Minoh (箕面市, Minoo-shi) is a city in Osaka Prefecture, Japan, about 15 km north of the centre of the city of Osaka. It is accessed by the Hankyu Railway about 30 minutes from Umeda Station. Its name is commonly romanized as "Minō" or "Minoo"; however the city government now officially uses the spelling Minoh in English. The city was incorporated on December 1, 1956. As of October 2016, the city has an estimated population of 134,435 and a population density of 2,800 persons per km². Its total area is 47.84 km².
Minoh is best known for Meiji no Mori Minō Quasi-National Park, one of Japan's oldest national parks, which houses a large population of wild monkeys and has a picturesque waterfall. The 1200-year-old Buddhist temple Katsuō-ji, famous for its huge collection of Daruma dolls is located here. Mister Donut opened its first Japanese shop in Minoh in 1971. Minoh has an IMAX movie theater.
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^ "Establishment of Town as a City (町を市とする処分)". Minoh City Ordinances (in Japanese). Retrieved 2012-08-29. ^ "History of Mister Donut". Mister Donut website (in Japanese). Retrieved 6 August 2011. ^ 
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