Kaizuka, Osaka

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Kaizuka
貝塚市
City
Mizuma Temple in Kaizuka
Mizuma Temple in Kaizuka
Flag of Kaizuka
Flag
Location of Kaizuka in Osaka Prefecture
Location of Kaizuka in Osaka Prefecture
Kaizuka is located in Japan
Kaizuka
Kaizuka
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°26′N 135°22′E / 34.433°N 135.367°E / 34.433; 135.367Coordinates: 34°26′N 135°22′E / 34.433°N 135.367°E / 34.433; 135.367
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Osaka Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Tatsuo Fujiwara
Area
 • Total 43.99 km2 (16.98 sq mi)
Population (May 1, 2010)
 • Total 90,603
 • Density 2,060/km2 (5,300/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Kaizukaibuki (Juniperus chinensis 'Kaizuka')
- Flower Cosmos
Address 1-17-1 Hatakenaka, Kaizuka City, Osaka Prefecture
597-8585
Phone number 072-423-2151
Website City of Kaizuka

Kaizuka (貝塚市 Kaizuka-shi?) is a city located in Osaka Prefecture, Japan on Osaka Bay, southwest of the prefectural capital of Osaka.

As of 2010, the city has an estimated population of 90,603 and a population density of 2,060 persons per km². The total area is 43.99 km².

Geography[edit]

Located in the southern part of Izumi Region in Osaka Prefecture. The Kogi River flows from east to west, the Tsuda River forms the line between this city and Kishiwada City, and the Mide River is a city boundary with Izumisano City. Nankai Main Line and Hanwa Line run from south to north, and the Mizuma Railway runs from east to west.

History[edit]

  • 1889: Kaizuka Town, Asogou Village, Shima Village, Kijima Village and Nishi-Katsuragi Village (all within Minami District) were formed. Kita-Kogi Village and Minami-Kogi Village (all within Hine District) were also formed.
  • 1896: Sennan District was approved.
  • 1931: Incorporation amalgamation of Sennnan District: Asogou Village, Shima Village, Kita-Kogi Village, and Minami-Kogi Village with Kaizuka Town.
  • 1935: Kijima Village was incorporated into Kaizuka Town.
  • 1939: Nishi-Katsuragi Village was incorporated into Kaizuka Town.
  • 1943: The municipal organization was enforced, Kaizuka City becomes the ninth city under prefecture giving birth, and it arrived on May 1, 1943.[clarification needed]

Transportation[edit]

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People from Kaizuka city[edit]

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