Tsurumi-ku, Osaka

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Tsurumi-ku, Osaka

Ward of Osaka
鶴見区• Tsurumi-ku
Tsurumi-ku in Osaka City.svg
Location of Tsurumi in Osaka
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Tsurumi-ku, Osaka
Coordinates: 34°42′15″N135°34′27″E / 34.70417°N 135.57417°E / 34.70417; 135.57417 Coordinates: 34°42′15″N135°34′27″E / 34.70417°N 135.57417°E / 34.70417; 135.57417
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Osaka
City Osaka
Named for Separated from Jyoto-ku, on July 22, 1974
  Total8.16 km2 (3.15 sq mi)
 (November 1, 2012)
  Density13,704.90/km2 (35,495.5/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
- FlowerBenthamidia florida, Tulip, Camellia, Catharanthos roseus
AddressYokozutsumi 5-4-19, Tsurumi-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka-fu

Tsurumi (鶴見区, Tsurumi-ku) is one of 24 wards of Osaka, Japan. It is best known for its large parkland, Tsurumi-Ryokuchi, the site of the 1990 International Garden Exposition.


The International Garden and Greenery Exposition in Tsurumi Garden Park, 1990 EXPO 1990.JPG
The International Garden and Greenery Exposition in Tsurumi Garden Park, 1990


Osaka Shin-ai College Tsurumi Campus is located here. [1]

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