Izumi City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
Izumi City is a growing suburban city located southwest of Osaka, Japan's second-largest city. Established in 1956 with a population of 50,000, Izumi City now has a population of nearly 180,000.
The city has a mild climate and clean rivers. The northern part of Izumi is hilly. Izumi is famous for its manmade pearls, glasswork, and flower growing in the northern part and for its tangerine cultivation in the southern part.
The narcissus flower and camphor tree are symbols of Izumi.
Wikipedia piece on Izumi (click on image to go to article)