Suita

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Suita

吹田市
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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
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Osaka Prefecture
Government
  MayorTetsuya Inoue (since May 2011)
Area
  Total36.11 km2 (13.94 sq mi)
Population
(October 1, 2016)
  Total378,322
  Density10,000/km2 (27,000/sq mi)
Symbols
  Tree Camphor Laurel
  Flower Satsuki azalea
Time zone UTC+9 (JST)
City hall address1-3-40 Izumichō, Suita-shi, Osaka-fu
564-8550
Website www.city.suita.osaka.jp

Suita(吹田市,Suita-shi) is a city located in northern Osaka Prefecture, Japan.

Cities of Japan administrative division of 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 Prefecture of Japan

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 Constitutional monarchy in East Asia

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.

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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.

Population All the organisms of a given species that live in the specified region

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 A measurement of population numbers per unit area or volume

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

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 association football club

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.

West Japan Railway Company Japanese railway company

West Japan Railway Company, also referred to as JR-West, is one of the Japan Railways Group companies and operates in western Honshu. It has its headquarters in Kita-ku, Osaka.

Osaka Monorail

The Osaka Monorail is a monorail in northern Osaka Prefecture, Japan, operated by Osaka Monorail Co., Ltd.. With 28 kilometres long it is the second longest monorail system in the world, after the Chongqing Monorail, and links the three campuses of Osaka University.

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.

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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%
2015374,468+6.5%

Economy

Major companies and industries

Asahi Breweries brewery and soft drink company based in Tokyo, Japan.

Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd. is a beer and soft drink company based in Tokyo, Japan.

SNK Corporation is a Japanese video game hardware and software company, successor to the Shin Nihon Kikaku and current owner of the SNK video game brand and Neo Geo video game platform. The Shin Nihon Kikaku Corporation was founded on July 22, 1978 by Eikichi Kawasaki. Initially called Shin Nihon Kikaku, the name was informally shortened to SNK Corporation in 1981 before becoming the company's official name in April 1986.

Mister Donut company

Mister Donut is a fast food franchise founded in the United States in 1956 and now headquartered in Japan, where it has more than 1,300 stores. The primary offerings include doughnuts, coffee, muffins and pastries. After being acquired by Allied Lyons in 1990, most North American stores became Dunkin' Donuts. Mister Donut also maintains a presence in El Salvador, South Korea, Mainland China, Philippines, Thailand, and Taiwan.

Education

Universities

Kansai University private university in Osaka, Japan

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.

Osaka University higher education institution in Osaka Prefecture, Japan

Osaka University, or Handai, is a public research university located in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. Osaka University is one of Japan's National Seven Universities and is generally considered one of Japan's most prestigious institutions of higher learning. It is usually ranked among the top three public universities in Japan, along with the University of Tokyo and Kyoto University. It is ranked third overall among Japanese universities and 67th worldwide in the 2019 QS World University Rankings.

Kita-Senri Station railway station in Suita, Osaka prefecture, Japan

Kita-Senri Station is a railway station on the Hankyu Senri Line in Suita, Osaka, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Hankyu Corporation.

Student dormitories

Culture

Museums

Transportation

Rail

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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)

Highway

Sister cities

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

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Hankyu Japanese railway company

Hankyu Corporation is a Japanese private railway operator that provides commuter and interurban service to the northern Kansai region and is one of major businesses operated by Hankyu Hanshin Holdings, Inc. The railway's main terminal is at Umeda Station in Osaka. The signature color of Hankyu cars is maroon.

Umeda Station is a railway station in Kita-ku in the northern commercial center of Osaka, Japan. It is the busiest station in western Japan, serving 2,343,727 passengers daily in 2005.

Ōsaka Station railway station in Osaka, Osaka prefecture, Japan

Osaka Station is a major railway station in the Umeda district of Kita-ku, Osaka, Japan, operated by West Japan Railway Company. It forms the city's main rail terminal in the north.

Hankyu Kyoto Main Line railway line in Japan

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Jūsō Station railway station in Yodogawa-ku, Osaka, Osaka prefecture, Japan

Jūsō Station is a railway station in Jūsō, Yodogawa-ku, Osaka, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Hankyu Railway. The six-track trunk line from Umeda Station diverges into the three double tracks of the Hankyu Kobe Line, the Hankyu Kyoto Line and the Hankyu Takarazuka Line at this station. The area surrounding the station is an extensive shopping and entertainment district.

Toyonaka Core city in Kansai, Japan

Toyonaka is a city in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on October 15, 1936

Kita-Osaka Kyuko Railway Japanese railway company

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Senri-Chūō Station railway station in Toyonaka, Osaka prefecture, Japan

Senri-Chūō Station is a railway station on the Kita-Osaka Kyuko Railway and Osaka Monorail located in Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan. It is the main railway station in Senri New Town, and also called "Senchū (せんちゅう)".

Nishi-Umeda Station metro station in Osaka, Osaka prefecture, Japan

Nishi-Umeda Station is the terminus railway station of the Osaka Metro Yotsubashi Line in Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka, Japan, close to Herbis OSAKA and Herbis ENT operated by Hanshin Electric Railway Co., Ltd. and the two Hilton Plazas.

Higashi-Umeda Station metro station in Osaka, Osaka prefecture, Japan

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Mainichi Broadcasting System Japanese television channel

Mainichi Broadcasting System, Inc. is a radio and television broadcasting company headquartered in Osaka, Japan, affiliated with Japan Radio Network (JRN), National Radio Network (NRN), Japan News Network (JNN) and TBS Network, serving in the Kansai region.

Expo 70 Commemorative Stadium football stadium

Expo '70 Commemorative Stadium, also called Osaka Expo '70 Stadium, is an athletics stadium located in the Expo Commemoration Park, the site of Expo '70, in the city of Suita, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. It has a capacity of around about 21,000.

Hankyu Senri Line railway line in Osaka prefecture, Japan

The Hankyu Senri Line is a railway line in Osaka Prefecture, Japan, operated by Hankyu Railway. It was completed on March 1, 1967. Through trains operate to and from the Hankyu Kyoto Line and the Osaka Municipal Subway Sakaisuji Line.

Yamada Station (Osaka) railway station in Suita, Osaka prefecture, Japan

Yamada Station is a train station on the Hankyu Senri Line and Osaka Monorail located in Suita, Osaka, Japan.

Momoyamadai Station railway station in Suita, Osaka prefecture, Japan

Momoyamadai is a train station on the Kita-Osaka Kyuko Railway located in Suita, Osaka, Japan.

Osaka Monorail Saito Line is the monorail route of the Osaka Monorail which connects Banpaku-Kinen-Koen in Suita, Osaka Prefecture to Saito-nishi Station. The branch Saito Line opened in two stages - on October 1, 1998, from Bampaku-kinen-koen Station to Handai-byoin-mae Station, and on March 19, 2007, to Saito-nishi Station, in Ibaraki, about a kilometer from the Osaka University of Foreign Studies in Minoh. The branch is 6.8 km (4.2 mi) long. but we assumed that it wasn't profitable on January 27, 2017, and it was decided that Osaka Prefecture gives ranging east of Saito-nishi Station up.

Bampaku-kinen-kōen Station (Osaka) railway 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.

Umeda Arts Theater

Umeda Arts Theater is a Japanese theater located at Chayamachi Applause in Chayamachi, Kita-ku, Osaka, operated by Umeda Arts Theater Co., Ltd. It opened in 1992.

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  5. "Bankstown's Sister Cities (PDF)." Retrieved on July 20, 2007.