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Habikino (羽曳野市, Habikino-shi) is a city located in eastern Osaka Prefecture, Japan. It is particularly well known for its grape production, as well as the many ancient burial mounds that dot its landscape. The city was founded on January 15, 1959.

Habikino
羽曳野市
City
Habikino city
Habikino city
Flag of Habikino
Flag
Official seal of Habikino
Emblem
Location of Habikino in Osaka Prefecture
Location of Habikino in Osaka Prefecture
Habikino is located in Japan
Habikino
Habikino
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°33′N 135°36′E / 34.550°N 135.600°E / 34.550; 135.600Coordinates: 34°33′N 135°36′E / 34.550°N 135.600°E / 34.550; 135.600
CountryJapan
RegionKansai
PrefectureOsaka Prefecture
Government
 • MayorTsuguo Kitagawa
Area
 • Total26.44 km2 (10.21 sq mi)
Population (February 28, 2017)
 • Total113,256
 • Density4,300/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeMandarin Orange
 • FlowerPeach
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall address4-1-1 Konda, Habikino-shi, Ōsaka-fu
583-8585
Websitewww.city.habikino.lg.jp

As of February 28, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 113,256 and a population density of 4,300 persons per km².[1] The total area is 26.44 km².

Habikino city office

Yu Darvish was born and grew up in this city.

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Sister cities and friendship citiesEdit

Within JapanEdit

InternationallyEdit

EducationEdit

Universities and technical schoolsEdit

TransportationEdit

RailEdit

BusEdit

  • Kintetsu Bus
    • From Furuichi Station in the east, buses carry passengers on routes to Habikigaoka, Shitennōji International Buddhist University, Momoyama-dai, and Fujiidera Station.
    • From Eganoshō Station in the west, there is a bus route to Kawachi-Matsubara Station which also covers Mihara-ku in Sakai.
  • Kongō Bus
    • Buses pick up passengers at Kaminotaishi Station.

RoadsEdit

National toll roadsEdit

Minami-Hanna Expressway (two interchanges within city limits):

  • Habikino Interchange
  • Habikino-Higashi Interchange

National non-toll roadsEdit

  • National Route 166
  • National Route 170 (Osaka Outer Loop Highway)

Prefectural roadsEdit

  • Osaka/Nara Prefectural Route 12: Sakai-Yamato-Takada Highway
  • Osaka Prefectural Route 27: Kashiwara-Komagatani-Chihayaakasaka Highway
  • Osaka Prefectural Route 31: Sakai-Habikino Highway
  • Osaka Prefectural Route 32: Mihara-Taishi Highway

Surrounding municipalitiesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Official website of Habikino city" (in Japanese). Japan: Habikino City. Retrieved 10 April 2017.

External linksEdit