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Tama Hills (多摩丘陵? Tama-kyūryō) is an area of hills stretching across southwest Tokyo and northeast Kanagawa Prefecture in the Kantō Plain on Honshū, Japan. Its total area is approximately 300 km2. The Tama River marks its northeastern boundary.
The area had been developed extensively since the 1950s to support demand for housing around rapidly expanding Tokyo and Yokohama. The hills are now mostly a patchwork of new residential suburbs and low, forested hills and pockets of remaining farmland. Some fairly large areas of forests still exist in places. Most notable among the housing developments are Tama New Town and Kohoku New Town.
Points of interest in Tama Hills include:
- Tama zoo: one of the main zoos in Japan.
- Zoorasia: a new zoo in Asahi ward, Yokohama.
- Yomiuriland amusement park
- Nihon Minka-en: a collection of 20 traditional Japanese farmhouses in Tama ward, Kawasaki.
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