Taishi, Osaka

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Taishi

太子町
Town
Taishi Town Office
Taishi Town Office
Flag of Taishi
Flag
Location of Taishi in Osaka Prefecture
Location of Taishi in Osaka Prefecture
Taishi is located in Japan
Taishi
Taishi
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°31′N 135°39′E / 34.517°N 135.650°E / 34.517; 135.650Coordinates: 34°31′N 135°39′E / 34.517°N 135.650°E / 34.517; 135.650
CountryJapan
RegionKansai
Kinki
PrefectureOsaka Prefecture
DistrictMinamikawachi
Government
 • MayorKatsumi Asano
Area
 • Total14.17 km2 (5.47 sq mi)
Population
 (October 1, 2016)
 • Total13,634
 • Density960/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeCinnamomum camphora
 • FlowerRhododendron indicum
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall address583-8580
Websitewww.town.taishi.osaka.jp

Taishi (太子町, Taishi-chō) is a town located in Minamikawachi District, Osaka Prefecture, Japan.

As of October 2016, the town has an estimated population of 13,634 and a density of 960 persons per km². The total area is 14.17 km².

Ono no Imoko, a politician of Asuka Period, was buried here.

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

Taishi did not have any stations. However, the Minami Osaka Line passes through the town.

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