Oyama, Tochigi

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Oyama
小山市
City
Flag of Oyama
Flag
Location of Oyama in Tochigi Prefecture
Location of Oyama in Tochigi Prefecture
Oyama is located in Japan
Oyama
Oyama
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 36°19′N 139°48′E / 36.317°N 139.800°E / 36.317; 139.800Coordinates: 36°19′N 139°48′E / 36.317°N 139.800°E / 36.317; 139.800
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Tochigi Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Toshio Okubo (since July 2000)
Area
 • Total 171.61 km2 (66.26 sq mi)
Population (April 1, 2011)
 • Total 163,954
 • Density 955.39/km2 (2,474.4/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Quercus myrsinaefolia
- Flower Omoigawazakura (Prunus x subhirtella)
- Bird Japanese Wagtail
Address 1-1-1 Chūō-chō, Oyama-shi, Tochigi-ken
323-8686
Phone number 0285-23-1111
Website Oyama City
Urban area along the Prefectural Road 265 (June 2005)

Oyama (小山市 Oyama-shi?) is a city located in Tochigi Prefecture, Japan.

On April 1, 2011, the city had an estimated population of 163,954, with 62,714 households, and a population density of 955.39 persons per km². The total area is 171.61 km².

In 2006, Oyama became the second most populous city in the Tochigi Prefecture, with the capital of the prefecture Utsunomiya retaining the number one spot. The city is centred around Omoigawa River. Oyama was elevated to city status on March 31, 1954. The mayor of Oyama is Toshio Okubo. One of the major employers in the city is Komatsu making iron castings, diesel engines, fork lift trucks and other hydraulic equipment.

Oyama formally signed a sister-city agreement with Lübz, Germany in 2003 and with Cairns, Australia on May 15, 2006.

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