Kawachinagano, Osaka

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Kawachinagano
河内長野市
City
Kawachinagano Station, Kōya Kaido,Mikanodai, Kongō-ji,Mikkaichi Station, Kanshin-ji, Takihata 48 Waterfalls,View of Center in Kawachinagano
Kawachinagano Station, Kōya Kaido,
Mikanodai, Kongō-ji,
Mikkaichi Station, Kanshin-ji, Takihata 48 Waterfalls,
View of Center in Kawachinagano
Flag of Kawachinagano
Flag
Location of Kawachinagano in Osaka Prefecture
Location of Kawachinagano in Osaka Prefecture
Kawachinagano is located in Japan
Kawachinagano
Kawachinagano
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°28′N 135°34′E / 34.467°N 135.567°E / 34.467; 135.567Coordinates: 34°28′N 135°34′E / 34.467°N 135.567°E / 34.467; 135.567
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Osaka Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Keiji Shibata
Area
 • Total 109.61 km2 (42.32 sq mi)
Population (January 2010)
 • Total 112,696
 • Density 1,030/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Camphor laurel
- Flower Chrysanthemum
Address 1-1-1, Harachō, Kawachinagano-shi, Ōsaka-fu
586-8501
Phone number 0721-53-1111
Website Kawachinagano City

Kawachinagano (河内長野市 Kawachinagano-shi?) is a city located in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on April 1, 1954. The city is frequently known as Okukawachi.

As of 2010, the city has an estimated population of 112,696 and a population density of 1,030 persons per km². The total area is 109.61 km².

The city has the 12th most cultural assets in Japan and there is the history of more than 1,000 years. The 70% of the city area is forest and mountains, so the riches of nature still abound in this district.

Geography[edit]

Two major rivers flow through the city; the Ishikawa (the larger) and the Amamigawa (the smaller, a tributary of the Yamatogawa). There are mountains such as Mt.Iwawaki and Mt.Kongō in the south and east.

Transportation[edit]

Rail[edit]

Kawachinagano Station is the central station of the city.

Bus[edit]

Road[edit]

National highways
Prefectural road
  • Prefectural Route 38
  • Prefectural Route 61
  • Prefectural Route 198
  • Prefectural Route 201
  • Prefectural Route 209
  • Prefectural Route 211
  • Prefectural Route 214
  • Prefectural Route 217
  • Prefectural Route 218
  • Prefectural Route 221

Places of interest[edit]

Temples and Shrines[edit]

Nature and Parks[edit]

Amusement parks[edit]

Schools[edit]

There are 7 junior high schools, 13 elementary schools, 11 kindergartens and 14 day-care centers.

Sister city[edit]

People from Kawachinagano[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "City of Carmel, IN: History". City of Carmel, IN. Retrieved 21 October 2011. 

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