Moriguchi, Osaka

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Moriguchi

守口市
City
Official seal of Moriguchi
Flag
Location of Moriguchi in Osaka
Location of Moriguchi in Osaka
CountryJapan
RegionKansai
PrefectureOsaka
Government
 • MayorKatsuki Nishibata (since August 2011)
Area
 • Total12.73 km2 (4.92 sq mi)
Population
 (June 1, 2012)
 • Total145,452
 • Density11,000/km2 (30,000/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeCamphor Laurel
 • FlowerRhododendron indicum
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall address2-2-5 Keihan-hondōri, Moriguchi-shi, Ōsaka-fu
570-8666
WebsiteCity of Moriguchi

Moriguchi (守口市, Moriguchi-shi) is a city located in Osaka Prefecture, Japan which serves as a satellite town to Osaka.

As of 2010, the city has an estimated population of 146,524 and the density of 11,510 persons per km². The total area is 12.73 km².

The city was founded on November 1, 1946.

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

Transportation

Railways

Roads

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

In popular culture

  • Jpop singer Ayaka was born in Moriguchi.

Sister and Friendship cities

External links

Media related to Moriguchi, Osaka at Wikimedia Commons