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Kishiwada is a city located in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on November 1, 1922, the city is well known for its Danjiri Matsuri.In 2010, the city had an estimated population of 199,422 and a population density of 2,760 persons per km². The total area is 72.24 km².HistoryThe oldest evidence of life in Kishiwada is the Mayuyama Kofun . The most popular origin story of Kishiwada dates from the 14th century. During the Nanbokucho period General Takaie Wada of the Masahige-Kusunoki Clan was sent to the area then known as Kishi in Izumi Han to be magistrate. He was then renamed Kishi-no-Wadadono giving birth to the city's later name of Kishiwada.The first mentioning of a castle located it 600m from the current site and was named Kishiwada-kojo-ato. A nearby river known as Koko-gawa also attests to the older structure. Kishiwada Castle, or Chikiri Castle, was erected by Hidemasa Koide in 1597. Nobukatsu, ruler of Okabe Mino, took possession of the castle in 1640 from Takatsuki. The Okabe family maintained its position for 13 generations .In 1703 the city began its Danjiri festival. The city of Kishiwada was officially founded on November 1, 1922 during the Taisho Period. It was the 87th city to be founded in Japan and the 3rd in Osaka. From the Meiji era onwards the city has developed several craft industries centering on spinning-and-weaving, Senshu Cotton and the lens industry.Local attractions Kishiwada Castle Dai-itoku-ji Kishiwada Danjiri Museum Kishiki Jinja Senko-ji Kumeda-dera, Kumeda pond and Kumeda Kofun Mayuyama Kofun Ogami-jinya and Ogami Falls Tonboike Park
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