etc. use the language of the area where they were born and raised, and use the language with an accent on "oka".

Many people do not understand when speaking a genuine Haga dialect (using ae sound without distinguishing between I and E sounds, speaking with almost no ending, speaking with almost no lips open, etc.).As a result, a society is being formed in which the words of people with an accent on "mo" are not understood.

Moka city isUtsunomiya CityIt falls within a range of approximately 15 to 20 km from the center to the southeast.The commuting rate to Utsunomiya City is 11.0% (22 census).

There are two types of readings, "mooka" and "moka".The station name was "Moka", but the Moka Line is from the Japanese National Railways.Third sectorChanged to "Mooka" when transferred to.Administratively, the name was unified to "Mooka".

Information signRomajiThe notation is "Moka" instead of "Mooka".


  • It is located in the southeastern part of the prefecture, on the northern edge of the Kanto Plain.It is about 100km from Tokyo.From the west, the Kinugawa lowland, the Moka plateau, and the Gogyogawa lowland are connected, and rice cultivation is flourishing in the lowlands.The eastern part of the city covers one end of the Yamizo Mountains at an altitude of 150-280m.

Adjacent municipalities


Hatoyama Townと と も にKanto PlainIt is the coldest place in Japan, and the average minimum temperature in January is -1 ℃.It can drop below -4.6 ° C on a clear winter morning.


  • Paleolithic:Isoyama Ruins
  • Jomon period: There are ruins in various parts of the city.It is especially distributed on the tongue-shaped plateau formed by the small rivers that flow into the Gogyo River.
  • Yayoi period: Many village ruins and earthenware spraying areas can be seen.
  • Kofun period: Gourd mound burial mound, Inariyama burial mound (detected by square girder tomb, maintained as a park in Takasecho), chicken mound burial mound
  • Nara period: Nakamura abandoned temple (warehouse ruins are not excavated abandoned temple), Ouchi abandoned temple, once in Nakamura districtRyori systemThe remains remained.
  • Kamakura Period:Nakamura CastleTrace (currentlyHenshoji, Square earthworks and moats can be seen)
  • Muromachi Period:UtsunomiyaVassal ofMr. HagaRule over this region.
  • Azuchi-Momoyama period:astronomical13 years (1544),HitachiShimodate CastlemainMizutani 蟠 Ryusai MasamuraBased on Utsunomiya retainer Nakamura Hinata Irido GenkakuNakamura CastleIs the fallen castle, and Nakamura Twelve Township is the territory of the lower building.Haga's rule ends with the withdrawal of Utsunomiya.
  • Edo period: InitiallyDamingEntered, but laterHeavenbecome.Placed at Moka Daikansho ().Flag bookThere are also many places of knowledge.In the second half, due to the reconstruction of the devastated knowledge officeOdawara DomainmainTadamasa OkuboDispatched fromNinomiya SontokuBut at Sakuramachi Jinya and Togo JinyaHotoku methodTo give.
  • Meiji era: Established by the county office (before the Meiji era)Shimono countryHaga-gunMet). In 1912Lower buildingA railway is laid between Moka and Moka.
  • Taisho era: The railway is extended to Mogi.
  • Showa Era:Second World WarNippon gramophone (Columbia) has entered the southern part of the city as an evacuation company. Moka Town, March 1954,Yamamae Village,Ouchi Village,中Ichimachi Mimura merged in October of the same yearMokaBecomes
  • Heisei era:2009 May 3, AdjacentNinomiya townIncorporated.

Administrative region transition

  • Timeline of transition
Transition of Moka city area (chronological table)
YearsDateTransition of administrative areas related to the current Moka city area
1889 (22th year of Meiji)May 4Municipal systemWith the enforcement, the following towns and villages are established[1][2].
  • Former Moka City
    • Moka Town ← Moka Aramachi, Mokada Town, Mokadai Town, Moka Kumakura Town, Togo Village, Nishigo Village, Nakago Village, Kameyama Village, Kamitaka Masaki Village,
      Nishitakama Kimura / Shimotakama Kimura
    • Yamamae Village ← Kobayashi Village, Minamitakaoka Village, Shimamura, Higashi Oshima Village, Sugama Village, Saido Village, Kimishima Village, Aodani Village, Hachijo Village, Nishidai Village,
      Tsuruta Village, Tosho Village, Nishinuma Village, Nemoto Village
    • Ouchi Village ← Iigai Village, Kyoizumi Village, Tajima Village, Haramachi Nitta, Akabane Village Nitta, Shimizu Village, Kamiodawa Village, Horiuchi Village, Shimoodawa Village,
      Shimosaginoya Village, Kamisaginoya Village, Shimosaginoya Village
    • 中 ← Yagioka Village, Isesaki Village, Katsuuri Village, Minaminakamura, Wakatabi Village, Jinai Village, Kasuda Village, Terabun Village, Kamionuma Village, Onuma Village,
      Shimo Onuma Village, Kakura Village, Osada Village, Kayatsutsumi Village, Kobashi Village, Yanagibayashi Village
  • oldNinomiya
    • Kugeta Town ← Yatakai Town, Minami Nagashima Village, Hoshima Village, Sakai Village, Ishijima Village, Daikon Radish Village, Abeshina Village, Shimoozo
    • Naganuma Village ← Kamiezura Village, Horikome Village, Ota Village, Omichi Izumi Village, Nishi Oshima Village, Kamiezura Village, Washisu Village, Furuyama Village, Aota Village, Sunagahara Village
      Yagai Village / Yagai Nitta
    • Monobe Village ← Monoi Village, Yokota Village, Takada Village, Sorimachi Village, Negoya Village, Mitani Village, Mitobe Village, Oki Village, Kamura, Owada Village, Abe Oka Village
1954 (29)May 3Moka Town, Yamazaki Village, Ouchi Village, Nakamura mergedMoka TownWas launched.
May 5Merged with Kugeta Town, Naganuma Village, and Monobe VillageNinomiya townWas launched.Kugeta Town disappears.
May 10Moka Town enforces the city systemMokabecome.
2009 (21)May 3Ninomiya Town is incorporated into Moka City.
  • Transition table
Transition table of Moka city area
First year of the Meiji era--22nd year of the Meiji eraMeiji 22
May 4
Meiji 22-64XNUMX-presentNow
Moka AramachiMoka TownShowa 29/3/31
Moka Town
Showa 29/10/1
Municipal system
Maoka Tamachi
Moka Daimachi
Part of AramachiMeiji 15
Moka Kumakuracho
Part of Tamachi
Part of Daimachi
Togo Village
Saigo Village
Nakago Village
Kameyama Village
Kamitakama Kimura
Nishitakama Kimura
Shimotakama Kimura
Kobayashi VillageMeiji 7
Kobayashi Village
Yamamae Village
Okisugi Nitta
TakaokaMeiji 12
South Takaoka Village
Oshima villageMeiji 12
The University of Tokyo
Sugama Village
Saido Village
Kimishima Village
Aoya Village
Hachijo Village
Nishidai Village
Tsuruta Village
Tosho Village
Nishinuma Village
Nemoto Village
Iigai VillageOuchi Village
Kyosen Village
Haramachi Nitta
Akabane Village Nitta
Kamiodawa Village
Horiuchi Village
Shimoodawa Village
Shimogotani Village
Kamisagiya Village
Shimosaginoya Village
Yagi Okamura中
Isesaki Village
Katsuuri Village
中Meiji 12
Waka Tabi Village
Jinai Village
Kasuda Village
Terabun Village
Kamionuma Village
Onuma Village
Shimonuma Village
Kakura Village
Kaya Tsutsumi Village
Kobashi Village
Liulin Village
YatakaichoKugeta TownShowa 29/5/3
Ninomiya town
Heisei 21/3/23
Transferred to Moka City
Nagashima VillageMeiji 12
South Nagashima Village
Ishijima Village
Radish village
Abeshina Village
Shimoozo Village
KamiosomuraNaganuma Village
Horikome Village
Omichi Izumi Village
Oshima villageMeiji 12
Nishi-Oshima Village
Kamiezura Village
Washisu Village
Furuyama Village
Aota Village
Sunagahara Village
Uetani Yagai Village
Yagai Nitta
MonoimuraMonobe Village
Yokota Village
TakadaThe first year of the Meiji era
Takada Sorimachimura Nitta
Anti-machi village
Negoya Village
Mitani Village
Mitobe Village
KamuraMeiji 7
Owada Village
Abe Okamura


Population distribution of Moka, Tochigi, Japan.svg
Population distribution by age in Moka City and the whole country (2005)Population distribution by age and gender in Moka City (2005)
■Purple-Moka City
■Green-All over Japan

Changes in the population of Moka City (corresponding area)
Ministry of Internal Affairs and CommunicationsStatistics Bureau CensusThan


  • (Old) Mayor of Moka
1Shigeo Sakairi1889 (22th year of Meiji)1890 (23th year of Meiji)
2Totaro Oshima1891 (24th year of Meiji)1892 (25th year of Meiji)
3Shigeo Sakairi1893 (26th year of Meiji)1904 (37th year of Meiji)
4Kenkichi NaoiMay 1905, 38May 1913, 2 (Taisho 8)
5Kubo RoppeiMay 1913, 2 (Taisho 9)May 1914, 3 (Taisho 9)
6Michiken KandaMay 1914, 3 (Taisho 9)May 1926, 15 (Taisho 9)
7Genjiro IidaMay 1926, 15 (Taisho 10)1930 (Showa 5)/9/30
8Jinichiro Takamatsu1930 (Showa 5)/10/11934 (Showa 9)/9/30
9Genjiro Iino1934 (Showa 9)/10/81938 (Showa 13)/10/7
10Suzuki Takezo1938 (Showa 13)/10/241942 (Showa 17)/10/23
11Kansuke Okabe1942 (Showa 17)/10/241944 (Showa 19)/8/21
12Seijiro Ishikawa1944 (Showa 19)/10/161945 (Showa 20)/11/21
13Hikoshiro Kosuga1945 (Showa 20)/12/211946 (Showa 21)/12/5
14Teizaburo Iiyama1947 (Showa 22)/4/61950 (Showa 25)/11/16
15Fusakichi Jimbo1950 (Showa 25)/12/211954 (Showa 29)/3/30
1Kosaku Kikuchi1954 (Showa 29)/5/101962 (Showa 37)/5/9Mayor from October 1954, 10
2Junzo Iwasaki1962 (Showa 37)/5/101977 (Showa 52)/5/14
3Nakazato Sei1977 (Showa 52)/5/151981 (Showa 56)/5/14
4Kozaburo Kikuchi1981 (Showa 56)/5/152001 (Heisei 13)/5/14
5Takehaya Fukuda2001 (Heisei 13)/5/152009 (Heisei 21)/5/14
6Ryuichi Ida2009 (Heisei 21)/5/152017 (Heisei 29)/5/14
7Shinichi Ishizaka2017 (Heisei 29)/5/15Incumbent
  • (Old) Mayor Moka Source: "Tochigi Prefecture Municipal Merger Vol. 261", p. 262-XNUMX
  • Source of Mayor of Moka City (Town): "The First Mayor of Japan", p. 613-615,Successive mayors of Moka(Moka City Homepage)


Constant: 21[3]

House of Representatives

ConstituencyRepresentative nameParty nameNumber of winsRemarks
Tochigi 4rd district(Moka City,Oyama City,Shimotsuke(OldIshibashi,Kokubunji Town),Tochigi City(OldOhira Town,Fujioka Town,Toga Town,Iwafune TownArea),Haga-gun,Shimotsuga-gun)Tsutomu SatoLDP8Constituency

Administrative agencies, judicial agencies, etc.






Local industryas,BrewingThere isThere were several sake breweries, but currently there is only one.Edo Period, Moka cotton, which became a distribution center, produced 37 tans at its peak,OpeningDue to the influx of overseas cotton accompanyingMeijiAfter that, the production volume decreased sharply,FarmerIt was only produced for self-consumption.In recent years, the reconstruction of Moka cotton has been attempted, and efforts have been made to pass on the technology by formerly experienced people.For technical supportAshikagaWith the support of textile industry workers.Products can be purchased at the product hall.

Showa 30'sMore inlandIndustrial parkWas planned and the construction progressed.As for the location, there were few industries other than agriculture at that time, and there was a large surplus labor force such as the second son of a farmer, and depopulation was progressing.There was a flatland forest (thickets) over a wide area, but due to the energy revolution (firewood revolution) and the spread of chemical fertilizers, dead leaves were not composted and fuelwood was not used, and it remained as a suitable site for construction.KinugawaFlows nearbyIndustrial waterIt was easy to get.TokyoDue to the convenience of product transportation within 100 km fromHigh economic growthRiding on a large number工場Has advanced.The companies that have advanced to the plateau in the western part of the city are in the neighboring town.Kamimikawa TownToNissanTochigi factory,Haga TownToHondaThere are many automobile-related companies because of the Tochigi Research Institute.otherElectronics,Machine Tools,Non-ferrous metal(Aluminum rolling) and other factories are also located.Initially, there were only two companies that entered the industrial park from their hometown of Moka.Currently, the 2th and 4th industrial parks are being constructed.
A small shopping street is in the center as a local city.Showa 40'sLarge-scale retail store entered the market, and then the land readjustment project area west of the stationParking LotSuburban type withGeneral supermarket(BeisiaMoka store[4]) Has advanced.Specialty stores are also expanding mainly along city planning roads.There are several closed shops in the shopping district centered on private shops in the city center, but there are no shutter streets or lonely streets, and the city's commercial district as a wholeWestern styleIt is a beautiful cityscape with many buildings.Local stores have built shopping centers by commercial cooperatives in opposition to large stores, but most of them have closed and currently only one store remains in the Kita-Mooka area. In the summer of 2005Nippon ColumbiaOn the site of a (subsidiary) factoryAEON Super CenterThe Moka store has opened.
Paddy fields are the main cultivated land.As a cropRiceIn addition,Strawberry,Eggplant,melonSuch.Since Moka City is the center of the Haga district, there are also the headquarters of "JA Hagano" and collection facilities. JA Hagano sells more than 90 billion yen for strawberries alone, and the main cultivars are Tochiotome, Skyberry, etc.Tochiaika(Tochigi i37)[5]..The production of institutional horticultural crops is thriving.

Industrial park

The first, second and thirdNational Route 408Along the line, the fourth isNational Route 294Along the line, the fifth isNorth Kanto ExpresswayMoka ICCreated adjacent to.

Major companies headquartered in Moka City

Sister cities/partner cities


List of town names

Moka district

  • Aramachi
  • Aramachi XNUMX-XNUMX-chome
  • Oyashinmachi
  • Oyadaimachi
  • Oyahonmachi
  • Kamikomagi
  • Kamikomagi XNUMX-XNUMX chome
  • Kameyama
  • Kameyama XNUMX-XNUMX-chome
  • Kinugaoka
  • Kinugaoka XNUMX-chome
  • Kumakura XNUMX-XNUMX-chome
  • Kumakuracho
  • Shimokomagi
  • Shimokomagi XNUMX-XNUMX chome
  • Taimachi
  • Takasecho XNUMX-XNUMX chome
  • (I.e.
  • Terakubo XNUMX-chome
  • Tokoji XNUMX-XNUMX chome
  • Nakago
  • Namikicho XNUMX-XNUMX chome
  • Saigo
  • Nishitakama tree
  • Hakufugaoka
  • Togo

Ouchi district

  • Akabane
  • Iigai
  • Kamiodawa
  • Kamisagiya
  • Kyoto Izumi
  • Shimizu
  • Shimoodawa
  • Shimokomoriya
  • Shimosaginoya
  • Tajima
  • Haramachi
  • Horiuchi

Yamamae district

  • Aoya
  • Kimishima
  • (I.e.
  • Saido
  • (I.e.
  • Minamisugama
  • Tsuruta
  • Nishidai
  • Nishinuma
  • fundamental
  • Yajo
  • Higashi Oshima
  • Tosho
  • Minamitakaoka

Nakamura area

  • Isesaki
  • Onuma
  • Kakura
  • Kasuda
  • Katsuuri
  • Kamionuma
  • Kayatsumi
  • Kobashi
  • Shimoonuma
  • Terauchi
  • Temple
  • 中
  • (I.e.
  • Nagata XNUMX-chome
  • Matsuyama Town
  • Yagioka
  • Willow forest
  • Wakatabi

Kugeta district

  • Abeshina
  • Ishijima
  • Oneda
  • Kugeta
  • Kugetanishi XNUMX-XNUMX-chome
  • territory
  • Sakura XNUMX-XNUMX chome
  • Shimoozo
  • Nagashima
  • Hodojima

Naganuma district

  • Qingtian
  • Isagahara
  • Kamiezura
  • Kamioso
  • Kamiyagai
  • Furuyama
  • Omichi Izumi
  • Naganuma
  • Nishi-Ojima
  • Horikome
  • Yagai Nitta
  • Eagle nest

Mononobe district

  • Abeoka
  • Owada
  • Offshore
  • Kuwano River
  • deer
  • Sorimachi
  • (I.e.
  • Negoya
  • Mito part
  • Mitani
  • Monoi
  • (I.e.


high school

Junior high school

  • Moka City Moka Junior High School
  • Moka Municipal Moka Higashi Junior High School
  • Moka City Moka Nishi Junior High School
  • Moka City Ouchi Junior High School
  • Moka City Yamamae Junior High School
  • Moka City Nakamura Junior High School
  • Moka City Kugeta Junior High School
  • Moka City Naganuma Junior High School
  • Moka Municipal Monobe Junior High School

primary school

  • Moka City Ouchi Nishi Elementary School
  • Moka City Ouchi Higashi Elementary School
  • Moka City Yamamae Elementary School
  • Moka City Nishidai Elementary School
  • Moka City Nakamura Elementary School
  • Moka City Nagata Elementary School
  • Moka City Kugeta Elementary School
  • Moka City Naganuma Elementary School
  • Moka City Monobe Elementary School

Facilities other than school education

  • Other
    • Nature Education Center
    • Science Education Center
    • Pythagoras Brazil Moka School (BrazilianSchool) Closed in December 2009


The postal code corresponds to the following. 2 The collection and delivery station is in charge of collection and delivery.

post office

  • Iigai Post Office (07147)
  • Moka Nakamura Post Office (07158)
  • Moka Aramachi Post Office (07237)
  • Moka Nishidai Post Office (07274)
  • Moka Oyadai Simple Post Office (07734)

Phone Number

The entire city except some areas (described later) is MokaMAThe area code is "0285". The following 3 buildings correspond to the accommodation station, and the city code is as follows.

  • Moka station: 80-85
  • Tochigi Ninomiya Bureau: 73,74
  • Department of Things: 75

The following areas are under the jurisdiction of the detention bureau outside Moka City.

  • Mashiko Bureau (Moka MA): Applicable to some areas in Aoya.



In addition, the JR line arrives and departs from Moka city in about 30 minutes one way by bus or car.Utsunomiya Station,Ishibashi StationIt is possible to go to.


Transit Bus

General route operationKanto MotorIs in charge.

  • To JR Ishibashi Station
    Prefectural Road 47 - National Route 352
    Moka garage ―― (in front of Moka station) ―― Kamionuma ―― Kaminokawa garage ―― Shimokamou ―― Ishibashi Station
    * In front of Moka Station, only stops for Ishibashi Station

Express Bus

There used to be highway buses to and from Moka, but they have been abolished one after another around 2006.

  • Mogi / Mashiko / Moka / Kamimikawa IC entrance --Tokyo Station (Yaesu Street) / Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal
    It was operated independently by Toya Kotsu.
  • Moka --Shimodate Station --Oyama Station --Tochigi Station --Kyoto Station --Osaka / USJ
    Night express bus "Tochigi No.One line.It was a joint operation of Kanto Motor and Kintetsu Bus.

From January 2009, 9North Kanto ExpresswayviaMito Station - Utsunomiya StationTieNorth Kanto LinerIs in operation, but at the moment it is passing through Moka city.

From September 2015, 9, from Kanuma / UtsunomiyaHorse chestnutNarita AirportThe line stops in Moka city.


Famous places, historic sites, sightseeing spots, festivals, special events

  • Moka Summer Festival
  • Osaki Shrine(The best in JapanEbisuimage)
    • Summer Festival (July 7st) Annual Festival (November 31th and 11th) 
  • Igashira Park
    • A large-scale city park managed by the prefecture, with a pool of XNUMX people in the summer.There is Moka Inoue Onsen in the adjacent land.
  • Nakamura Hachiman Shrine
    • horseback archery
  • Moka Tourism Squirrel Village (closed on October 2020, 10)
  • Nakamura Castle (Shimotsuke Province): Prefectural historical site
  • Kubo Memorial Tourism and Culture Exchange Center (Sadajiro Memorial Hall)
  • Samurai Sword Museum
  • SL Kyuurokukan
    • SL Museum attached to Mooka Station on the Moka Railway.
  • Mirain (Meline)

Native celebrity

Shun Ishida (professional baseball player)



[How to use footnotes]
  1. ^ Kadokawa Japan Place Name Dictionary Compilation Committee "Kadokawa Japan Geographic Names Dictionary 9 Tochigi Prefecture ”,Kadokawa Shoten,Year 1984 ISBN 4040010906 Than
  2. ^ Nihon Kayo Shuppan Co., Ltd. Editorial Section "National Municipalities Transition Overview",Japan Kayo Publishing, 2006,ISBN 4817813180 Than
  3. ^ "Number of MPs and Remuneration”. Moka City. 2019/5/13Browse.
  4. ^ Occurred on January 2011, 3Tohoku-Pacific Ocean EarthquakeClosed on the 25th of the same month due to the influence of.
  5. ^ "Strawberry sales maintain the 90 billion yen level JA Hagano's 20-year production”. Shimotsuke Shimbun (November 2020, 6). 2021/1/3Browse.
  6. ^ The "321-44xx" area is under the jurisdiction of the former Iigai Post Office. Transferred to Moka Post Office in 2003 due to the elimination of collection and delivery stations at Iigai Post Office.
  7. ^ “Kobe Steel, Moka Power Station Visit Facility Opened in September”. Nihon Keizai Shimbun (Nikkei Inc.). (October 2020, 7). https://www.nikkei.com/article/DGXMZO61724260Q0A720C2X93000/ 2020/7/25Browse. 
  8. ^ Introducing Mookapyon


  • "Tochigi Prefecture Municipal Merger Magazine Volume 1955" Tochigi Prefecture, April 4.
  • "The First Mayor of Japan, Volume 1983", Governor's Compilation Meeting, November 11, 25.

外部 リンク

Women in their thirties


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