Fujiidera, Osaka

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Fujiidera
藤井寺市
City
Fujiidera city office
Fujiidera city office
Flag of Fujiidera
Flag
Location of Fujiidera in Osaka Prefecture
Location of Fujiidera in Osaka Prefecture
Fujiidera is located in Japan
Fujiidera
Fujiidera
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°34′N 135°36′E / 34.567°N 135.600°E / 34.567; 135.600Coordinates: 34°34′N 135°36′E / 34.567°N 135.600°E / 34.567; 135.600
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Osaka Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Kazuhiko Iseki
Area
 • Total 8.89 km2 (3.43 sq mi)
Population (October 1, 2016)
 • Total 65,075
 • Density 7,300/km2 (19,000/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Ume
 • Flower Chrysanthemum
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 1-1-1 Ichioka, Fujiidera-shi, Ōsaka-fu
583-8583
Website www.city.fujiidera.osaka.jp

Fujiidera (藤井寺市, Fujiidera-shi) is a city in central Osaka Prefecture in Japan.

The municipality calls itself "Fujidera City" in English.[1]

History[change | change source]

According to the Imperial Household Agency, Emperor Ingyō is buried in an earthen tumulus (kofun) at Fujiidera.[2] Ingyō is venerated at a memorial Shinto shrine (misasagi) at this site.[3]

The modern city was established in 1966.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Fujidera City, 藤井寺市の歴史 ("History of the city Fujiidera"); retrieved 2012-4-1.
  2. Gowland, William. "The Burial Mounds and Dolmens of the Early Emperors of Japan," The Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, Vol. 37, Jan.-Jun., 1907, pp. 10-46; retrieved 2011-10-16.
  3. Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō), 允恭天皇 (19); retrieved 2012-4-1.

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