Kameoka, Kyoto facts for kids

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JR Kameoka Station Building Under Construction
Kameoka Station under construction, 2008

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

History

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

Development

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

Special products found in Kameoka include Botan nabe and Matsutake.

Sister cities

Festivals

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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