Updated at 2022-04-16
Tenugui is a traditional Japanese handkerchief. Popularized during the Nara period, tenuguis has become a necessity of Japanese life. They are thin cotton fabrics cut into 90x35 cm rectangles commonly used for drying. They are also used as headbands or aprons. Although there are fewer opportunities in modern life to use tenuguis , they remain extremely popular as gifts for their elegant tie-died or printed patterns. This tenugui was specially made to commemorate the strong relationship between Taoyuan and Narita.
Agreement date: September 16, 2016
Area: 213.84 square kilometers
Population: Approx. 131,797
Main industries: Tourism and agriculture (jurisdiction of Narita International Airport)