Moriguchi, Osaka

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Moriguchi
守口市
Flag of Moriguchi
Official seal of Moriguchi
Location of Moriguchi in Osaka Prefecture
Location of Moriguchi in Osaka Prefecture
Moriguchi is located in Japan
Moriguchi
Moriguchi
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°44′15″N 135°33′51″E / 34.73750°N 135.56417°E / 34.73750; 135.56417Coordinates: 34°44′15″N 135°33′51″E / 34.73750°N 135.56417°E / 34.73750; 135.56417
CountryJapan
RegionKansai
PrefectureOsaka Prefecture
Government
 • MayorKatsuki Nishibata (since August 2011)
Area
 • Total12.73 km2 (4.92 sq mi)
Population
 (March 1, 2017)
 • Total143,877
 • Density11,000/km2 (29,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+09:00 (JST)
City hall address2-2-5 Keihan-hondōri, Moriguchi-shi, Ōsaka-fu
570-8666
Websitewww.city.moriguchi.osaka.jp
Symbols
FlowerRhododendron indicum
TreeCamphor Laurel

Moriguchi (守口市, Moriguchi-shi) is a city located in Osaka Prefecture, Japan which serves as a satellite city to Osaka. The city was founded on November 1, 1946.

As of March 2017, the city has an estimated population of 143,877 and a population density of 11,000 persons per km².[1] The total area is 12.73 km².

Moriguchi has the head offices of Panasonic and its subsidiary Sanyo.

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Railways[edit]

Roads[edit]

Keihan Moriguchi Station and Keihan department store
  • Kinki Expressway
  • Hanshin Expressway
  • Route 1
  • Route 163

In popular culture[edit]

  • J-pop singer Ayaka was born in Moriguchi.

Sister and Friendship cities[edit]

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