Suita City Hall
Location of Suita in Osaka Prefecture
|• Mayor||Tetsuya Inoue (since May 2011)|
|• Total||36.11 km2 (13.94 sq mi)|
(October 1, 2016)
|• Density||10,000/km2 (27,000/sq mi)|
|• Tree||Camphor Laurel|
|• Flower||Satsuki azalea|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (JST)|
|City hall address||1-3-40 Izumichō, Suita-shi, Osaka-fu|
Suita(吹田市Suita-shi) is a city located in northern Osaka Prefecture, Japan.
A city is a local administrative unit in Japan. Cities are ranked on the same level as towns and villages, with the difference that they are not a component of districts. Like other contemporary administrative units, they are defined by the Local Autonomy Law of 1947.
Osaka Prefecture is a prefecture located in the Kansai region on Honshu, the main island of Japan. The capital is the city of Osaka. It is the center of Osaka-Kobe-Kyoto area. Osaka is one of the two "urban prefectures" of Japan, Kyoto being the other.
Japan is an island country in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies off the eastern coast of the Asian continent and stretches from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and the Philippine Sea in the south.
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.
In biology, a population is the number of all the organisms of the same group or species, which live in a particular geographical area, and have the capability of interbreeding. The area of a sexual population is the area where inter-breeding is potentially possible between any pair within the area, and where the probability of interbreeding is greater than the probability of cross-breeding with individuals from other areas.
Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume; it is a quantity of type number density. It is frequently applied to living organisms, and most of the time to humans. It is a key geographical term. In simple terms population density refers to the number of people living in an area per kilometer square.
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.
Expo '70 was a world's fair held in Suita, Osaka, Japan, between March 15 and September 13, 1970. The theme of the Expo was "Progress and Harmony for Mankind." In Japanese, Expo '70 is often referred to as Osaka Banpaku. This was the first world's fair held in Japan.
Gamba Osaka is a Japanese professional association football club, currently playing in the J1 League. The team's name Gamba comes from the Italian word "gamba" meaning "leg" and the Japanese ganbaru (頑張る), meaning "to do your best" or "to stand firm". Located in Suita, Osaka, the team's home stadium is 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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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.
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Kansai University, abbreviated as Kandai (関大), or Kansaidai (関西大), is a private non-sectarian and coeducational university located in Suita, Osaka, Japan and in two other locations: Sakai and Takatsuki, Osaka. Today, Kansai University is known as one of western Japan's four leading private universities. The athletic teams at Kansai University are known as the Kaisers and are primarily members of the Kansai Big 6. The Kansai-Kwansei Gakuin rivalry is a college rivalry between two universities located in Kansai, Japan.
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(<< for Kyoto) - Senrioka - Kishibe - Suita - (for Ōsaka >>)
(<< 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)
(<< for Umeda, Nakamozu) - Esaka (last stop on the Midosuji Line) - Ryokuchi-koen (in Toyonaka) - Momoyamadai - (for Senri-Chuo >>)
(<< for Osaka Airport) - Yamada - Banpaku Kinen Koen - (for Kadoma-shi >>)
(<< for Saito-nishi) - Koen-higashiguchi - Banpaku Kinen Koen (line terminus)
Suita was involved in Bankstown's first international Sister City in March 1989.
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