Yodogawa (淀川区, Yodogawa-ku) is one of 24 wards of Osaka, Japan. It is located in the north of the city.
Nissin Foods has its corporate headquarters in Yodogawa-ku.The company moved to its current headquarters in 1977, when the construction of the building was completed.
Railway stations in the ward include: Shin-Ōsaka Station (New Osaka Station), the terminus of the Tōkaidō Shinkansen which runs to Tokyo and the Sanyō Shinkansen which links to Fukuoka.
Jūsō area typifies the unique culture of Osaka.
Schools in the ward include Kitano High School.
In 2013, Yodogawa-ku, Osaka became the first Japanese government area to pass a resolution officiating support for LGBT inclusion, including mandating LGBT sensitivity training for ward staff.
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.
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.
Shin-Osaka Station is a railway station in Yodogawa-ku, Osaka, Japan. It is the western terminus of the high-speed Tōkaidō Shinkansen line from Tokyo, and the eastern terminus of the San'yō Shinkansen. The lines are physically joined, and many trains offer through service.
Minato is one of 24 wards of Osaka, Japan. It has an area of 7.9 km², and a population of 84,961. Literally translated, Minato-ku means "Harbor Ward".
Kita is one of 24 wards of Osaka in Japan.
Higashiyodogawa-ku (東淀川区) is one of 24 wards of Osaka, Japan.
Asahi is one of 24 wards of Osaka, Japan. It is located in the northeast of the city, near the satellite town of Moriguchi. It was split off from Higashinari in 1932. Asahi-ku itself is further divided into the following areas (towns); Shimizu, Morishoji, Omiya, Nakamiya, Takadono, Akagawa, Ikue, Shinmori, Senbayashi, Taishibashi, and Imaichi.
Fukushima-ku (福島区) is one of 24 wards of Osaka city in Japan. The ward is primarily a residential quarter, but has some office buildings and a commercial district, as well as factories and wholesale businesses. In recent years, many high rise apartment buildings and office buildings have been built in this ward, because it is close to the Umeda and Dōjima business centres.
Jūsō is an area in Yodogawa-ku in north central Osaka, Japan.
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.
Higashisumiyoshi-ku (東住吉区) is one of 24 wards of Osaka, Japan.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) rights in Japan are relatively progressive by Asian standards. Same-sex sexual activity was criminalised only briefly in Japan's history between 1872 and 1880, after which a localised version of the Napoleonic Penal Code was adopted with an equal age of consent. Same-sex couples and households headed by same-sex couples are ineligible for the legal protections available to opposite-sex couples, although since 2015 some cities offer symbolic "partnership certificates" to recognise the relationships of same-sex couples. In October 2020, The Guardian media newspaper reported that short-stay hotels within Japan still discriminated against gay men with partners - even though it is illegal under Japanese hotel-stay laws. Japan is the only country within the G7 to still not recognise same-sex couples at all legally.
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.
Nishi is one of 24 wards of Osaka, Japan. It is in the west of central Osaka, and is generally flat. 80% of the area was destroyed by bombing in World War II, and was not regenerated until the mid-1960s.
Nishiyodogawa is one of 24 wards of Osaka, Japan.
Yodogawa Station is a railway station in Fukushima-ku, Osaka Prefecture, Japan.
Higashi-Yodogawa Station is a train station in Yodogawa-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan.
Mitejima Station is a railway station on the West Japan Railway Company JR Tōzai Line in Nishiyodogawa-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan.
Kanzakigawa Station is a train station in Yodogawa-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan.
Sakai-ku (堺区) is a ward of the city of Sakai in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The ward has an area of 23.69 km² and a population of 147,413. The population density is 6,223 per square kilometer.
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