The local self-governing bodies of Japan consist of prefectures and municipalities. Osaka Prefecture, located at the approximate center of Japan, is divided into 33 cities, 9 towns, and 1 village Osaka Prefecture
Geographically Osaka extends from north to south, with a slight curve. It faces Osaka Bay to the west and is surrounded by mountains on the other three sides. Osaka City Kobe City Kyoto City Nara City OSAKA
1. 5 Th Century AD, Osaka became the center of politics and culture of Japan.
2. 7 th Century, the first capital of Japan was established in Osaka.
3. 12 th Century, Sakai City developed a free market zone during civil war age.
4. In 1583, Toyotomi Hideyoshi made Osaka the political and economic center of Japan.
History of Osaka
At Dojima, Osaka, a stone monument was built at the site of the Osaka Rice Market that was a pioneer of today’s hedge fund business. Three novel prize winners who invented the Black-Scholes Theory visited the monument for paying their respects to the pioneer. Pioneer of Hedge Fund Business
Made-in-Osaka Satellite Launched into Space Maido No.1