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Tamura
田村市
City
Location of Tamura in Fukushima
Location of Tamura in Fukushima
 
Country Japan
Region Tōhoku
Prefecture Fukushima
Area
 • Total 458.30 km2 (176.95 sq mi)
Population (May 1, 2011)
 • Total 39,876
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Deciduous oak
- Flower Azalea
- Bird Japanese Bush-warbler
Phone number 0247-82-1111
Address 20 Funehikimachi Funehiki aza Babakawara, Tamura-shi, Fukushima-ken
963-4393
Website Tamura City

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%.

Landmarks

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.

Sister cities

Tamura has a only one international sister city:

And, one sister city in Japan:

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