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.
Several companies have their headquarters in the ward: Toyo Tire & Rubber Company in the Edobori areaand NTN Corporation in the Kyomachibori area. Konica Minolta has its Osaka office in the ward.
Several airlines have offices in Nishi-ku, among them:
The Consulate-General of the People's Republic of China in Osaka is located in Nishi-ku.
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Osaka YMCA International High School is located in Nishi-ku.
Nippon Cargo Airlines Company, Limited, or NCA, is a cargo airline with its head office on the property of Narita International Airport in Narita, Chiba Prefecture, outside Tokyo. It operates scheduled cargo services in Asia and to Europe and North America. Its main base is Narita Airport.
Umeda is a major commercial, business, shopping and entertainment district in Kita-ku, Osaka, Japan, and the city's main northern railway terminus. The district's name means "plum field".
Chūō-ku is one of 24 wards of Osaka, Japan. It has an area of 8.88 km2, and a population of 60,085. It houses Osaka's financial district, as well as the Osaka Prefecture offices and principal shopping and tourist areas.
Japan Air System Co., Ltd. (JAS) was the smallest of the big three Japanese airlines. In contrast to JAL and ANA, its international route network was very small, but its domestic network incorporated many smaller airports that were not served by the two larger airlines. As an independent company, it was last headquartered in the JAS M1 Building at Haneda Airport in Ōta, Tokyo. It has since merged with Japan Airlines.
Kita is one of 24 wards of Osaka in Japan.
Nishi-Shinjuku (西新宿) is a skyscraper business district in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. This region was previously called Tsunohazu (角筈).
Nishi-ku (西区) is one of the 18 wards of the city of Yokohama in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. As of 2010, the ward had an estimated population of 93,027 and a density of 13,210 persons per km². The total area was 7.04 km².
Ikuno-ku (生野区) is one of 24 wards of Osaka, Japan. The Tsuruhashi (鶴橋) area of Ikuno-ku is well known for the large number of Koreans, particularly Korean Japanese citizens living there, as well as for its large number of yakiniku restaurants. Many families from Korea have lived in the Tsuruhashi district for three generations or more. Ikuno-ku is located in the southeastern part of Osaka City and is adjacent to Higashiosaka City in the east, Higashinari-ku of Osaka City in the north, Tennoji-ku in the west, and Abeno-ku, Higashisumiyoshi-ku and Hirano-ku in the south.
Dome-mae Chiyozaki Station is a railway station on the Osaka Metro Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line in Nishi-ku, Osaka, Japan. The station has the secondary station name Kyocera Dome Osaka.
Chūō-ku is one of the ten wards in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. Chūō-ku means "central ward" in Japanese. City administration and entertainment facilities are centred in this ward.
Higashinari-ku (東成区) is one of 24 wards of Osaka, Japan.
Taishō is one of 24 wards of Osaka, Japan. As of October 1, 2006, the ward has an estimated population of 72,742 and the total area is 9.43 km². Taisho is surrounded by canals and it is named after the Taisho bridge, a main bridge built in Taishō period. One fourth of residents has their roots in Okinawa Prefecture, and there are many stores associated with Okinawan culture and Okinawan cuisine in Taisho.
Nishiohashi Station is a train station on the Osaka Metro Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line in Nishi-ku, Osaka, Japan.
Toranomon (虎ノ門) is a business district of Minato, Tokyo.
Nishi-ku (西区) is a ward of the city of Sakai in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The ward has an area of 28.62 km2 (11.05 sq mi) and a population of 133,583. The population density is 4,667 per square kilometer. The name means "West Ward."
The Fuji Fire and Marine Insurance Co., Ltd. is a Japanese insurance company. It has its corporate headquarters in the Kamiyacho MT Building in Toranomon, Minato, Tokyo and its Osaka offices in Chuo-ku, Osaka.
The Japan Economic Foundation is an organization which describes itself as promoting economic and technological exchanges between Japan and other countries. Its head office is on the 11th floor of the Jiji Press Building in Ginza, Chuo, Tokyo. Previously its head office was on the 11th floor in the Fukoku Seimei Building in Uchisaiwai-cho, Chiyoda, Tokyo.
Chiyoda is a special ward located in central Tokyo, Japan. It is known as Chiyoda City in English.
Osaka YMCA International High School is an international high school in Nishi-ku, Osaka, established by the Osaka YMCA in 1988.
The Nishi-Osaka Route, signed as Route 17, is one of the tolled routes of the Hanshin Expressway system serving the Keihanshin area in Kansai, Japan. It travels in a southeast to northwest direction in Osaka, from the Sakai Route, in the city's Nishinari ward, to National Route 43 in the ward of Minato. The expressway has a total length of 3.8 kilometers (2.4 mi). Construction on the expressway was completed in 1970.
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