Suita, Osaka

Special city


Location of Suita in Osaka Prefecture

Location in Japan

Coordinates: 34°45′34″N 135°31′1″E / 34.75944°N 135.51694°E / 34.75944; 135.51694Coordinates: 34°45′34″N 135°31′1″E / 34.75944°N 135.51694°E / 34.75944; 135.51694
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Osaka Prefecture
  Mayor Tetsuya Inoue (since May 2011)
  Total 36.11 km2 (13.94 sq mi)
Population (August 1, 2011)
  Total 356,751
  Density 9,900/km2 (26,000/sq mi)
  Tree Camphor Laurel
  Flower Satsuki azalea
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 1-3-40 Izumichō, Suita-shi, Osaka-fu

Suita (吹田市 Suita-shi) is a city located in northern Osaka Prefecture, Japan.

As of August 1, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 356,751 and a population density of 9,880 persons per km². The total area is 36.11 km².

The city was founded on April 1, 1940, and was the site of Expo '70, a World's Fair held in 1970. The J-League soccer club Gamba Osaka plays at Suita City Football Stadium.

It is connected to central by Hankyu Railway, West Japan Railway Company and the Osaka Municipal Subway. The Osaka Monorail also passes through the area, connecting the city to Osaka, the Expo Commemoration Park and Osaka International Airport.

JR Suita Station




Railway stations

JR Kishibe Station

JR West

(<< for Kyoto) - Senrioka - Kishibe - Suita - (for Ōsaka >>)

Hankyu Railway

(<< for Kyoto Kawaramachi) - Shojaku - (for Osaka Umeda >>)

(<< for Tenjimbashisuji Rokuchōme, Osaka Municipal Subway Sakaisuji Line) - Suita - Toyotsu - Kandai-mae - Senriyama - Minami-Senri - Yamada - Kita-Senri (line terminus)

Osaka Municipal Subway

(<< for Umeda, Nakamozu) - Esaka (last stop on the Midosuji Line) - Ryokuchi-koen (in Toyonaka) - Momoyamadai - (for Senri-Chuo >>)

Osaka Monorail

(<< for Osaka Airport) - Yamada - Banpaku Kinen Koen - (for Kadoma-shi >>)

(<< for Saito-nishi) - Koen-higashiguchi - Banpaku Kinen Koen (line terminus)

Student dormitories

Sister city

Suita was involved in Bankstown's first international Sister City in March 1989.[4]


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