Ōmachi, Saga

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Ōmachi

大町町
Town
View of Omachi and Rokkaku river
View of Omachi and Rokkaku river
Flag of Ōmachi
Flag
Official seal of Ōmachi
Emblem
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
CountryJapan
RegionKyushu
PrefectureSaga Prefecture
DistrictKishima
Government
 • MayorHiroshisei Takemura
Area
 • Total11.46 km2 (4.42 sq mi)
Population
 (October 1, 2016)
 • Total6,680
 • Density580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeSweet Osmanthus
 • FlowerPansy
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall address5017 Ōmachi, Ōmachi-chō, Kishima-gun, Saga-ken
849-2101
Websitewww.town.omachi.saga.jp

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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