Nishinari-ku (西成区) is one of the 24 wards of Osaka, Japan. It contains some shopping and entertainment areas, such as Tamade. It lies directly south of the Namba transport hub and extends further south toward Sumiyoshi Park. It is served by the Nankai Railway lines as well as the Yotsubashi and Sakaisuji subway lines. Nishinari-ku is also home to a number of shitamachi ("lower-town") shopping streets, increasingly a rarity in fast-developing urban Japan. Kamagasaki in Nishinari-ku is home to many day-laborers and most of the homeless people in Osaka.
Two designated yakuza groups, the Sakaume-gumi and the Azuma-gumi, are based in Nishinari.
Public elementary and junior high schools are operated by the Osaka City Board of Education. The public high schools are operated by the Osaka Prefectural Board of Education.
Junior high schools
Naniwa-ku (浪速区) is one of 24 wards of Osaka, Japan. It has an area of 4.37 km², and a population of 51,567.
Namba is a district of Osaka, Japan. It is located in Chūō and Naniwa wards. Namba is regarded as the center of so-called Minami ("South") area of Osaka. Its name is one of variations on the former name of Osaka, Naniwa. Namba is best known as the city's main south-central railway terminus: JR, Kintetsu, Nankai, Hanshin, and three Osaka Metro subway lines have stations there.
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.
Tsūtenkaku, owned by Tsūtenkaku Kanko Co., Ltd., is a tower and well-known landmark of Osaka, Japan and advertises Hitachi. It is located in the Shinsekai district of Naniwa-ku, Osaka. Its total height is 103 m; the main observation deck is at a height of 91 m.
Nankai Electric Railway Co., Ltd. is a private railway in Japan, founded in 1884. The name Nankai comes from the company's routes along the Nankaidō, the old highway that ran south from the old capital, Kyoto, along the sea coast. Nankai predates all the electric railways in the Tokyo region.
Shinsekai is an old neighbourhood located next to south Osaka City's downtown "Minami" area. The neighbourhood was created in 1912 with New York as a model for its southern half and Paris for its northern half. At this location, a Luna Park amusement park operated from 1912 until it closed in 1923. The centrepiece of the neighbourhood was Tsutenkaku Tower.
Dōbutsuen-mae Station is a metro station on the Osaka Metro in Nishinari-ku, Osaka, Japan. The name in English means "in front of the zoo". It is one of the nearest stations to the Tennōji Zoo and Tsutenkaku.
Shin-Imamiya Station is a railway station operated by West Japan Railway Company and Nankai Electric Railway. Shin-Imamiya-Ekimae Station is a stop on the Hankai Tramway Hankai Line.
Suminoe-ku (住之江区) is one of 24 wards of Osaka, Japan, stretching along the south-west border of the city. It borders the wards of Minato-ku, Taisho-ku and Nishinari-ku to the north, and Sumiyoshi-ku to the east. It is the largest land area of all wards in Osaka, and includes about half of the Osaka Bay harbor area.
Taisho Station is a combined railway station and metro station located in Taishō-ku, Osaka, Japan. The station is served by the Osaka Loop Line and the Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line.
Tengachaya Station is a Nankai Electric Railway and Osaka Metro Sakaisuji Line railway station in Nishinari-ku, Osaka. It is the terminal station of the southern end of the Sakaisuji Line. All trains of the Nankai Main Line and the Kōya Line of Nankai Electric Railway stop at Tengachaya.
Kamagasaki (釜ヶ崎) is an old place name for a part of Nishinari-ku in Osaka, Japan. Airin-chiku (あいりん地区) became the area's official name in May 1966.
Tamade Station is a train station on the Osaka Metro Yotsubashi Line in Nishinari-ku, Osaka, Japan.
Kishinosato Station is a train station on the Osaka Metro Yotsubashi Line in Nishinari-ku, Osaka, Japan.
Hanazonocho Station is a train station on the Osaka Metro Yotsubashi Line in Nishinari-ku, Osaka, Japan].
Kishinosato-Tamade Station is a railway station in Nishinari-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Nankai Electric Railway.
Nishi-Tengachaya Station is a train station in Nishinari-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Nankai Electric Railway.
Sakai-ku (堺区) is a ward of the city of Sakai in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The ward has an area of 23.69 km² and a population of 147,413. The population density is 6,223 per square kilometer.
The Osaka Metro Sakaisuji Line is an underground rapid transit line in Osaka, Japan, operated by Osaka Metro. Its official name is Rapid Electric Tramway Line No. 6 (高速電気軌道第6号線), while the Osaka Municipal Transportation Bureau refers to it as Osaka City Rapid Railway Line No. 6 (大阪市高速鉄道第6号線), and in MLIT publications, it is written as Line No. 6 .
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