Sakai, Osaka

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Sakai
Sakai montage.jpg
From top left: Daisen Kofun, Old Sakai Lighthouse, Ruins of Rikyu's house, Ōtori taisha, Myōkoku-ji, Skyline with Daisen kofun in the center
Japanese name
Kanji堺市
Hiraganaさかいし
Katakanaサカイシ
Map

Sakai (堺市, Sakai-shi) is a city in Osaka Prefecture. It has over 800,000 people. It is known for its ancient burial mounds and its cutlery industry.


Coordinates: 34°34′24″N 135°28′59″E / 34.57333°N 135.48306°E / 34.57333; 135.48306