Suita

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Suita

吹田市
Suita City Hall
Suita City Hall
Flag of Suita
Flag
Official seal of Suita
Emblem
Location of Suita in Osaka Prefecture
Location of Suita in Osaka Prefecture
Suita is located in Japan
Suita
Suita
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°45′34″N 135°31′1″E / 34.75944°N 135.51694°E / 34.75944; 135.51694Coordinates: 34°45′34″N 135°31′1″E / 34.75944°N 135.51694°E / 34.75944; 135.51694
CountryJapan
RegionKansai
PrefectureOsaka Prefecture
Government
 • MayorTetsuya Inoue (since May 2011)
Area
 • Total36.11 km2 (13.94 sq mi)
Population
(October 1, 2016)
 • Total378,322
 • Density10,000/km2 (27,000/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeCamphor Laurel
 • FlowerSatsuki azalea
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall address1-3-40 Izumichō, Suita-shi, Osaka-fu
564-8550
Websitewww.city.suita.osaka.jp

Suita (吹田市, Suita-shi) is a city located in northern Osaka Prefecture, Japan.

As of October 1, 2016, the city has an estimated population of 378,322 and a population density of 9,880 persons per km². The total area is 36.11 km².

The city was founded on April 1, 1940, and was the site of Expo '70, a World's Fair held in 1970. The J-League soccer club Gamba Osaka plays at Suita City Football Stadium.

It is connected to central by Hankyu Railway, West Japan Railway Company and the Osaka Municipal Subway. The Osaka Monorail also passes through the area, connecting the city to Osaka, the Expo Commemoration Park and Osaka International Airport.

JR Suita Station
Suita
YearPop.±%
194066,094—    
195078,415+18.6%
1960120,203+53.3%
1970257,590+114.3%
1980326,968+26.9%
1990342,179+4.7%
2000346,145+1.2%
2005351,168+1.5%
2010351,771+0.2%
2015374,468+6.5%

Economy[edit]

Major companies and industries[edit]

  • Asahi Suita Brewery
  • Headquarters of SNK, the producer of Neo Geo arcade boards and games
  • Mister Donut, a fast food franchise that offers doughnuts, coffee, muffins and pastries.

Education[edit]

Universities[edit]

Student dormitories[edit]

  • Osaka University Foreign Student House
  • Senri International Student House
  • Kansai University International Student House
  • JASSO Student House

Culture[edit]

Museums[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Rail[edit]

JR Kishibe Station

JR West

(<< for Kyoto) - Senrioka - Kishibe - Suita - (for Ōsaka >>)

Hankyu Railway

(<< for Kyoto Kawaramachi) - Shojaku - (for Osaka Umeda >>)

(<< for Tenjimbashisuji Rokuchōme, Osaka Municipal Subway Sakaisuji Line) - Suita - Toyotsu - Kandai-mae - Senriyama - Minami-Senri - Yamada - Kita-Senri (line terminus)

Osaka Metro

(<< for Umeda, Nakamozu) - Esaka (last stop on the Midosuji Line) - Ryokuchi-koen (in Toyonaka) - Momoyamadai - (for Senri-Chuo >>)

Osaka Monorail

(<< for Osaka Airport) - Yamada - Banpaku Kinen Koen - (for Kadoma-shi >>)

(<< for Saito-nishi) - Koen-higashiguchi - Banpaku Kinen Koen (line terminus)

Highway[edit]

Sister cities[edit]

Suita was involved in Bankstown's first international Sister City in March 1989.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 一般財団法人大阪国際児童文学振興財団. www.iiclo.or.jp. Retrieved 10 April 2018.
  2. ^ 大阪日本民芸館. www.mingeikan-osaka.or.jp. Retrieved 10 April 2018.
  3. ^ [1]" Retrieved on February 16, 2012.
  4. ^ http://www.city.suita.osaka.jp/home/soshiki/div-toshimiryoku/bunspo/_70902/_70903.html
  5. ^ "Bankstown's Sister Cities (PDF)." Retrieved on July 20, 2007.

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