Ōhara, Okayama

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Ōhara
大原町
Former municipality
Former Ōhara town hall
Former Ōhara town hall
Ōhara is located in Japan
Ōhara
Ōhara
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°7′14.45″N 134°19′33.9″E / 35.1206806°N 134.326083°E / 35.1206806; 134.326083Coordinates: 35°7′14.45″N 134°19′33.9″E / 35.1206806°N 134.326083°E / 35.1206806; 134.326083
Country Japan
Region Chūgoku
Prefecture Okayama Prefecture
District Aida
Merged March 31, 2005
(now part of Mimasaka)
Area
 • Total 54.48 km2 (21.03 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 4,630
 • Density 84.99/km2 (220.1/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Zelkova serrata
- Flower Lilium japonicum
Central Ōhara

Ōhara (大原町 Ōhara-chō?) was a town located in Aida District, Okayama Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 4,630 and a density of 84.99 persons per km². The total area was 54.48 km².

On March 31, 2005, Ōhara, along with the towns of Mimasaka, Aida and Sakutō, the village of Higashiawakura (all from Aida District), and the town of Katsuta (from Katsuta District), was merged to create the city of Mimasaka.

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Education[edit]

  • Ōhara Elementary School
  • Ōhara Junior High School
  • Okayama Prefectural Ōhara High School (Closure in 2006)

Transportation[edit]

Railways[edit]

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