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View of Katsuo Temple in Minoh
Location of Minoh in Osaka Prefecture
|First official recorded||272 AD|
|City Settled||1 December 1956|
|• Mayor||Kazuhiko Ueshima (from November 2020)|
|• Total||47.84 km2 (18.47 sq mi)|
(1 October 2016)
|• Density||2,800/km2 (7,300/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+09:00 (JST)|
|City hall address||4-6-1 Nishishōji, Minoo-shi, Ōsaka-fu|
Minoh (箕面市, Minō-shi) is a city in northwestern Osaka Prefecture, Japan. Its name is commonly romanized as "Minō" or "Minoo"; however, the city government officially uses the spelling Minoh in English.[ citation needed ] As of October 2016, the city has an estimated population of 134,435 and a population density of 2,800 persons per km². Its total area is 47.84 km2 (18.47 sq mi).
The city was incorporated on 1 December 1956.
Mister Donut opened its first Japanese shop in Minoh in 1971.
Minoh lies about 15 kilometers (9.3 mi) north of the center of the city of Osaka. It is accessed by the Hankyu Railway in about 30 minutes from Umeda Station.
Minoh is best known for Meiji no Mori Minō Quasi-National Park, one of Japan's oldest national parks, which is home to a large population of wild monkeys and has a picturesque waterfall.[ citation needed ]
The 1200-year-old Buddhist temple Katsuō-ji, famous for its huge collection of Daruma dolls is located in Minoh.[ citation needed ]
Minoh is twinned with:
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