Okutama, Tokyo

town in Nishitama district, Tokyo, Japan

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

Okutama

奥多摩町
City
Fishing is popular in Okutama
Fishing is popular in Okutama
Official seal of Okutama
Flag
Okutama is located in Japan
Okutama
Okutama
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°48′34.4″N 139°5′46.3″E / 35.809556°N 139.096194°E / 35.809556; 139.096194Coordinates: 35°48′34.4″N 139°5′46.3″E / 35.809556°N 139.096194°E / 35.809556; 139.096194
CountryJapan
RegionKantō
PrefectureTokyo
Government
 • MayorFumio Kawamura
Area
 • Total225.63 km2 (87.12 sq mi)
Population
 (August 1, 2007)
 • Total6,712
 • Density29.75/km2 (77.1/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeCryptomeria
 • FlowerAzalea
 • BirdCopper Pheasant
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
City hall address215-6, Hikawa, Okutama Town, Nishitama-gun, Tokyo
198-0212
WebsiteTown of Okutama

GeographyEdit

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.

ReferencesEdit

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

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