Chūō-ku, Osaka

Chūō-ku, Osaka
Location of Chūō-ku in Osaka City
The Siege of Osaka Castle, 17th century.
Osaka Business Park (OBP)
Swissotel Nankai Osaka

Chūō-ku (中央区 Chūō-ku?), Osaka is one of 24 wards of Osaka, Japan. It has an area of 8.88 km2, and a population of 60,085. It houses Osaka's financial district, as well as the Osaka Prefecture offices and principal shopping and tourist areas.

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Diplomatic missions

Various consulates are found in Chūō-ku. The Consulate-General of South Korea has its own building. Four consulates, Consulate-General of Australia, Consulate-General of Italy, the Consulate-General of the Netherlands, and the Consulate-General of the Philippines, occupy the twenty-ninth, thirty-first, thirty-third, and twenty-fourth floors, respectively, of the Twin21 MID Tower. The Consulate-General of Canada is on the twelfth floor of the Daisan Shoho Building in Chūō-ku. The Consulate-General of France is on the tenth floor of the Crystal Tower. The Consulate-General of India is on the tenth floor of the Semba I.S. Building. The Consulate-General of Indonesia is on the sixth floor of the Daiwa Bank Semba Building. The Consulate-General of Singapore is on the fourteenth floor of the Osaka Kokusai Building. The Consulate-General of Thailand is in the first, fourth, and fifth floors of the Bangkok Bank Building. The Consulate-General of the United Kingdom is on the nineteenth floor of the Seiko Osaka Building. The Consulate-General of Vietnam is on the tenth floor of the Estate Bakuro-machi Building.[1]

Facilities

Osaka Prefecture

Mass media

Broadcasting stations
Newspapers

Economy

Company headquarters

When Daimaru was an independent company, its headquarters were in the ward.[6]

Offices of foreign companies

Air China has an office on the 1st floor of the Uchihonmachi Green Building in Chūō-ku.[7] Asiana Airlines operates a sales office on the 18th Floor of the Epson Osaka Building in Chūō-ku.[8]

Landmarks

Train stations

West Japan Railway Company (JR West)
Osaka Loop Line: Morinomiya Station - Osakajo-koen Station
Keihan Electric Railway
Keihan Line: Yodoyabashi Station - Kitahama Station - Temmabashi Station
Kintetsu
Namba Line: Osaka Namba Station - Kintetsu Nippombashi Station
Hanshin Electric Railway
Hanshin Namba Line: Osaka Namba Station
Nankai Electric Railway
Nankai Main Line: Namba Station
Osaka Municipal Subway
Midosuji Line: Yodoyabashi Station - Hommachi Station - Shinsaibashi Station - Namba Station
Tanimachi Line: Temmabashi Station - Tanimachi Yonchome Station - Tanimachi Rokuchome Station
Chuo Line: Hommachi Station - Sakaisuji-Hommachi Station - Tanimachi Yonchome Station - Morinomiya Station
Sennichimae Line: Namba Station - Nippombashi Station
Sakaisuji Line: Kitahama Station - Nagahoribashi Station
Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line: Shinsaibashi Station - Matsuyamachi Station - Nagahoribashi Station - Tanimachi Rokuchome Station - (Tamatsukuri Station, Tennoji-ku) - Morinomiya Station - Osaka Business Park Station

References

  1. ^ "List of Consulates in Kansai Area." Creation Core Higashi Osaka. Retrieved on January 15, 2009.
  2. ^ "Locations." Capcom. Retrieved on August 12, 2011. "3-1-3 Uchihirano-machi, Chuo-ku, Osaka 540-0037, Japan"
  3. ^ "FAQ." Takeda Pharmaceutical Company. Retrieved on February 2, 2011. "Q : Where is Takeda located? A : The Head Office is located in Osaka, Japan,[...]"
  4. ^ "Overview." Takeda Pharmaceutical Company. Retrieved on February 2, 2011. "Headquarters Head Office 1-1, Doshomachi 4-chome, Chuo-ku, Osaka 540-8645"
  5. ^ "Corporate Profile." Takenaka Corporation. Retrieved on October 20, 2009.
  6. ^ "会社概要." Daimaru. January 27, 1998. Retrieved on December 15, 2010. "本社ビル所在地 大阪市中央区南船場4丁目4番10号"
  7. ^ "International Offices." Air China. Retrieved on January 18, 2009.
  8. ^ "Worldwide Offices Japan." Asiana Airlines. Retrieved on January 19, 2009.

External links

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Coordinates: 34°40′52″N 135°30′35″E / 34.68111°N 135.50972°E / 34.68111; 135.50972


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