Kashiwara

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Kashiwara

柏原市
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Kashiwara
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°35′N135°38′E / 34.583°N 135.633°E / 34.583; 135.633 Coordinates: 34°35′N135°38′E / 34.583°N 135.633°E / 34.583; 135.633
CountryJapan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Osaka Prefecture
Area
  Total25.39 km2 (9.80 sq mi)
Population
 (October 1, 2016)
  Total76,383
  Density3,000/km2 (7,800/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+09:00 (JST)
Website www.city.kashiwara.osaka.jp

Kashiwara (柏原市, Kashiwara-shi) is a city located in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on October 1, 1958. As of October 2016, the city has an estimated population of 76,383 and a population density of 3,000 persons per km². The total area is 25.39 km².

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Location

Yamato River at Kashiwara and Fujiidera Yamato River and Ishikawa River at Kashiwara01.JPG
Yamato River at Kashiwara and Fujiidera

The city sits on the Yamato River in the east of Osaka Prefecture. Kashiwara sits along the Nara prefectural border and is separated from Nara Prefecture by the Kongo and Ikoma mountains. To the north and west is Yao city and to the south are Fujidera and Habikino cities. The Yao and southern Habikino borders are indistinct within the continuous settlement as with many cities in Osaka Prefecture. Kashiwara is separated from Fujidera by the Yamato River and the Ishi River.

History

Kashiwara City was originally one of many small towns and villages in the east of the Kawachi region. The formation of the modern city is relatively recent. Kashiwara Town absorbed Katashimo Town and Katakami Village in 1939. The large area of Kokubu Town merged with Kashiwara Town in 1956. In 1958, Kashiwara was recognised as an official city. [1] Kansai University of Welfare Sciences was established in the city in 1997.

Education

Osaka Kyoiku University, Kansai University of Welfare Sciences, Kansai Women's College is located in Kashiwara.

Transportation

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Notable people

Sister city

Notes

  1. 柏原市概要
  2. 1 2 "柏原市国際交流協会 | 大阪府柏原市". www.city.kashiwara.osaka.jp (in Japanese). 2019-07-04. Retrieved 2020-04-27.


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