Handa (半 田 市) is a Japanese city located in Aichi Prefecture. With a population of 119.646 inhabitants, including around 4.336 foreign citizens and 1.910 Brazilians, 148 Peruvians, 5 Paraguay, 15 Argentina, 60 Bolivian, 2 Chile, 18 Americans, 526 Chinese, 280 Koreans, 767 Vietnam, 298 Filipinos, 22 Taiwan, 6 India, 72 Indonesia, 3 Iran, 1 Mongolia, 36 Nepal, 13 Sri Lanka, 3 Romania and others (data town hall, September 2.020).
During the Edo period, in the modern municipal system in October from 1889, the cities of Handa and Kamezaki were founded, as well as the city of Narawa the following year. These three cities merged in October 1937 to form the city of Handa. The city has thrived in the brewing industry represented by Mitsukan vinegar since ancient times and has developed as a political, economic and cultural center.
The city has a climate characterized by hot, humid summers and relatively mild winters. September it is the wettest month. Temperatures are higher in August, around 27.5 ° C, and lower in January, around 4.5 ° C.
Handa - Time of Flowers:
Higanbana (Lycoris Radiata), about 3 million flowers Higanbana (Spider Lily) bloom 1.5 km from east to west, leaving the entire area tinged with bright red.