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Kadoma (門真市, Kadoma-shi) is a city located in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on August 1, 1963.

Kadoma

門真市
Kadoma city
Kadoma city
Flag of Kadoma
Flag
Official seal of Kadoma
Emblem
Location of Kadoma in Osaka Prefecture
Location of Kadoma in Osaka Prefecture
Kadoma is located in Japan
Kadoma
Kadoma
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°44′N 135°35′E / 34.733°N 135.583°E / 34.733; 135.583Coordinates: 34°44′N 135°35′E / 34.733°N 135.583°E / 34.733; 135.583
CountryJapan
RegionKansai
PrefectureOsaka Prefecture
DistrictOsaka 6th District
Government
 • MayorKazutaka Miyamoto (since August 2016)
Area
 • Total12.28 km2 (4.74 sq mi)
Population
 (March 1, 2017)
 • Total124,516
 • Density10,000/km2 (26,000/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeCamphor Laurel
 • FlowerRhododendron indicum
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall address1-1 Nakamachi, Kadoma-shi, Ōsaka-fu
571-8585
Websitewww.city.kadoma.osaka.jp

As of March 2017, the city has an estimated population of 124,516 and a population density of 10,000 persons per km².[1] The total area is 12.28 km².

Kadoma is located northeast of Osaka on the Keihan Railway, and is connected to Osaka's other northern suburbs by the Osaka Monorail.

In 2005, it was planned to merge Kadoma with the neighboring city of Moriguchi, however the plan was cancelled.

EconomyEdit

Panasonic Corporation, Tiger Corporation and Kaiyodo have their headquarters in Kadoma.[2][3][4]

TransportationEdit

Notable peopleEdit

  • Kenichi Yamamoto - mixed martial artist
  • Yuta Nakamoto - The only Japanese member of South Korean male idol group NCT.
  • Ryo Nishikido - Japanese singer-songwriter and actor

Sister citiesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Official website of Kadoma city" (in Japanese). Retrieved April 8, 2017.
  2. ^ "Corporate Profile." Panasonic Corporation. Retrieved on February 15, 2011. "Head Office Location 1006, Oaza Kadoma, Kadoma-shi, Osaka 571-8501, Japan" (PDF Map Archived 2011-04-09 at the Wayback Machine, GIF Map (Direct link))
  3. ^ "Company Overview of Tiger Corporation." Bloomberg L.P.. Retrieved on June 8, 2018
  4. ^ "会社概要 Archived 2010-12-26 at the Wayback Machine." Kaiyodo. Retrieved on February 15, 2011. "本社所在地 〒571-0041 大阪府門真市柳町19-3."

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