Location of Moriguchi in Osaka Prefecture
|• Mayor||Katsuki Nishibata (since August 2011)|
|• Total||12.73 km2 (4.92 sq mi)|
(March 1, 2017)
|• Density||11,000/km2 (29,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+09:00 (JST)|
|City hall address||2-2-5 Keihan-hondōri, Moriguchi-shi, Ōsaka-fu|
Moriguchi (守口市, Moriguchi-shi) is a city located in Osaka Prefecture, Japan which serves as a satellite city to Osaka. The city was founded on November 1, 1946.
As of March 2017, the city has an estimated population of 143,877 and a population density of 11,000 persons per km². km².The total area is 12.73
Moriguchi has the head offices of Panasonic and its subsidiary Sanyo.
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