Kume, Okayama

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Kume
久米町
Former municipality
Former Kume town hall
Former Kume town hall
Kume is located in Japan
Kume
Kume
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°3′34″N 133°54′1″E / 35.05944°N 133.90028°E / 35.05944; 133.90028Coordinates: 35°3′34″N 133°54′1″E / 35.05944°N 133.90028°E / 35.05944; 133.90028
Country Japan
Region Chūgoku
Prefecture Okayama Prefecture
District Kume
Merged February 28, 2005
(now part of Tsuyama)
Area
 • Total 74.39 km2 (28.72 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 7,396
 • Density 99.42/km2 (257.5/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Prunus mume
- Flower Chrysanthemum

Kume (久米町 Kume-chō?) was a town located in Kume District, Okayama Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 7,396 and a density of 99.42 persons per km². The total area was 74.39 km².

On February 28, 2005, Kume, along with the town of Kamo, the village of Aba (both from Tomata District), and the town of Shōboku (from Katsuta District), was merged into the expanded city of Tsuyama and no longer exists as an independent municipality.

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Education[edit]

  • Kyōsyō Elementary School
  • Chūsei Elementary School
  • Seidō Elementary School
  • Shūjitsu Elementary School
  • Kume Junior High School

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