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Kita (北区, Kita-ku) is one of 24 wards of Osaka
Osaka
in Japan.

Contents

1 Economy

1.1 Firms headquartered in Kita-ku 1.2 Firms with branch offices in Kita-ku

2 Diplomatic missions 3 Landmarks

3.1 Umeda
Umeda
downtown 3.2 Nakanoshima
Nakanoshima
island 3.3 Parks 3.4 Shrine and Temple 3.5 Others

4 Department stores 5 Mass media

5.1 Newspapers 5.2 Broadcasting stations

6 Education 7 Railway stations 8 References 9 External links

Economy[edit] Kita-ku, particularly the Umeda
Umeda
area surrounding Osaka
Osaka
Station, is one of the main commercial centers of Osaka. Kita-ku is also a financial administration center, housing the headquarters of the Japan Mint
Japan Mint
and the Osaka
Osaka
branch of the Bank of Japan. Firms headquartered in Kita-ku[edit]

Daicel[1] Daikin
Daikin
( Umeda
Umeda
Center Building)[2] Daiwa House FM802 Hankyu Hanshin Holdings Hankyu Railway Kansai
Kansai
Electric Power Company Kansai
Kansai
Telecasting Corporation Mainichi Broadcasting System Nihon Bussan[3] Nippon Paint[4] Nipro[5] Oh-Ebashi LPC & Partners Santen Pharmaceutical[6] Suntory Toyobo[7] West Japan Railway Company[8] West Nippon Expressway Company
West Nippon Expressway Company
(Dojima Avanza) Yanmar
Yanmar
( Umeda
Umeda
Gate Tower) Zojirushi

Asahi Kasei, Itochu Corporation, Kuraray
Kuraray
and Kaneka Corporation[9] each have "headquarters" in both Kita-ku and in Tokyo. Firms with branch offices in Kita-ku[edit] Dentsu
Dentsu
and Yomiuri Shimbun
Yomiuri Shimbun
have branch offices in Kita-ku.[10][11] Mazda
Mazda
has an office in the Umeda Sky Building
Umeda Sky Building
Tower East.[12] Air France has an office on the third and sixth floors of the Shin-Sakurabashi Building in Umeda.[13] The office handles Aircalin-related inquiries.[14] Google
Google
has an office in the Hankyu Grand Building in Kita-ku.[15] Bandai Visual's Kansai
Kansai
Office opened in Kita-ku in March 1988; the division is now known as the Osaka Branch.[16] Japan Airlines
Japan Airlines
at one time operated a ticketing facility on the first floor of the Daiichi Seimei Building in Umeda, Kita-ku.[17] Diplomatic missions[edit] The Consulate-General of the United States in Osaka
Osaka
is located in Kita-ku. The Consulate-General of Belgium in Osaka
Osaka
is located on the twelfth floor of the Snow Crystal Building in Umeda, Kita-ku. The Consulate-General of Germany in Osaka
Osaka
is located on the thirty-fifth floor of the Umeda Sky Building
Umeda Sky Building
Tower East in Kita-ku.[18] The Consulate-General of Italy in Osaka
Osaka
is located since April 2013 on the 17th floor of the Nakanoshima
Nakanoshima
Festival Tower in Nakanoshima.[19] Landmarks[edit] Umeda
Umeda
downtown[edit]

Grand Front Osaka

Main article: Umeda Commercial and business centre of Kansai
Kansai
region with many high-rise buildings and large underground complexes. Nakanoshima
Nakanoshima
island[edit] Main article: Nakanoshima Government facilities and museums, and office buildings is situated on this island. Notable establishments is City hall, Central Public Hall, Bank of Japan
Bank of Japan
Osaka
Osaka
branch and Osaka
Osaka
International Convention Center. National Museum of Art, Osaka
Osaka
and Osaka
Osaka
Science Museum is also in this island. Parks[edit]

Nakanoshima
Nakanoshima
Park Yodogawa riverside park and Kema-Sakuranomiya Park Ohgimachi Park

Ogimachi Kids Park (Kids Plaza Osaka)

Sakuranomiya Park Minami-Temma Park

Shrine and Temple[edit]

Kokubun-ji (Osaka) Osaka
Osaka
Temmangu Shrine

Others[edit]

Tenjimbashisuji Shōtengai
Shōtengai
(the longest covered shopping street in Japan) Festival Hall

Department stores[edit]

Hanshin Department Store Hankyu Department Store Daimaru
Daimaru
Umeda-mise

Mass media[edit] Newspapers[edit]

Mainichi Shimbun
Mainichi Shimbun
Osaka
Osaka
Office - Umeda Yomiuri Shimbun
Yomiuri Shimbun
Osaka
Osaka
Office - Nozakicho Asahi Shimbun
Asahi Shimbun
Osaka
Osaka
Office - Nakanoshima

Broadcasting stations[edit]

Mainichi Broadcasting System
Mainichi Broadcasting System
(MBS) - Chayamachi, TV and radio Asahi Broadcasting Corporation
Asahi Broadcasting Corporation
(ABC) - Oyodo-minami, TV and radio Kansai
Kansai
TV - Ogimachi, TV

Education[edit]

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International schools:

Osaka
Osaka
YMCA International School[20]

Railway stations[edit]

South of Osaka
Osaka
Station in Umeda

Terminals:

Osaka
Osaka
Station (JR West) Umeda
Umeda
Station (Hankyu, Hanshin, Osaka
Osaka
Subway) Yodoyabashi Station
Yodoyabashi Station
(Keihan, Osaka
Osaka
Subway)

The following stations are also connected to Osaka
Osaka
and Umeda
Umeda
by underground passageways:

Kitashinchi Station
Kitashinchi Station
(JR West) Higashi- Umeda
Umeda
Station ( Osaka
Osaka
Subway) Nishi- Umeda
Umeda
Station ( Osaka
Osaka
Subway)

Other stations in Kita-ku:

Minami-morimachi Station
Minami-morimachi Station
( Osaka
Osaka
Subway) Nakatsu Station (Hankyu) Nakatsu Station ( Osaka
Osaka
Subway) Nakazakicho Station
Nakazakicho Station
( Osaka
Osaka
Subway) Ogimachi Station ( Osaka
Osaka
Subway) Osaka-Temmangu Station
Osaka-Temmangu Station
(JR West) Tenjimbashisuji Rokuchōme Station
Tenjimbashisuji Rokuchōme Station
(Hankyu, Osaka
Osaka
Subway) Temma Station
Temma Station
(JR West)

References[edit]

^ "Corporate Data." Daicel. Retrieved on December 23, 2015. ^ "Corporate Data." Daikin. Retrieved on July 28, 2014. ^ "Nichibutsu Fact Book Archived 2010-02-21 at the Wayback Machine.." Nihon Bussan. Retrieved on February 19, 2010. ^ "Corporate Profile." Nippon Paint. Retrieved on October 13, 2016. ^ "Corporate Data." Nipro. Retrieved on April 3, 2014. ^ "Company Overview." Santen Pharmaceutical. Retrieved on April 14, 2014. ^ "Corporate Data." Toyobo. Retrieved on March 3, 2015. ^ West Japan Railway Company. "2008 Annual Report" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 June 2011. Retrieved 6 July 2009. (in English) ^ "Corporate Data." Kaneka Corporation. Retrieved on February 26, 2016. ^ "Company details Archived 2009-02-28 at the Wayback Machine.." Dentsu. Retrieved on November 9, 2009. ^ "組織体制 Archived 2009-08-31 at the Wayback Machine.." Yomiuri Shimbun. Retrieved on March 5, 2010. ^ "Offices Archived 2009-10-07 at the Wayback Machine.." Mazda. Retrieved on October 29, 2009. ^ "Contact / Air France
Air France
agencies." Air France
Air France
Japan. Retrieved on January 16, 2009. ^ "Contact Us." Aircalin. Retrieved on January 16, 2009. ^ " Google
Google
Offices." Google. Retrieved on July 12, 2009. ^ "History." Bandai Visual. Retrieved on March 16, 2010. ^ "JAL Group Offices Information." Japan Airlines. March 28, 2009. Retrieved on July 21, 2011. " 1st floor, Daiichi Seimei Bldg., 1-8-17 Umeda
Umeda
Kita-ku, Osaka
Osaka
City, 530-0001" ^ "List of Consulates in Kansai
Kansai
Area Archived 2008-09-23 at the Wayback Machine.." Creation Core Higashi Osaka. Retrieved on January 15, 2009. ^ Consolato Generale d'Italia a Osaka, official site of the Consulate ^ "Contact Us." Osaka
Osaka
YMCA International School. Retrieved on November 1, 2015. "6-7-34, Nakatsu Kita-ku Osaka
Osaka
city 531-0071"

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Osaka
Osaka
Prefecture

Osaka
Osaka
(capital)

Wards of Osaka

Abeno Asahi Chūō Fukushima Higashinari Higashisumiyoshi Higashiyodogawa Hirano Ikuno Jōtō Kita Konohana Minato Miyakojima Naniwa Nishi Nishinari Nishiyodogawa Suminoe Sumiyoshi Taishō Tennōji Tsurumi Yodogawa

Wards of Sakai

Higashi Kita Naka Nishi Mihara Minami Sakai

Core cities

Higashiōsaka Hirakata Takatsuki Toyonaka

Special
Special
cities

Ibaraki Kishiwada Neyagawa Suita Yao

Cities

Daitō Fujiidera Habikino Hannan Ikeda Izumi Izumiotsu Izumisano Kadoma Kaizuka Kashiwara Katano Kawachinagano Matsubara Minoh Moriguchi Ōsakasayama Sennan Settsu Shijōnawate Takaishi Tondabayashi

Minamikawachi District

Chihayaakasaka Kanan Taishi

Mishima District

Shimamoto

Senboku District

Tadaoka

Sennan District

Kumatori Misaki Tajiri

Toyono District

Nose Toyono

List of mergers in Osaka
Osaka
Prefecture

Coordinates: 34°42′20″N 135°30′36″E / 34.70556°N 135.51000°E / 34.70556; 135.51000

Authority control

WorldCat Identities VIAF: 13484

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