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Kamo, Okayama

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Kamo, Okayama

Former municipality
Former Kamo town hall
Former Kamo town hall
Kamo is located in Japan
Location in Japan
Country Japan
Region Chūgoku
Prefecture Okayama Prefecture
District Tomata
Merged February 28, 2005
(now part of Tsuyama)
 • Total 159.27 km2 (61.49 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 5,311
 • Density 33.35/km2 (86.4/sq mi)
 • Tree Chamaecyparis obtusa
 • Flower Satsuki azalea
 • Bird Japanese Bush-warbler
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)

Kamo (加茂町 Kamo-chō) was a town located in Tomata District, Okayama Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 5,311 and a density of 33.35 persons per km². The total area was 159.27 km².

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


  • Geography 1
    • Adjoining municipalities 1.1
  • Education 2
  • Transportation 3
    • Railways 3.1
    • Road 3.2
  • External links 4


Adjoining municipalities


  • Kamo Elementary School
  • Kamo Junior High School




  • Prefectural roads:
    • Okayama Prefectural Route 6 (Tsuyama-Chizu-Hattō)
    • Okayama Prefectural Route 68 (Tsuyama-Kamo)
    • Okayama Prefectural Route 75 (Kamo-Okutsu)
    • Okayama Prefectural Route 118 (Kamo-Mochigase)
    • Okayama Prefectural Route 336 (Kurami-Sainotani)

External links

  • Official website of Tsuyama in Japanese (some English content)

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