Tomioka, Fukushima facts for kids
Location of Tomioka in Fukushima
|• Total||68.47 km2 (26.44 sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|Website||Town of Tomioka|
Tomioka is close to Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. The town is inside the 20 km exclusion zone which was created after the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011. Animals still live in the Tomioka "no-go zone".
The Fukushima Daini Nuclear Power Plant is partly in Tomioka. The town government has moved temporarily to Kōriyama since 17 March 2011.
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