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Toyonaka City Hall
Location of Toyonaka in Osaka Prefecture
|• Mayor||Keiichirō Asari|
|• Total||36.38 km2 (14.05 sq mi)|
|Population (October 1, 2016)|
|• Density||11,000/km2 (28,000/sq mi)|
|• Tree||Sweet Osmanthus|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|City hall address||3-1-1 Nakasakurazuka, Toyonaka-shi, Osaka-fu
As of 2016[update], the city has an estimated population of 396,014 and a population density of 11,000 persons per km². The total area is 36.38 km². Its peak population was over 420,000.
Toyonaka is a residential area of Osaka Prefecture, and includes Senri New Town.
The city is easy to reach through various modes of transportation, and many of its residents commute daily into Osaka City to work. Osaka University and Osaka Music College have their campuses in Toyonaka.
The city is served by the Osaka Monorail (Senri-Chūō Station, Shōji Station, Shibahara Station, Hotarugaike Station and Osaka Airport Station), the Kita-Osaka Kyūkō Railway (Senri-Chūō Station and Ryokuchi-kōen Station) and the Hankyu Takarazuka Line (Shōnai Station, Hattori-tenjin Station, Sone Station, Okamachi Station, Toyonaka Station and Hotarugaike Station).
Points of interest
- Takashi Fujii - television performer
- Mai Hosho - actress 
- Tak Matsumoto - musician and guitarist (B'z)
- Yoshihiro Murai - governor of Miyagi prefecture (2005–present)
- Masashi Oguro - soccer player
- Kaoru Shintani - manga artist
- Shōzō Endō - comedian
- Naoki Tanaka - comedian
- Osamu Tezuka - manga artist and animator
- Hitomi Yaida - singer and songwriter
- Yukie Nishimura - pianist and composer
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