Oshamambe, Hokkaido

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Oshamambe

長万部町
Town
Oshamanbe Town Hall
Oshamanbe Town Hall
Flag of Oshamambe
Flag
Official seal of Oshamambe
Emblem
Location of Oshamambe in Hokkaido (Oshima Subprefecture)
Location of Oshamambe in Hokkaido (Oshima Subprefecture)
Oshamambe is located in Japan
Oshamambe
Oshamambe
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 42°30′29″N 140°22′23″E / 42.50806°N 140.37306°E / 42.50806; 140.37306Coordinates: 42°30′29″N 140°22′23″E / 42.50806°N 140.37306°E / 42.50806; 140.37306
CountryJapan
RegionHokkaido
PrefectureHokkaido (Oshima Subprefecture)
DistrictYamakoshi
Government
 • MayorMasashi Kihata
Area
 • Total310.75 km2 (119.98 sq mi)
Population
 (30 September 2016)
 • Total5,694
 • Density18/km2 (47/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreePinus thunbergii
 • FlowerIris sanguinea
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall address453-1 Oshamambe, Oshamambe, Yamakoshi District, Hokkaido
049-3592
Websitewww.town.oshamambe.lg.jp

Oshamambe (長万部町, Oshamambe-chō) is a town located in Oshima Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan.

As of 30 October 2016, the town has an estimated population of 5,694. The total land area is 310.75 km².

Geography[edit]

Oshamambe faces Uchiura Bay, which is a bay of the Pacific Ocean.

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

  • 1864: The village of Oshamambe was founded.[1]
  • 1906: Oshamambe became a Second Class Village.
  • 1923: Oshamambe became a First Class Village.
  • 1943: Oshamambe village became Oshamambe town.

Education[edit]

University[edit]

High school[edit]

  • Hokkaido Oshamambe High School

Junior high school[edit]

  • Oshamambe Junior High School

Elementary schools[edit]

  • Oshamambe Elementary School
  • Shizukari Elementary School

Transportation[edit]

Setana Line ran from Kunnui Station. There used to be Asahihama station between Oshamambe Station and Shizukari Station.

Plans are in place to build a station at Oshamambe and construction is underway on the Hokkaido Shinkansen line. The section between Hakodate and Sapporo should be completed by 2030.

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