Ōhara, Okayama

Ōhara (大原町, Ōhara-chō) was a town located in Aida District, Okayama Prefecture, Japan.

Ōhara
大原町
Former municipality
Former Ōhara town hall
Former Ōhara town hall
Ōhara is located in Japan
Ōhara
Ōhara
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°7′14.45″N 134°19′33.9″E / 35.1206806°N 134.326083°E / 35.1206806; 134.326083Coordinates: 35°7′14.45″N 134°19′33.9″E / 35.1206806°N 134.326083°E / 35.1206806; 134.326083
CountryJapan
RegionChūgoku
PrefectureOkayama Prefecture
DistrictAida
MergedMarch 31, 2005
(now part of Mimasaka)
Area
 • Total54.48 km2 (21.03 sq mi)
Population
 (2003)
 • Total4,630
 • Density84.99/km2 (220.1/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+09:00 (JST)
Symbols
FlowerLilium japonicum
TreeZelkova serrata
Central Ōhara

As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 4,630 and a density of 84.99 persons per km². The total area was 54.48 km².

On March 31, 2005, Ōhara, along with the towns of Mimasaka, Aida and Sakutō, the village of Higashiawakura (all from Aida District), and the town of Katsuta (from Katsuta District), was merged to create the city of Mimasaka.

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EducationEdit

  • Ōhara Elementary School
  • Ōhara Junior High School
  • Okayama Prefectural Ōhara High School (Closure in 2006)

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