Obama, Nagasaki

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Obama (小浜町?, Obama-chō) was a town located in Minamitakaki District, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan.[citation needed]

Flag of Obama, Nagasaki

As of March 31, 2014, the census reports that the town had a population of 9,166 persons [1] and a density of 108.29 persons per km². The total area was 50.84 km².

On October 11, 2005, Obama, along with the towns of Aino, Azuma, Chijiwa, Kunimi, Minamikushiyama and Mizuho (all from Minamitakaki District), were merged to create the city of Unzen.[citation needed]

Located at the foot of Mount Unzen, the area is famous for volcanic hot springs (onsen) named Obama Onsen and Unzen Onsen.

Obama, Unzen in 2011

Coordinates: 32°43′19″N 130°12′29″E / 32.722°N 130.208°E / 32.722; 130.208


  1. ^ Unzen City Official Website. "Population by Residents' Associations". Retrieved 14 May 2014. 

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