Izumi, Osaka

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Izumi

和泉市
Izumi Danjiri Festival
Izumi Danjiri Festival
Flag of Izumi
Flag
Official seal of Izumi
Emblem
Location of Izumi in Osaka Prefecture
Location of Izumi in Osaka Prefecture
Izumi is located in Japan
Izumi
Izumi
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°29′N 135°25′E / 34.483°N 135.417°E / 34.483; 135.417Coordinates: 34°29′N 135°25′E / 34.483°N 135.417°E / 34.483; 135.417
CountryJapan
RegionKansai
Kinki
PrefectureOsaka Prefecture
Government
 • MayorYoshiyuki Isaka
Area
 • Total84.98 km2 (32.81 sq mi)
Population
 (March 2017)
 • Total186,370
 • Density2,200/km2 (5,700/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeCamphor laurel
 • FlowerNarcissus
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall address2-7-5 Fuchūchō, Izumi-shi, Ōsaka-fu
594-8501
Websitewww.city.osaka-izumi.lg.jp
Ikegami-Sone Ruins

Izumi (Japanese: 和泉市, Hepburn: Izumi-shi) is a city located in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on September 1, 1956.[citation needed]

As of March 2017, the city has an estimated population of 186,370 and a population density of 2,200 persons per km².[1][not specific enough to verify] The total area is 84.98 km².[citation needed] It is the last station on the Semboku Rapid Railway Line at Izumi Chuo Station.[citation needed]

It is known for its cabbage and sweet Vidalia-like onions.[citation needed] The Izumi Hall in the city is a notable international concert hall.[citation needed]

It is twinned with Bloomington, Minnesota in the USA.[citation needed]

Higher education[edit]

Momoyama Gakuin University is located in Izumi.

Notable people from Izumi[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official website of Izumi city" (in Japanese). Japan: Izumi City. Retrieved 8 April 2017.

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