The World Peace Bell was installed in 2005.
The Australian World Peace Bell was awarded to Cowra for its long-standing contribution to world peace and international understanding. Capital cities usually reserve the right to erect the World Peace Bell, however Cowra’s commitment to the World Peace Bell’s objectives has meant Cowra was awarded the honour.
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, below its peak of over 554,000 in 1971.
As of 2012, the city has an estimated population of 450,244 and a population density of 9,010 persons per km². The total area is 49.77 km².