Toyonaka

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Toyonaka

豊中市
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Toyonaka City Hall
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Toyonaka
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°47′N135°28′E / 34.783°N 135.467°E / 34.783; 135.467 Coordinates: 34°47′N135°28′E / 34.783°N 135.467°E / 34.783; 135.467
CountryJapan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Osaka Prefecture
First official recorded684 AD
City EstablishedOctober 15, 1936
Government
  MayorKeiichirō Asari
Area
  Total36.38 km2 (14.05 sq mi)
Population
 (October 1, 2016)
  Total396,014
  Density11,000/km2 (28,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+09:00 (JST)
City hall address3-1-1 Nakasakurazuka, Toyonaka-shi, Osaka-fu
561-8501
Website Official website
Symbols
Flower Rose
Tree Sweet Osmanthus
City Hall of Toyonaka Toyonaka City Hall.jpg
City Hall of Toyonaka

Toyonaka (豊中市, Toyonaka-shi) is a city in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on October 15, 1936.

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Neighboring municipalities

Demographics

As of 2016, the city has an estimated population of 396,014 and a population density of 11,000 persons per km². The total area is 36.38 km².[ citation needed ] Its peak population was over 420,000.[ citation needed ]

Toyonaka is a residential area of Osaka Prefecture, and includes Senri New Town.

The city is easy to reach through various modes of transportation, and many of its residents commute daily into Osaka City to work. Osaka University and Osaka Music College have their campuses in Toyonaka.

The Harada Shinto shrine is located in Toyonaka, adjacent to the Hankyu Okamachi station. Founded during the reign of the Emperor Tenmu (672-686), the wooden shrine was rebuilt in 1652 and again in 1781. An important cultural property, it is known for its copse of camphor trees and it is the site of the popular Lion Festival each October. [1]

The Consulate-General of Russia in Osaka is located in Toyonaka. [2]

Transportation

Osaka International Airport is partially located in Toyonaka including its terminal, although it is more commonly associated with the city of Itami.

The city is served by the Osaka Monorail (Senri-Chūō Station, Shōji Station, Shibahara Station, Hotarugaike Station and Osaka Airport Station), the Kita-Osaka Kyūkō Railway (Senri-Chūō Station and Ryokuchi-kōen Station) and the Hankyu Takarazuka Line (Shōnai Station, Hattori-tenjin Station, Sone Station, Okamachi Station, Toyonaka Station and Hotarugaike Station).

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Ryokuchi-kōen Station Metro station in Toyonaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan

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References

  1. http://www.nihon-kankou.or.jp.e.wp.hp.transer.com/osaka/detail/27203ba2212055492
  2. "List of Consulates in Kansai Area Archived 2008-09-23 at the Wayback Machine ." Creation Core Higashi Osaka. Retrieved on January 15, 2009.
  3. 株式会社スポーツニッポン新聞社マルチメディア事業本部. 宝生舞 ~タレント名鑑~ ― スポニチ Sponichi Annex 芸能. www.sponichi.co.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved 2016-02-20.