Nishi-ku, Osaka

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Nishi (西区, Nishi-ku) is one of 24 wards of Osaka, Japan. It is in the west of central Osaka ("Nishi" means "west"), and is generally flat. 80% of the area was destroyed by bombing in World War II, and was not regenerated until the mid-1960s. [1]

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Governments and International organizations

Local government
Consulate

Culture

Economy

Several companies have their headquarters in the ward: Toyo Tire & Rubber Company in the Edobori area [3] and NTN Corporation in the Kyomachibori area. [4] Konica Minolta has its Osaka office in the ward. [5]

Several airlines have offices in Nishi-ku, among them:

Diplomatic missions

The Consulate-General of the People's Republic of China in Osaka is located in Nishi-ku. [11]

Education

Osaka YMCA International High School is located in Nishi-ku. [12]

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References

  1. Nishi Ward Official Website Archived 2007-08-27 at the Wayback Machine - "Ward Overview", retrieved 10 September 2007 (dead link now )
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on September 23, 2008. Retrieved January 16, 2009.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. "Corporate Data Archived 2016-06-16 at the Wayback Machine ." Toyo Tire & Rubber Company. Retrieved on February 27, 2015.
  4. "Company Outline." NTN Corporation. Retrieved on March 6, 2015.
  5. "Company Overview." Konica Minolta. Retrieved on May 12, 2009.
  6. "Contact China Southern Airlines." China Southern Airlines United States. Retrieved on October 20, 2012. "SHINANOBASHI MLTSUI[ sic ] BLDG 1F.1--11-7 UTSUBOHOMMACHI NISHI-KU,OSAKA,JAPAN 550-0004"
  7. "会社概要." China Southern Airlines Japan. Retrieved on October 20, 2012. "〒550-0004 大阪府大阪市西区靱本町1-11-7 信濃橋三井ビル1F"
  8. "Service locations." China Eastern Airlines. Retrieved on October 20, 2012. "Higobashi Lucent Bldg. 1F, 1-6-2, Kyomachibori, Nishi-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka, Japan 550-0003"
  9. "日本国内." China Eastern Airlines. Retrieved on October 20, 2012. "〒550-0003 大阪市西区京町堀1-6-2 肥後橋ルーセントビル"
  10. "Contact Us." Hainan Airlines . Retrieved on July 22, 2011. "Century Bldg5F 1-4-16 Kyomachibori Nishi-Ku, Osaka, Japan"
  11. "List of Consulates in Kansai Area Archived September 23, 2008, at the Wayback Machine ." Creation Core Higashi Osaka. Retrieved on January 15, 2009.
  12. "Home" (English). Osaka YMCA International High School. Retrieved on November 3, 2015. "Osaka YMCA International High School 550-0001 1-5-6 Tosabori Nishi-ku Osaka City, Osaka Japan"

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Coordinates: 34°40′35″N135°29′10″E / 34.67639°N 135.48611°E / 34.67639; 135.48611