Ward of Osaka
Location of Tsurumi in Osaka
|Named for||Separated from Jyoto-ku, on July 22, 1974|
|• Total||8.16 km2 (3.15 sq mi)|
(November 1, 2012)
|• Density||13,704.90/km2 (35,495.5/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)|
|- Flower||Benthamidia florida, Tulip, Camellia, Catharanthos roseus|
|Address||Yokozutsumi 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.
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Osaka Shin-ai College Tsurumi Campus is located here.
Osaka Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located in the Kansai region of Honshu. Osaka Prefecture has a population of 8,823,358 and has a geographic area of 1,905 square kilometres (736 sq mi). Osaka Prefecture borders Hyōgo Prefecture to the northwest, Kyoto Prefecture to the north, Nara Prefecture to the southeast, and Wakayama Prefecture to the south.
Higashiōsaka is a city located in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The city is known as one of the industrial cities of Japan and "the rugby football town". As of July 1, 2019, the city has an estimated population of 495,011 and a population density of 8,012 persons per km². The total area is 61.78 km².
Naniwa-ku (浪速区) is one of 24 wards of Osaka, Japan. It has an area of 4.37 km², and a population of 51,567.
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Tsurumi-ku (鶴見区) is one of the 18 ku (wards) of the city of Yokohama in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. As of 2010, the ward had an estimated population of 270,433 and a density of 8,140 persons per km². The total area was 33.23 km².
The Tsurumi Line(Japanese: 鶴見線,Japanese pronunciation: [Tsurumi-sen]) is a group of 3 railway lines operated by East Japan Railway Company in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. Originally built to service the port and adjacent industrial area, the lines provide passenger services along a line between Tsurumi Station in Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama and Ōgimachi Station in Kawasaki-ku, Kawasaki, and 2 short branches with a total length of track to 9.7 km. The gauge is 1,067 mm, two sections of the line have double track and the line is electrified at 1,500 V DC.
Ikuno-ku (生野区) is one of 24 wards of Osaka, Japan. The Tsuruhashi (鶴橋) area of Ikuno-ku is well known for the large number of Koreans, particularly Korean Japanese citizens living there, as well as for its large number of yakiniku restaurants. Many families from Korea have lived in the Tsuruhashi district for three generations or more. Ikuno-ku is located in the southeastern part of Osaka City and is adjacent to Higashiosaka City in the east, Higashinari-ku of Osaka City in the north, Tennoji-ku in the west, and Abeno-ku, Higashisumiyoshi-ku and Hirano-ku in the south.
Suminoe-ku (住之江区) is one of 24 wards of Osaka, Japan, stretching along the south-west border of the city. It borders the wards of Minato-ku, Taisho-ku and Nishinari-ku to the north, and Sumiyoshi-ku to the east. It is the largest land area of all wards in Osaka, and includes about half of the Osaka Bay harbor area.
Jōtō-ku is one of the 24 wards of Osaka, Japan. "Jōtō" means "east of the castle", referring to Osaka Castle. It was separated from Higashinari and Asahi in 1943, and eastern Jōtō became Tsurumi in 1974. Jōtō-ku has the highest population density of any ward in a city-designated municipality in Japan, and is the only ward with a density that exceeds 20,000 people per square kilometre. When the special wards of Tokyo are also included, it is the sixth densest ward in the country after Toshima, Nakano, Arakawa, Bunkyō and Taitō. In recent years, there has been increased construction of high-rise condominiums in the western and northern parts of the ward, and the population of Jōtō-ku continues to grow.
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Asano zaibatsu 浅野財閥 was one of the major second tier zaibatsu (conglomerate) in Japan, formed in 1887 by Asano Sōichirō 浅野総一郎 with the support from Shibusawa Eiichi 渋沢栄一, the founder of the Shibusawa zaibatsu 渋沢財閥 and "Father of Japanese capitalism".
Osaka Shin-ai College is a private women's junior college with campuses in Joto-ku and Tsurumi-ku in Osaka, Osaka, Japan. The precursor of the school was founded in 1884, and it was chartered as a university in 1959.
Chōsen gakkō are schools located in Japan at which Korean students receive education. It is sponsored by North Korea and Chongryon.
The Fuji Fire and Marine Insurance Co., Ltd. is a Japanese insurance company. It has its corporate headquarters in the Kamiyacho MT Building in Toranomon, Minato, Tokyo and its Osaka offices in Chuo-ku, Osaka.
The Osaka Chinese School is a Chinese international school in Naniwa-ku, Osaka, Japan. It serves grades 1-9Ú.
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