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|— Core city —|
|尼崎市 · Amagasaki|
File:TSUKASHIN.JPGTSUKASHIN Shopping Mall
|- Mayor||Aya Shirai|
|- Total||49.77 km2 (19.2 sq mi)|
(April 1, 2008)
|- Density||9,244/km2 (23,941.9/sq mi)|
|Website||City of Amagasaki|
1-23-1 Higashinanamatsu-chō, Amagasaki-shi, Hyōgo-ken
Amagasaki (尼崎市 Amagasaki-shi ) is an industrial city located in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on April 1, 1916. Its population is around 460,000, well below its peak of over 554,000 in 1971.
- West Japan Railway Company
- Hankyu Railway
- Hanshin Electric Railway
A commuter train derailed on the Fukuchiyama Line near Amagazaki on April 25, 2005, resulting in more than 100 dead and 550 injured. See Amagasaki rail crash for details.
- Route 2, Route 43, Route 171
- Yamate Road
Politics of Amagasaki
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Japanese comedian DOWNTOWN is from Amagasaki.