Okutama, Tokyo

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Okutama
奥多摩町
City
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Okutama, Tokyo is located in Japan
Okutama
 
Coordinates: 35°48′N 139°6′E / 35.8°N 139.1°E / 35.8; 139.1Coordinates: 35°48′N 139°6′E / 35.8°N 139.1°E / 35.8; 139.1
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Tokyo
Government
 • Mayor Fumio Kawamura
Area
 • Total 225.63 km2 (87.12 sq mi)
Population (August 1, 2007)
 • Total 6,712
 • Density 29.75/km2 (77.1/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Cryptomeria
- Flower Azalea
- Bird Copper Pheasant
Phone number 0428-83-2111
Address 215-6, Hikawa, Okutama Town, Nishitama-gun, Tokyo
198-0212
Fishing is popular in Okutama.

Okutama (奥多摩町 Okutama-machi?) is a town in Greater Metropolitan Tokyo, Japan.[1]

Geography[change | edit source]

Okutama has an area of 225.63 km². Mount Kumotori, Tokyo's highest peak at 2017 m, divides Okutama from the Okuchichibu region of the neighboring Saitama and Yamanashi Prefectures. Tokyo's northernmost and westernmost points lie in Okutama, as does Lake Okutama, an important source of water for Tokyo, located above the Ogōchi Dam in the town.

References[change | edit source]

  1. Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG), "Municipalities within Tokyo"; retrieved 2012-3-26.

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