Ibaraki, Osaka

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Ibaraki
茨木市
Special city
Flag of Ibaraki
Flag
Official seal of Ibaraki
Symbol
Location of Ibaraki in Osaka Prefecture
Location of Ibaraki in Osaka Prefecture
Ibaraki is located in Japan
Ibaraki
Ibaraki
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°48′59″N 135°34′7″E / 34.81639°N 135.56861°E / 34.81639; 135.56861Coordinates: 34°48′59″N 135°34′7″E / 34.81639°N 135.56861°E / 34.81639; 135.56861
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Osaka Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Sen'ichi Nomura
Area
 • Total 76.52 km2 (29.54 sq mi)
Population (February 28, 2017)
 • Total 280,562
 • Density 3,700/km2 (9,500/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Oak
 • Flower Rose
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 3-8-13 Ekimae, Ibaraki-shi, Ōsaka-fu
567-8505
Website www.city.ibaraki.osaka.jp

Ibaraki (茨木市, Ibaraki-shi) is a city in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The Japanese word Ibaraki means Wild Trees or Thorny trees in English. There is also an Ibaraki Prefecture in Japan.

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

History[change | change source]

The city was founded on January 1, 1948.

Sister and Friendship cities[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  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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