Location of Tamura in Fukushima Prefecture
|• Mayor||Yūkei Tomitsuka|
|• Total||458.30 km2 (176.95 sq mi)|
|Population (May 1, 2011)|
|• Density||87/km2 (230/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|- Tree||Deciduous oak|
|- Bird||Japanese Bush-warbler|
|Address||20 Funehikimachi Funehiki aza Babakawara, Tamura-shi, Fukushima-ken
The town of Takine houses two well-known local attractions: Abukuma Limestone Caves and The Hoshi no Mura ("Village of Stars") Observatory. Both are popular tourist attractions.
Ohtakadoyayama Transmitter is an LF-time signal transmitter in Miyakoji-machi. It is used for transmitting the time signal JJY on 40 kHz. It uses as transmission antenna a 250 metre tall guyed mast with an umbrella antenna, which is insulated against ground.
Tamura has sister relationships with one place worldwide:
Evacuation after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster
After the disaster on 11 March 2011, the village was evacuated, on 1 April 2012 the evacuation orders for Tamura were lifted except for the district of Miyakoji where the evacuation order was lifted on 1 April 2014. 
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