Nishi-ku, Osaka

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Location of Nishi-ku in Osaka City

Nishi (西区 Nishi-ku?) is one of 24 wards of Osaka, Japan. It is in the west of central Osaka ("Nishi" means "west"), and is generally flat. 80% of the area was destroyed by bombing in World War II, and was not regenerated until the mid-1960s.[1]

Governments and International organizations[edit]

Local government



Konica Minolta has its Osaka office in the ward.[3]

China Southern Airlines has an office on the first floor of the Shinanobashi Mitsui Building (信濃橋三井ビル Shinanobashi Mitsui Biru).[4][5] China Eastern Airlines has an office in the Higobashi Lucent Building's (肥後橋ルーセントビル Higobashi Rūsento Biru) first floor.[6][7] Hainan Airlines operates an office on the fifth floor of the Century Building in Nishi-ku.[8]

Diplomatic missions[edit]

The Consulate-General of the People's Republic of China in Osaka is located in Nishi-ku.[9]


  1. ^ Nishi Ward Official Website - "Ward Overview", retrieved 10 September 2007 (dead link now )
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  3. ^ "Company Overview." Konica Minolta. Retrieved on May 12, 2009.
  4. ^ "Contact China Southern Airlines." China Southern Airlines United States. Retrieved on October 20, 2012. "SHINANOBASHI MLTSUI [sic] BLDG 1F.1--11-7 UTSUBOHOMMACHI NISHI-KU,OSAKA,JAPAN 550-0004"
  5. ^ "会社概要." China Southern Airlines Japan. Retrieved on October 20, 2012. "〒550-0004 大阪府大阪市西区靱本町1-11-7 信濃橋三井ビル1F"
  6. ^ "Service locations." China Eastern Airlines. Retrieved on October 20, 2012. "Higobashi Lucent Bldg. 1F, 1-6-2, Kyomachibori, Nishi-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka, Japan 550-0003"
  7. ^ "日本国内." China Eastern Airlines. Retrieved on October 20, 2012. "〒550-0003 大阪市西区京町堀1-6-2 肥後橋ルーセントビル"
  8. ^ "Contact Us." Hainan Airlines. Retrieved on July 22, 2011. "Century Bldg5F 1-4-16 Kyomachibori Nishi-Ku, Osaka, Japan"
  9. ^ "List of Consulates in Kansai Area." Creation Core Higashi Osaka. Retrieved on January 15, 2009.

External links[edit]

Media related to Nishi-ku, Osaka at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 34°40′35″N 135°29′10″E / 34.67639°N 135.48611°E / 34.67639; 135.48611