Mihara-ku, Sakai

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Mihara-ku (美原区) is a ward of the city of Sakai in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The ward has an area of 13.24 km² and a population of 39,230. The population density is 2,960 per square kilometer.

The wards of Sakai were established when Sakai became a city designated by government ordinance on April 1, 2006.

This ward includes the former town of Mihara, which joined Sakai by merger on February 1, 2005.

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This article incorporates material from 美原区 (Mihara-ku) in the Japanese Wikipedia, retrieved on June 23, 2009.

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Coordinates: 34°32′18.77″N135°33′35.39″E / 34.5385472°N 135.5598306°E / 34.5385472; 135.5598306


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