Namba (難波 Nanba, IPA: [namba]) is a district of Osaka, Japan. It is located in Chūō and Naniwa wards. Namba is regarded as the center of so-called Minami ("South") area of Osaka. Its name is one of variations on the former name of Osaka, Naniwa.
A namba is a traditional penis sheath from Vanuatu. Nambas are wrapped around the penis of the wearer, sometimes as their only clothing. Two tribes on Malakula, the Big Genecis and the Smol (Small) Nambas, are named for the size of their nambas. Nambas are characteristic of central Vanuatu.
Ōsaka Namba Station (大阪難波駅 Ōsaka-Nanba-eki) is a railway station on the Kintetsu Namba Line and Hanshin Namba Line in the Namba district of Chūō-ku, Osaka, Japan. It is adjacent to Namba Station and JR Namba Station. Trains of the Nara Line depart from and arrive at the station.
Yasuko Namba (難波 康子 Nanba Yasuko, February 2, 1949 – May 11, 1996) was the second Japanese woman (after Junko Tabei) to reach all of the Seven Summits including Everest, where she died.