What is Osaka?

  • (noun): Port city on southern Honshu on Osaka Bay; a commercial and industrial center of Japan.

Osaka

Osaka (大阪, Ōsaka?) listen is a city in the Kansai region of Japan's main island of Honshu, a designated city under the Local Autonomy Law, the capital city of Osaka Prefecture and also the biggest part of Keihanshin area, which is represented by three major cities of Japan, Kyoto, Osaka and Kobe. Located at the mouth of the Yodo River on Osaka Bay, Osaka is the third largest city by population after Tokyo (special wards) and Yokohama.

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JR Tōzai Line - History
... link between the Katamachi Line, which connected Osaka to its eastern suburbs, and Fukuchiyama Line, which connected the city to its northwestern suburbs ... Osaka's municipal government had maintained tight controls over transportation within the city, and most intercity lines terminated outside the city center ... the suburbs and an east-west connection through central Osaka ...
Osaka, Gunma - History
... April 1, 1889 Kami Osaka, Naka Osaka, Shimo Osaka, and Higashino merge into Kita-Kanra District, Sakamaki (坂牧村, sakamaki mura?) ... April, 1890 Sakamaki is renamed to Osaka ...
Osaka International University
... Osaka International University (大阪国際大学, Ōsaka kokusai daigaku?) is a private university with campuses in Moriguchi, Osaka and Hirakata, Osaka, Japan ...
Osaka Sangyo University - History
1928 Established as Osaka Railway School 1950 Developed as Osaka Transportation College 1965 Developed as Osaka Industrial University 1988 English name was changed from Osaka Industrial ...
Osaka City Air Terminal
... Osaka City Air Terminal (OCAT) is a multi-purpose commercial complex in Minatomachi, Naniwa-ku, Osaka housing South Osaka's inter-city bus terminal and coach ferry services ... and its outdoor Ponte Square area is the meeting place and practice area for Osaka's youthful street dance community ... Namba Station, the terminal for south Osaka City bound train services (including Kansai International) is within 15 minutes walking distance from OCAT ...