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Minoh, Osaka

Administration
JapaneseName箕面市
CountryJapan
RegionKansai
PrefectureOsaka
Government
MayorJun'ichi Fujisawa
Geography
Total Area18.5 sq mi (47.84 km2)
Demography
Total Population129127 (January 2010)
Density (pop.)2700/km2 (6993/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneJapan Standard Time (UTC+9)

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|}, formerly Minoo, 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.

Mister Donut opened its first Japanese shop in Minoh in 1971.

Minoh is also the home of one of Japan's four IMAX movie theaters.[http://www.city.minoh.lg.jp/

As of 2010, the city has an estimated population of 129,127, at a density of 2,700 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. In autumn many people visit Minoh to see the colourful Maple leaves.

The city was incorporated on December 1, 1956.


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