Izumi, Osaka

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Izumi
和泉市
City
Izumi Danjiri Festival
Izumi Danjiri Festival
Flag of Izumi
Flag
Official seal of Izumi
Emblem
Location of Izumi in Osaka Prefecture
Location of Izumi in Osaka Prefecture
Izumi is located in Japan
Izumi
Izumi
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°29′N 135°25′E / 34.483°N 135.417°E / 34.483; 135.417Coordinates: 34°29′N 135°25′E / 34.483°N 135.417°E / 34.483; 135.417
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Kinki
Prefecture Osaka Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Yoshiyuki Isaka
Area
 • Total 84.98 km2 (32.81 sq mi)
Population (March 2017)
 • Total 186,370
 • Density 2,200/km2 (5,700/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Camphor laurel
 • Flower Narcissus
Time zone UTC+9 (JST)
City hall address 2-7-5 Fuchūchō, Izumi-shi, Ōsaka-fu
594-8501
Website www.city.osaka-izumi.lg.jp
Ikegami-Sone Ruins

Izumi (Japanese: 和泉市, Hepburn: Izumi-shi) is a city located in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on September 1, 1956.[citation needed]

As of March 2017, the city has an estimated population of 186,370 and a population density of 2,200 persons per km².[1][not specific enough to verify] The total area is 84.98 km².[citation needed] It is the last station on the Semboku Rapid Railway Line at Izumi Chuo Station.[citation needed]

It is known for its cabbage and sweet Vidalia-like onions.[citation needed] The Izumi Hall in the city is a notable international concert hall.[citation needed]

It is twinned with Bloomington, Minnesota in the USA.[citation needed]

Higher education[edit]

Momoyama Gakuin University is located in Izumi.

Notable people from Izumi[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official website of Izumi city" (in Japanese). Japan: Izumi City. Retrieved 8 April 2017.

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