List of mergers in Osaka Prefecture

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Here is a list of mergers in Osaka Prefecture, Japan since the Meiji era.

Osaka Prefecture Prefecture of Japan

Osaka Prefecture is a prefecture located in the Kansai region on Honshu, the main island of Japan. The capital is the city of Osaka. It is the center of Osaka-Kobe-Kyoto area. Osaka is one of the two "urban prefectures" of Japan, Kyoto being the other.

Japan Constitutional monarchy in East Asia

Japan is an island country in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies off the eastern coast of the Asian continent and stretches from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and the Philippine Sea in the south.

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Prefectural mergers and border changes

This list is incomplete. Many changes are missing.

Osaka before 1881

Asada was a Japanese domain of the Edo period, located in Settsu Province. It was founded by Aoki Kazushige, who had served as a vassal of Toyotomi Hideyori, but was granted Asada after the Osaka Campaign, by Tokugawa Ieyasu. The domain was rated at 12,000 koku, and remained under the rule of the Aoki clan until the Meiji era.

Nara before 1876

See the List of mergers in Nara Prefecture

Sakai

The Sayama Domain was a Japanese domain of the Edo period, located in Kawachi Province, and headquartered in what is now Ōsakasayama. It was ruled for the entirety of its history by the Hōjō clan, a branch of the Later Hōjō clan.

Yasu, Shiga City in Kansai, Japan

Yasu is a city located in Shiga Prefecture, Japan.

Tajiri, Osaka Town in Japan

Tajiri is a town located in Sen'nan District, Osaka Prefecture, Japan.

Osaka since 1881

District mergers

This list is incomplete. Some mergers are missing.

Toyono District, Osaka district of Japan

Toyono is a district located in Osaka Prefecture, Japan.

Senboku District, Osaka district of Japan

Senboku is a district located in Osaka Prefecture, Japan.

Sennan District, Osaka district of Japan

Sennan is a district located in Osaka Prefecture, Japan.

Municipal mergers

This list is incomplete. Most mergers are missing.

Establishment of modern municipalities 1889/1896

After the modern municipalities (cities, towns and villages) were introduced and the Great Meiji mergers performed in 1889 and after the 1896 #District mergers, Osaka consisted of:

Mishima District, Osaka district of Japan

Mishima is a district located in Osaka Prefecture, Japan.

Ibaraki, Osaka Special city in Kansai, Japan

Ibaraki is a city located in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. It is a suburban city of Osaka City and a part of the Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe metropolitan area. Ibaraki translates to "wild trees" or "thorny trees". The city was incorporated on January 1, 1948.

Ikeda, Osaka City in Kansai, Japan

Ikeda is a city in Osaka Prefecture, Japan.

Mergers 1889–1950

Mergers in the 1950s (Great Shōwa mergers)

Mergers since the 1960s

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Kansai region Region

The Kansai region or the Kinki region lies in the southern-central region of Japan's main island Honshū. The region includes the prefectures of Mie, Nara, Wakayama, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyōgo and Shiga, sometimes Fukui, Tokushima and Tottori. While the use of the terms "Kansai" and "Kinki" have changed over history, in most modern contexts the use of the two terms is interchangeable. The urban region of Osaka, Kobe, and Kyoto is the second-most populated in Japan after the Greater Tokyo Area.

Nara Prefecture Prefecture of Japan

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Matsubara, Osaka City in Kansai, Japan

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Settsu Province former province of Japan

Settsu Province was a province of Japan, which today comprises the southeastern part of Hyōgo Prefecture and the northern part of Osaka Prefecture. It was also referred to as Tsu Province or Sesshū (摂州).

Kawachi Province province of Japan in the eastern part of modern Osaka Prefecture

Kawachi Province was a province of Japan in the eastern part of modern Osaka Prefecture. It originally held the southwestern area that was split off into Izumi Province. It was also known as Kashū(河州).

Izumi Province province of Japan

Izumi Province was a province of Japan. It is also referred to as Senshū(泉州). It lay in Kinai, and its area today composes the south-western part of Osaka Prefecture. The Ōshōji in Sakai was the border with Settsu Province, until the beginning of the Meiji period, when the boundary was changed to be at the Yamato River. Izumi was classified as a lower province in the Engishiki.

Shimotsuke Province province of Japan

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Shima Province province of Japan

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Sagamihara Designated city in Kantō, Japan

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Atsumi was a rural district located in southern Aichi Prefecture, Japan, located on the Atsumi Peninsula in Mikawa Bay. As a result of various consolidations and mergers of municipalities, the district was incorporated into the cities of Toyohashi and Tahara in 2005.

Kōza District, Kanagawa administrative district of Japan located in Kanagawa Prefecture

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Izumi-ku, Sendai Ward in Tohoku, Japan

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Odawara Domain

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Osaka Plain plain

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Minami-Hanna Road national expressway in the Kinki region of Japan

Minami-Hanna Road is a national expressway in the Kinki region of Japan. It is owned and operated by Osaka Prefecutural Road Public Corporation and West Nippon Expressway Company.

Hekikai District was a rural district located in central Aichi Prefecture, Japan. As a result of various consolidations and mergers of municipalities, the district was incorporated into the five cities of Kariya, Anjō, Takahama, Chiryū and Hekinan in 2005.

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