Definitions for Osaka
oʊˈsɑ kə, ˌoʊ sɑˈkɑos·a·ka
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port city on southern Honshu on Osaka Bay; a commercial and industrial center of Japan
a city in Honsh, Japan.
a prefecture, Japan.
Osaka (Japanese: 大阪市, Hepburn: Ōsaka-shi, pronounced [oːsakaɕi]; commonly just 大阪, Ōsaka [oːsaka] (listen)) is a designated city in the Kansai region of Honshu in Japan. It is the capital of and most populous city in Osaka Prefecture, and the third most populous city in Japan, following Special wards of Tokyo and Yokohama. With a population of 2.7 million in the 2020 census, it is also the largest component of the Keihanshin Metropolitan Area, which is the second-largest metropolitan area in Japan and the 10th largest urban area in the world with more than 19 million inhabitants.Osaka was traditionally considered Japan's economic hub. By the Kofun period (300–538) it had developed into an important regional port, and in the 7th and 8th centuries, it served briefly as the imperial capital. Osaka continued to flourish during the Edo period (1603–1867) and became known as a center of Japanese culture. Following the Meiji Restoration, Osaka greatly expanded in size and underwent rapid industrialization. In 1889, Osaka was officially established as a municipality. The construction boom accelerated population growth throughout the following decades, and by the 1900s, Osaka was the industrial hub in the Meiji and Taishō periods. Osaka made noted contributions to redevelopment, urban planning and zoning standards in the postwar period, the city developed rapidly as one of the major financial centers in the Keihanshin Metropolitan Area. Osaka is a major financial center of Japan, and it is recognized as one of the most multicultural and cosmopolitan cities in Japan. The city is home to the Osaka Exchange as well as the headquarters of multinational electronics corporations such as Panasonic and Sharp. Osaka is an international center of research and development and is represented by several major universities, notably Osaka University, Osaka Metropolitan University, and Kansai University. Famous landmarks in the city include Osaka Castle, Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, Dōtonbori, Tsūtenkaku in Shinsekai, Tennōji Park, Abeno Harukas, Sumiyoshi Taisha Grand Shrine, and Shitennō-ji, one of the oldest Buddhist temples in Japan.
Osaka is a large port city and a commercial center located on the Japanese island of Honshu. It's recognized for its modern architecture, lively nightlife, and delectable street food. It is also known for Osaka Castle, a historical landmark with a museum and viewing deck. It is Japan’s third largest city by population after Tokyo and Yokohama.
Osaka is a city in the Kansai region of Japan's main island of Honshu, a designated city under the Local Autonomy Law, the capital city of Osaka Prefecture and also the largest part of the Keihanshin metropolis, which comprises three major cities of Japan, Kyoto, Osaka and Kobe. Located at the mouth of the Yodo River on Osaka Bay, Osaka is Japan's third largest city by population after Tokyo and Yokohama. Keihanshin is the second largest metropolitan area in Japan by population and one of the largest metropolitan areas highly ranked in the world, with nearly 19 million people, and by GDP the second largest area in Japan and the seventh largest area in the world. Historically the commercial center of Japan, Osaka functions as one of the command centers for the Japanese economy. The ratio between daytime and night time population is 141%, the highest in Japan, highlighting its status as an economic center. Its nighttime population is 2.6 million, the third in the country, but in daytime the population surges to 3.7 million, second only after Tokyo. Osaka used to be referred to as the "nation's kitchen" in feudal Edo period because it was the centre of trading for rice, creating the first modern futures exchange market in the world.
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According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Osaka is ranked #156044 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Osaka surname appeared 104 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Osaka.
75% or 78 total occurrences were Asian.
8.6% or 9 total occurrences were of two or more races.
7.6% or 8 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
6.7% or 7 total occurrences were White.
The numerical value of Osaka in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of Osaka in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
When a big office tower is built in Osaka's city centre, new tenants move in from the same area, not from outside Osaka.
(The IOC) has come out and specifically said that we should make the maximum use of existing facilities, and that, so far as I am concerned, overrides the 8km philosophy which we had as part of the bid, We have suggested to the organizing committee that for the preliminaries for basketball, just as for football, they may care to look at cities like Osaka that might have large venues.
I remember riding the train in Osaka and on the window was a sign that read: 'Be careful of cutting your finger,' i thought maybe there were a lot of gangs in Kansai.
I think that's actually going to prepare me for Naomi Osaka, because doubles to me is more faster paced than singles, naomi Osaka actually hits the ball pretty hard. I think it will prepare me well for Saturday's match.
Do I regret ? No, I felt like Naomi Osaka was lost at that moment and I tried to help Naomi Osaka doing something that everybody does that is the use of the tennis, i would do the same tomorrow. Really. 100 percent.
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