Habikino, Osaka

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Habikino

羽曳野市
City
Official seal of Habikino
Flag
Location of Habikino in Osaka
Location of Habikino in Osaka
CountryJapan
RegionKansai
PrefectureOsaka
Government
 • MayorTsuguo Kitagawa
Area
 • Total26.44 km2 (10.21 sq mi)
Population
 (January 1, 2010)
 • Total117,223
 • Density4,430/km2 (11,500/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeMandarin Orange
 • FlowerPeach
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall address4-1-1 Konda, Habikino-shi, Ōsaka-fu
583-8585
WebsiteCity of Habikino
Habikino city office

Habikino (羽曳野市, Habikino-shi) is a city located in eastern Osaka, Japan. It is particularly well known for its grape production, as well as the many ancient burial mounds that dot its landscape.

History

The city was founded on January 15, 1959.

Sister cities and friendship cities

Within Japan

Internationally

Education

Universities and technical schools

Transportation

Rail

Bus

  • Kintetsu Bus
    • From Furuichi Station in the east, buses carry passengers on routes to Habikigaoka, Shitennōji International Buddhist University, Momoyama-dai, and Fujiidera Station.
    • From Eganoshō Station in the west, there is a bus route to Kawachi-Matsubara Station which also covers Mihara-ku in Sakai.
  • Kongō Bus
    • Buses pick up passengers at Kaminotaishi Station.

Roads

National toll roads

Minami-Hanna Expressway (two interchanges within city limits):

  • Habikino Interchange
  • Habikino-Higashi Interchange

National non-toll roads

  • National Route 166
  • National Route 170 (Osaka Outer Loop Highway)

Prefectural roads

  • Osaka/Nara Prefectural Route 12: Sakai-Yamato-Takada Highway
  • Osaka Prefectural Route 27: Kashiwara-Komagatani-Chihayaakasaka Highway
  • Osaka Prefectural Route 31: Sakai-Habikino Highway
  • Osaka Prefectural Route 32: Mihara-Taishi Highway

Surrounding municipalities

External links