Toyohashi City which is located at exactly the middle between Tokyo and Osaka is a mild city with population of about 380,000. The city spreads along the fresh and clear river of Toyogawa, and it shows a harmony of rich nature and industries as it is backed up by the Akaishi mountains dominated by Mt. Ishimaki and it has the No.1 port for export and import of automobiles in Japan as well as a place for the loggerhead turtle to lay eggs.Toyohashi was nominated as one of the core cities by the Japanese government in 1999 to be developed as a core city located in the eastern part of Aichi Prefecture. It has a variety of interesting features that may not be seen in other districts such as diversified festivals and traditional Mikawa fireworks as well as trams used as public transport by local citizens. It also boasts it has the biggest gross agriculture production in Japan.