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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.[citation needed] The city was incorporated on December 1, 1956.[1] 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.

Minoo waterfall

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.[2] Minoh has an IMAX movie theater.[3]

Contents

1 Notable people 2 Sister cities 3 See also 4 References 5 External links

Notable people[edit]

Ami Nakashima Ryoichi Sasakawa Masaki Suda Takuya Kimura

Sister cities[edit]

Lower Hutt, New Zealand Cuernavaca, Mexico

See also[edit]

Osaka Aoyama College

References[edit]

^ "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.  ^ [1]

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External links[edit]

Minoh City official website (in Japanese) Minoh City official website (in English)

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Osaka Prefecture

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 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 Prefecture

Authority control

WorldCat Identities VIAF: 141924473 ISNI: 0000 0004 0403 7409 NDL: 00291237

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