Toyonaka, Osaka

Core city


Location of Toyonaka in Osaka Prefecture

Location in Japan

Coordinates: 34°47′N 135°28′E / 34.783°N 135.467°E / 34.783; 135.467Coordinates: 34°47′N 135°28′E / 34.783°N 135.467°E / 34.783; 135.467
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Osaka Prefecture
  Mayor Keiichirō Asari
  Total 36.38 km2 (14.05 sq mi)
Population (January 2010)
  Total 388,633
  Density 10,680/km2 (27,700/sq mi)
  Tree Sweet Osmanthus
  Flower Rose
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 3-1-1 Nakasakurazuka, Toyonaka-shi, Osaka-fu
City Hall of Toyonaka

Toyonaka (豊中市 Toyonaka-shi) is a city located in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on October 15, 1936.

As of 2010, the city has an estimated population of 388,633 and a population density of 10,680 persons per km². The total area is 36.38 km². Its peak population was over 420,000.

Toyonaka is a residential area of Osaka Prefecture, and includes Senri New Town.

The city is easy to reach through various modes of transportation, and many of its residents commute daily into Osaka City to work. Osaka University and Osaka Music College have their campuses in Toyonaka.

The Consulate-General of Russia in Osaka is located in Toyonaka.[1]


From ancient times until today Toyonaka has had a sizable population. The events inciting the Jōkyū War were related to an event in Toyonaka. A case on a matter between a favorite lady of the retired emperor Emperor Go-Toba and a local jitō was wrongly resolved, and then the former had the Emperor redecide the case in her favor.


Osaka International Airport is partially located in Toyonaka including its terminal, although it is more commonly associated with the city of Itami.

The city is served by the Osaka Monorail (Senri-Chūō Station, Shōji Station, Shibahara Station, Hotarugaike Station and Osaka Airport Station), the Kita-Osaka Kyūkō Railway (Senri-Chūō Station and Ryokuchi-kōen Station) and the Hankyu Takarazuka Line (Shōnai Station, Hattori-tenjin Station, Sone Station, Okamachi Station, Toyonaka Station and Hotarugaike Station).

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  1. "List of Consulates in Kansai Area." Creation Core Higashi Osaka. Retrieved on January 15, 2009.
  2. 株式会社スポーツニッポン新聞社マルチメディア事業本部. "宝生舞 ~タレント名鑑~ ― スポニチ Sponichi Annex 芸能". (in Japanese). Retrieved 2016-02-20.
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