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Kameoka (亀岡市, Kameoka-shi) is a Japanese city in Kyoto Prefecture. It is in western Kyoto in a wide, flat valley.


Kameoka city was built around a castle. It is in a rural area.


The population of Kameoka city is about 90,000 people.

Special products found in Kameoka include Botan nabe and Matsutake.

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The Kameoka festival is held in the city from October 23rd to 25th every year. It is called the Gion Festival in Tamba, or Fall festival in Kameoka.

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