Ibaraki, Osaka

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Ibaraki

茨木市
Ibaraki City Hall
Ibaraki City Hall
Flag of Ibaraki
Flag
Official seal of Ibaraki
Emblem
Location of Ibaraki in Osaka Prefecture
Location of Ibaraki in Osaka Prefecture
Ibaraki is located in Japan
Ibaraki
Ibaraki
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°48′59″N 135°34′7″E / 34.81639°N 135.56861°E / 34.81639; 135.56861Coordinates: 34°48′59″N 135°34′7″E / 34.81639°N 135.56861°E / 34.81639; 135.56861
CountryJapan
RegionKansai
PrefectureOsaka Prefecture
Government
 • MayorYoichi Fukuoka
Area
 • Total76.52 km2 (29.54 sq mi)
Population
 (28 February 2017)
 • Total280,562
 • Density3,700/km2 (9,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+09:00 (JST)
City hall address3-8-13 Ekimae, Ibaraki-shi, Ōsaka-fu
567-8505
Websitewww.city.ibaraki.osaka.jp
Symbols
FlowerRose
TreeOak

Ibaraki (茨木市, Ibaraki-shi) is a city in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. It is a suburban city of Osaka City and a part of the Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe metropolitan area. Ibaraki translates to "wild trees" or "thorny trees". The city was incorporated on 1 January 1948.

As of February 2017, the city has an estimated population of 280,562 and a population density of 3,580 persons per km2.[1] The total area is 76.52 km2.

Transportation[edit]

Railways[edit]

Highways[edit]

Education[edit]

Prefectural public senior high schools:

Private junior and senior high schools:

Private senior high schools:

Sister and friendship cities[edit]

  • Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States – Sister city agreement concluded in 1980
  • Anqing, Anhui, China – Friendship city agreement concluded in 1985
  • Shōdoshima, Kagawa, Japan – Sister city agreement concluded in 1988 (with former Uchinomi town)
  • Taketa, Ōita, Japan – History cultural sister city agreement concluded in 2013

Notable people from Ibaraki, Osaka[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official website of Ibaraki city" (in Japanese). Japan: Ibaraki City. Retrieved 10 April 2017.

External links[edit]

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