Namie, Fukushima facts for kids
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Location of Namie in Fukushima
|• Total||223.10 km2 (86.14 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)|
|- Flower||Hymenanthes Rhododendron|
|Website||Town of Namie|
Namie was damaged in the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami.
Before people left, stone from a quarry in Namie was sent to make concrete for about 60 buildings. The stone and the concrete is radioactive.
The people who used to live in Namie are called "nuclear refugees".
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