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Hirakata is a city in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. It is on the island of Honshū.

It has been recognized as a special city since 2001.[1]

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  1. Jacobs, A.J. "Japan's Evolving Nested Municipal Hierarchy: The Race for Local Power in the 2000s," Urban Studies Research (2011), Table 3. Retrieved 2012-12-18.

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