Japanese regional information

Osaka Prefecture

What is Osaka Prefecture

Osaka Prefecture is second only to Tokyo and the focal point of industry in western Japan. It has long prospered as a commercial town, and many people still gather in its bustling downtown areas such as Dotonbori. It is the information hub of the Kansai region and the most important counterpart to the eastern city of Tokyo. Osaka is Japan's second largest city and home to the head offices of some famous corporations.

  • Total area

    Total area:

    19.01(100km²)

  • Proportion of forested land

    Proportion of forested land:

    30.5%

  • temperature

    Average annual temperature:

    17.1°C

    Maximum temperature

    34.8°C

    Minimum temperature

    1.7°C

  • Total population

    Total population:

    8,850,000people

  • Population density

    Population density:

    4,654people/km²

  • No. of foreign students

    No. of foreign students:

    12,513people

Osaka Castle

Takoyaki