Tamura, Fukushima facts for kids
Central Tamura (2015)
Location of Tamura in Fukushima Prefecture
|• Total||458.30 km2 (176.95 sq mi)|
|Population (December 2014)|
|• Density||82.3/km2 (213/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|- Bird||Japanese bush warbler|
|Address||76 Funehikimachi Funehiki aza hatazoe, Tamura-shi, Fukushima-ken 963-4393|
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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