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Suita
吹田
—  Special city  —
吹田市 · Suita

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Location of Suita in Osaka
Suita is located in Japan
Suita
Coordinates: 34°46′N 135°31′E / 34.767°N 135.517°E / 34.767; 135.517
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Osaka
Government
 - Mayor Yoshio Sakaguchi
Area
 - Total 36.11 km2 (13.9 sq mi)
Population
(January 2008)
354,600
 - Density 9,820/km2 (25,433.7/sq mi)
City Symbols
 - Tree Camphor Laurel
 - Flower Satsuki azalea
Website Suita City
Phone number 06-6384-1231
Address

1-3-40 Izumichō, Suita-shi, Osaka-fu
564-8550

JR Suita Station

Suita (吹田市 Suita-shi ?) is a city located in northern Osaka, Japan. As of 2008, the city has an estimated population of 354,600 and the density of 9,820 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 Osaka Expo '70 Stadium, located in the former world's fair grounds.

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.

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Universities

  • Senri Kinran University.Accessible through Kita-Senri Station on Hankyu Senri Line.

Museums

Companies

  • SNK Playmore (formerly known as SNK), the producer of Neo Geo arcade boards and games has its headquarters in the city.

Train Stations

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 Municipal Subway

(<< 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)

Student Dormitories

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

Sister city

Suita was involved in Bankstown's first international Sister City in March 1989.[1]

References

  1. ^ "Bankstown's Sister Cities (PDF)." Retrieved on July 20, 2007.

External links

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