Information about Okayama City Japan

Okayama City, on the island of Honshu in western Japan, is well known for its historical landmarks, scenic surroundings, and rich cultural legacy. Because of its lovely climate, it is renowned as the Land of Sunshine. Attractions in the city include Okayama Castle, with its striking black façade, Korakuen Garden, one of Japan’s top three traditional gardens, and the lovely Asahi River that flows through the heart of the city. In addition, Okayama is well-known for its place in Japanese folklore, especially the story of Momotaro, the Peach Boy. Okayama City provides travelers with a fascinating variety of activities, from touring historic temples to taking in the modern dining and shopping scenes. Okayama City is known for its unique blend of heritage and modernity.

Name Okayama
Country Japan
Continent Asia
Came in existance Aug-10
Previous name any Kurashiki
Area in KM 789.92 km2
Area in miles 304.99 sq mi
Population 714,583
Population Density 893 persons per km².
Lat Long 34°39’N / 133°55’E
Name of Monuments Momotaro Statue, The monument of Sankanbanrei, Origin Monument of Ukita Tsutsumi, Maegata Shinden Reclamation Monument, Old Site of Yakageyado in Old Sanyo Highway, Rokkosei Memorial Statue
Places to Visit Korakuen Garden, Kibitsu Shrine, Inujima Seirensho Museum, Okayama Castle, Tsuhiko Kibi Shrine, Okayama Orient Museum, Ashimori, Handayama Botany, Nishigawa Canal Park, The Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art, Yumeji Art Museum, Momotaro Statue, Ikeda Zoo, Ujo Park, Momotaro Tourist Center, Saijo Inari Shrine, Saidaiji Temple, Okayama City Digital Museum
Time Zone t UTC+9
STD Code 81 -862
Zip Code Start 700-8544
Languages Japanese language
Mayor Masao Omori
Transportation Bus, Train, Taxi, Metro, Air plane
Rivers Takahashi
Lakes Lake Yubara. Dams.
Mountains Mt. Washu, Mt. Ojigatake, Mt. Kinko, Mt Tsuneyama, Mt. Abe
Airports Okayama Airport,