Ōsaka is the third largest city in Japan, with a population of over 17 million people in its greater metropolitan area. It is the central metropolis of the Kansai region and the largest of the Osaka-Kobe-Kyoto trio.
The Kita is an area in Osaka city. The area around Umeda station, where major terminals for the Osaka subway, JR, Hankyu and Hanshin railways can be found, boasts department stores, buildings full of fashionable shops and various attractions.
Osaka/Bay Area is in Osaka city. The Bay Area of Osaka has recently developed into a place of large-scale facilities for shopping and entertainment, and has became popular among young people in particular.