Tamura, Fukushima facts for kids
Location of Tamura in Fukushima
|• Total||458.30 km2 (176.95 sq mi)|
|Population (May 1, 2011)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|- Tree||Deciduous oak|
|- Bird||Japanese Bush-warbler|
|Address||20 Funehikimachi Funehiki aza Babakawara, Tamura-shi, Fukushima-ken
Tamura (田村市 Tamura-shi) is a city in Fukushima, Japan. Tamura was created on March 1, 2005 by combining several towns towns and villages from the Tamura District. They were Funehiki, Ōgoe, Takine, and Tokiwa, and Miyakoji. Between 1 March and 31 August 2011, many people moved to Tamura. The population actually went up by about 1,000 people, or 2%.
There are two well-known places to visit in Takine-cho. Abukuma Limestone Caves and the Hoshi no Mura ("Village of Stars") Observatory are popular with tourists.
Tamura has a only one international sister city:
And, one sister city in Japan:
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