Ōmachi, Saga

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Ōmachi
大町町
Town
Location of Ōmachi in Saga Prefecture
Location of Ōmachi in Saga Prefecture
Ōmachi is located in Japan
Ōmachi
Ōmachi
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°13′N 130°7′E / 33.217°N 130.117°E / 33.217; 130.117Coordinates: 33°13′N 130°7′E / 33.217°N 130.117°E / 33.217; 130.117
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Saga Prefecture
District Kishima
Government
 • Mayor Hiroshisei Takemura
Area
 • Total 11.46 km2 (4.42 sq mi)
Population (February 1, 2009)
 • Total 7,542
 • Density 660/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Sweet Osmanthus
- Flower Pansy
Address 5017 Ōmachi, Ōmachi-chō, Kishima-gun, Saga-ken
849-2101
Phone number 0952-82-3111 
Website Town of Ōmachi

Ōmachi (大町町 Ōmachi-chō?) is a town located in Kishima District, Saga Prefecture, Japan.

Geography[edit]

  • Mountains: The northern part of town gradually becomes mountainous.
  • Rivers: Rokkaku River
  • Lakes: The northern, mountainous part of town is dotted with ponds.

Adjoining Cities and Municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

  • April 1, 1889 - The village of Fukumo merges with the village of Ōmachi.
  • January 1, 1936 - The village of Ōmachi gains town status.

Economy[edit]

Education[edit]

  • Saga Prefectural Business High School
  • Ōmachi Junior High School
  • Ōmachi Elementary School

Transportation[edit]

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Sister cities[edit]

External links[edit]

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