Ōharu Town hall
Location of Ōharu in Aichi Prefecture
|• Total||6.59 km2 (2.54 sq mi)|
|Population (May 2015)|
|• Density||4,740/km2 (12,300/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|- Flower||Satsuki azalea|
|Phone number||052 (444) 2711|
|Address||1-1 Daimon-Nishi, Ōharu-chō, Ama-gun, Aichi-ken 490-1192|
Ōharu (大治町 Ōharu-chō) is a town located in Ama District, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. As of May 2015, the town had an estimated population of 31,226 and a population density of 4740 persons per km². The total area was 6.59 square kilometres (2.54 sq mi).
Ōharu is located in western Aichi Prefecture.
Ōharu Village was established in 1889. It was raised to town status in 1975. In 2008, discussions were held to merge Ōharu with neighboring Shippō, Jimokuji and Miwa towns. The latter three municipalities formed the new city of Ama, but Ōharu withdrew from the negotiations, and remains an independent municipality.
Ōharu has three elementary and one middle school.
- Nagoya Dai-Ni Kanjo Expressway
Media related to Ōharu, Aichi at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website (in Japanese)