Konohana-ku, Osaka

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Konohana-ku (此花区) is one of 24 wards of Osaka city, Japan. It stands at the mouth of the Yodo River. Its most famous place is the Universal Studios Japan. It will be the site of Expo 2025, a World's Fair to be held in 2025. [1]

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References

  1. "Osaka Is World Expo 2025 Host | JAPAN Forward". Japan Forward. 23 November 2018. Retrieved 23 November 2018.

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