Location of Tondabayashi in Osaka Prefecture
|• Mayor||Toshiki Tada|
|• Total||39.660 km2 (15.313 sq mi)|
(October 1, 2016)
|• Density||2,800/km2 (7,400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+09:00 (JST)|
|City hall address||1-1, Tokiwachō, Tondabayashi-shi, Ōsaka-fu|
Tondabayashi (富田林市, Tondabayashi-shi) is a city located in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on April 1, 1950.
As of 2016, the city has an estimated population of 112,993 and a population density of 2,800 persons per km². The total area is 39.66 km².
This city is home to the biggest annual fireworks display in the world,[ citation needed ] the PL Art of Fireworks Display. The display consists of a minimum of 100,000 shells fired in less than an hour. Tondabayashi's sister city is Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
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