Higashiōsaka (東大阪市 Higashiōsaka-shi, literally "East Osaka") is a city located in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The city is known as one of the industrial cities of Japan and "the rugby football town".
As of August 1, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 509,230 and a population density of 8,200 persons per km². The total area is 61.81 km².
The city was founded on February 1, 1967, by a merger of three cities, Fuse (布施), Kawachi (河内) and Hiraoka (枚岡), in eastern Osaka Prefecture.
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Higashiōsaka municipal office.
Higashiōsaka is governed by mayor Junzō Nagao, and supported by the Japanese Communist Party. The city assembly is dominated by the Liberal Democratic Party.
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