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Country  Japan
Region  Kansai

Population  271,460 (2010)
Area  41.71 km2
Mayor  Seita Tanaka
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University  Osaka University of Economics and Law

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Yao (八尾市, Yao-shi) is a city located in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on April 1, 1948. As of 2017, the city has an estimated population of 268,013 and a population density of 6,400 persons per km². The total area is 41.71 km². Yao is home to a general aviation airport, Yao Airport.

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It is perhaps best known for its Kawachi ondo festival. The first day features dancers in colorful costumes parading along the street. The second day is a huge bon odori on the grounds of Yao high school where hundreds of people gather to dance and celebrate their historic song and dance.

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Airports

  • Yao Airport
  • Railways

  • West Japan Railway Company
  • Yamatoji Line: Shiki Station - Yao Station - Kyuhoji Station
  • Kintetsu Railway
  • Osaka Line: Kyuhojiguchi Station - Kintetsu Yao Station - Kawachi-Yamamoto Station - Takayasu Station - Onji Station
  • Shigi Line: Hattorigawa Station - Shigisanguchi Station
  • Nishi-Shigi Cable Line: Takayasuyama Station
  • Osaka Municipal Subway
  • Tanimachi Line: Yaominami Station
  • Roads

  • Kinki Expressway
  • Route 25
  • Route 170
  • Cultural Sites

  • Taiseishōgun-ji, Buddhist temple founded in 587
  • Sister and Friendship cities

  • Usa, Ōita Japan
  • Wake, Okayama Japan
  • Shingu, Wakayama Japan
  • Gojo, Nara Japan
  • Bellevue, Washington, USA - Sister city agreement concluded in 1969
  • Jiading District, Shanghai, China - Sister city agreement concluded in 1986
  • People from Yao

  • Dokyo, Buddhist monk
  • Toyokawa Etsushi, actor
  • Kawachiya Kikusuimaru, musician
  • Masumi Kuwata, former baseball player
  • Takashi Miike, film director
  • Tokushichi Nomura, Businessman, founder of the Nomura zaibatsu
  • Yui Okada, singer
  • Noboru Rokuda, manga artist
  • Shota Shimizu, singer
  • Tawa (Lemming) Kazue, painter artist
  • References

    Yao, Osaka Wikipedia


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