Hirakata, Osaka

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Hirakata
枚方
Special ceety
枚方市 · Hirakata

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Location of Hirakata in Osaka
Hirakata is located in Japan
Hirakata
Hirakata
 
Coordinates: 34°49′N 135°39′E / 34.817°N 135.650°E / 34.817; 135.650Coordinates: 34°49′N 135°39′E / 34.817°N 135.650°E / 34.817; 135.650
Kintra Japan
Region Kansai
Prefectur Osaka
Government
 • Mayor Hiroshi Nakatsuka
Population (August 1, 2011)
 • Tot 407,465
 • Density 6,260/km2 (16,200/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Staundart Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Willow
- Flouer Chrysanthemum
- Bird Common Kingfisher
Phone number 72-841-1221
Address 2-1-20 Ogaito-chō, Hirakata-shi, Osaka-fu
573-8666
Website Offeecial wabsteid
Hirakata Ceety Haw

Hirakata (枚方市 Hirakata-shi?) is a ceety in north-eastren Osaka Prefectur, Japan, near the prefectural borders o Nara an Kyoto. It is renouned for its chrysanthemum doll exhibition, as well as Hirakata Park — an amusement pairk featurin five roller coasters.

The ceety wis foondit on 1 August 1947. On 1 Aprile 2001, Hirakata wis designatit as a special ceety o Japan.

The total aurie o the ceety is 65.07 km². As o 1 Januar 2010, the ceety haes an estimatit population o 411,777, an a population densitie o 6,327.24 bodies per km².

Mayors[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Soichiro Terashima (in office 1947 - 1955, 1959 - 1967) umwhile mayor o Hirakata-chō
  • Harufumi Hatakeyama (1955 - 1959)
  • Tomizō Yamamura (1967 - 1975)
  • Kazuo Kitamaki (1975 - 1991)
  • Kazuo Ōshio (1991 - 1995)
  • Hiroshi Nakatsuka (1995 - )

Colleges an universities[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Kansai Gaidai University
  • Osaka Dental University
  • Kansai Medical University
  • Setsunan University
  • Osaka International University
  • Osaka Institute o Technology
  • National Tax College

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Railweys[eedit | eedit soorce]

Hirakata-shi Station Minami Entrance

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