Be the city with its suburbs Keihanshin area which is the second largest urban agglomeration in Japan, in terms of area and population (16.6 million). This form of assembly of each of the cities: Osaka, Kobe and Sakaúa, runs along the 75 kilometers, and occupies the volume of exchanges that take place in ports ranked second after the Tokyo Bay area
The historic city of Osaka as the national cuisine of Japan, or so-called (in Japanese: 天下 の 台所) Tin uttered no Hika
In the 18 th century AD, the city has maintained its position as the capital of the local trade was also famous in the fields of culture and the arts. Badly damaged during World War II, then rebuilt again. Hosted the event in 2000 World Cup football, having restored the home to the main (1996 m) and raised capacity to 50,000 spectators.
Osaka was for a long period of economic importance by a large population of the merchant class in the system of the four classes of society
Reflect the city's many channels interspersed with numerous bridges, leading some to call the City naming a gun, Japan. Many of the gardens where, and the largest park Tnnuggi, and houses inside the city botanical gardens, the city is the stronghold of theater art in Japan, scene Balokhadd Bunraku (puppet theater or puppet). Where there are many institutes of higher education: Osaka University (founded 1931), Kansai University (1886), and Osaka City University (1949). Was the establishment of the World's Fair Expo in 1970.