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Obama City, Japan

Japan has an Obama City. Really!

by Bob Kerstetter

With U.S. President Obama and Japan Prime Minister Abe meeting February 22, here is a bit of fun info — Japan has an Obama City, 小浜市. Obama City sits on Obama Bay, a bay off of Wakasa Bay on the Sea of Japan in western Honshu the largest Japanese island.

Obama City is located more or less directly north of Kyoto.

Obama City Japan Location

Recently Obama City Mayor Koji Matsuzaki visited Japan Prime Minister Shinzō Abe.

Obama City Mayor Visits Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.


The Prime Minister Receives a Courtesy Call from the Mayor of Obama City, Mr. Koji Matsuzaki

Location of Obama City


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