Kawachinagano, Osaka

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Kawachinagano

河内長野市
Kawachinagano Station, Kōya Kaido, Mikanodai, Kongō-ji, Mikkaichi Station, Kanshin-ji, Takihata 48 Waterfalls, View of Center in Kawachinagano
Kawachinagano Station, Kōya Kaido,
Mikanodai, Kongō-ji,
Mikkaichi Station, Kanshin-ji, Takihata 48 Waterfalls,
View of Center in Kawachinagano
Flag of Kawachinagano
Flag
Official seal of Kawachinagano
Emblem
Location of Kawachinagano in Osaka Prefecture
Location of Kawachinagano in Osaka Prefecture
Kawachinagano is located in Japan
Kawachinagano
Kawachinagano
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°28′N 135°34′E / 34.467°N 135.567°E / 34.467; 135.567Coordinates: 34°28′N 135°34′E / 34.467°N 135.567°E / 34.467; 135.567
CountryJapan
RegionKansai
PrefectureOsaka Prefecture
Government
 • MayorTomoaki Shimada
Area
 • Total109.61 km2 (42.32 sq mi)
Population
 (October 1, 2016)
 • Total105,872
 • Density970/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeCamphor laurel
 • FlowerChrysanthemum
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall address1-1-1, Harachō, Kawachinagano-shi, Ōsaka-fu
586-8501
Websitewww.city.kawachinagano.lg.jp

Kawachinagano (河内長野市, Kawachinagano-shi) is a city located in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on April 1, 1954. The city is frequently known as Okukawachi.

As of October 2016, the city has an estimated population of 105,872 and a population density of 970 persons per km². The total area is 109.61 km².

Having a history extending beyond 1,000 years, the city has the 12th most cultural assets in Japan.[citation needed] Much of the city area is within the forest and mountains, and the riches of nature abound in this district.

Geography[edit]

Two major rivers flow through the city; the Ishikawa (the larger) and the Amamigawa (the smaller, a tributary of the Yamatogawa). There are mountains such as Mount Iwawaki and Mount Kongō in the south and east.

Transportation[edit]

Rail[edit]

Kawachinagano Station is the central station of the city.

Bus[edit]

Road[edit]

National highways
Prefectural road

Places of interest[edit]

Temples and Shrines[edit]

Nature and Parks[edit]

Amusement parks[edit]

Schools[edit]

There are 7 junior high schools, 13 elementary schools, 11 kindergartens and 14 day-care centers.

Sister city[edit]

People from Kawachinagano[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "City of Carmel, IN: History". City of Carmel, IN. Retrieved 21 October 2011.

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