Suita

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Suita

吹田市
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Suita City Hall
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Location of Suita in Osaka Prefecture
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Suita
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°45′34″N135°31′1″E / 34.75944°N 135.51694°E / 34.75944; 135.51694 Coordinates: 34°45′34″N135°31′1″E / 34.75944°N 135.51694°E / 34.75944; 135.51694
CountryJapan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Osaka Prefecture
Government
  MayorKeiji Goto (since May 2015)
Area
  Total36.11 km2 (13.94 sq mi)
Population
 (October 1, 2016)
  Total378,322
  Density10,000/km2 (27,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+09:00 (JST)
City hall address1-3-40 Izumichō, Suita-shi, Osaka-fu
564-8550
Website www.city.suita.osaka.jp
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Flower Satsuki azalea
Tree Camphor Laurel

Suita (吹田市, Suita-shi) is a city located in northern Osaka Prefecture, Japan. As of October 1, 2016, the city has an estimated population of 378,322 and a population density of 9,880 persons per km². The total area is 36.11 km².

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The city was founded on April 1, 1940, and was the site of Expo '70, a World's Fair held in 1970. The J-League soccer club Gamba Osaka plays at Suita City Football Stadium.

It is connected to central by Hankyu Railway, West Japan Railway Company and the Osaka Municipal Subway. The Osaka Monorail also passes through the area, connecting the city to Osaka, the Expo Commemoration Park and Osaka International Airport.

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JR Suita Station
Suita
YearPop.±%
194066,094    
195078,415+18.6%
1960120,203+53.3%
1970257,590+114.3%
1980326,968+26.9%
1990342,179+4.7%
2000346,145+1.2%
2005351,168+1.5%
2010351,771+0.2%
2015367,068+4.3%
2016369,898+0.8%
2017370,583+0.2%
2018371,715+0.3%
2019371,710−0.0%
2020376,101+1.2%

Surrounding municipalities

Economy

Major companies and industries

Education

Universities

Student dormitories

Culture

Museums

Transportation

Rail

JR Kishibe Station Kisibe Station.JPG
JR Kishibe Station

JR West

(<< for Kyoto) - Senrioka - Kishibe - Suita - (for Ōsaka >>)

Hankyu Railway

(<< for Kyoto Kawaramachi) - Shojaku - (for Osaka Umeda >>)

(<< for Tenjimbashisuji Rokuchōme, Osaka Municipal Subway Sakaisuji Line) - Suita - Toyotsu - Kandai-mae - Senriyama - Minami-Senri - Yamada - Kita-Senri (line terminus)

Osaka Metro

(<< for Umeda, Nakamozu) - Esaka (last stop on the Midosuji Line) - Ryokuchi-koen (in Toyonaka) - Momoyamadai - (for Senri-Chuo >>)

Osaka Monorail

(<< for Osaka Airport) - Yamada - Banpaku Kinen Koen - (for Kadoma-shi >>)

(<< for Saito-nishi) - Koen-higashiguchi - Banpaku Kinen Koen (line terminus)

Highways

Sister cities

Suita was involved in Bankstown's first international Sister City in March 1989. [5]

Notable residents

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Expo Commemoration Park

The Expo Commemoration Park or Expo '70 Commemorative Park is a park in Suita, Japan. It is north of Osaka. The park is the former site of Expo '70, a World's Fair held between March 15 and September 13, 1970. It is about 264 ha of lawn and forest, and has education and recreation facilities.

Yamada Station (Osaka) Railway and monorail station in Suita, Osaka Prefecture, Japan

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Momoyamadai Station Metro station in Suita, Osaka Prefecture, Japan

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Bampaku-kinen-kōen Station (Osaka) Monorail station in Suita, Osaka Prefecture, Japan

Banpaku-Kinen-Kōen Station is a monorail station on the Osaka Monorail located in Suita, Osaka, Japan. It serves as the station for the Expo Commemoration Park. It is also the transfer station from the Main Line to the Saito Line, acting as the Saito Line terminus.

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  2. 大阪日本民芸館. www.mingeikan-osaka.or.jp. Retrieved 10 April 2018.
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  4. http://www.city.suita.osaka.jp/home/soshiki/div-toshimiryoku/bunspo/_70902/_70903.html
  5. "Bankstown's Sister Cities (PDF)." Retrieved on July 20, 2007.