Ibaraki, Osaka

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Special city
茨木市 · Ibaraki
Location of Ibaraki in Osaka
Location of Ibaraki in Osaka
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Osaka
 • Mayor Sen'ichi Nomura
 • Total 76.52 km2 (29.54 sq mi)
Population (August 1, 2011)
 • Total 275,945
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Oak
- Flower Rose
Phone number 72-622-8121
Address 3-8-13 Ekimae, Ibaraki-shi, Ōsaka-fu
Website City of Ibaraki

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.

Other websites[change | change source]

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