Moriguchi, Osaka

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Moriguchi
守口市
City
Flag of Moriguchi
Flag
Location of Moriguchi in Osaka Prefecture
Location of Moriguchi in Osaka Prefecture
Moriguchi is located in Japan
Moriguchi
Moriguchi
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°44′15″N 135°33′51″E / 34.73750°N 135.56417°E / 34.73750; 135.56417Coordinates: 34°44′15″N 135°33′51″E / 34.73750°N 135.56417°E / 34.73750; 135.56417
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Osaka Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Katsuki Nishibata (since August 2011)
Area
 • Total 12.73 km2 (4.92 sq mi)
Population (June 1, 2012)
 • Total 145,452
 • Density 11,000/km2 (30,000/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Camphor Laurel
- Flower Rhododendron indicum
Address 2-2-5 Keihan-hondōri, Moriguchi-shi, Ōsaka-fu
570-8666
Phone number 6-6992-1221
Website City of Moriguchi

Moriguchi (守口市 Moriguchi-shi?) is a city located in Osaka Prefecture, Japan which serves as a satellite town to Osaka. The city was founded on November 1, 1946.

As of 2010, the city has an estimated population of 146,524 and a population density of 11,510 persons per km². The total area is 12.73 km².

Moriguchi has the head offices of Panasonic and its subsidiary Sanyo.

Transportation[edit]

Railways[edit]

Roads[edit]

Keihan Moriguchi Station and Keihan department store

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  • Kinki Expressway
  • Hanshin Expressway
  • Route 1
  • Route 163

In popular culture[edit]

  • J-pop singer Ayaka was born in Moriguchi.

Sister and Friendship cities[edit]

External links[edit]

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