Fishing is popular in Okutama
|• Mayor||Fumio Kawamura|
|• Total||225.63 km2 (87.12 sq mi)|
|Population (August 1, 2007)|
|• Density||29.75/km2 (77.1/sq mi)|
|• Bird||Copper Pheasant|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)|
|City hall address||215-6, Hikawa, Okutama Town, Nishitama-gun, Tokyo|
|Website||Town of Okutama|
Geography[change | change 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 | change source]
- Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG), "Municipalities within Tokyo"; retrieved 2012-3-26.