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Tadami, Fukushima

Tadami Town Hall
Tadami Town Hall
Flag of Tadami
Official seal of Tadami
Location of Tadami in Fukushima Prefecture
Location of Tadami in Fukushima Prefecture
Tadami is located in Japan
Country Japan
Region Tōhoku
Prefecture Fukushima Prefecture
District Minamiaizu District
 • Total 747.54 km2 (288.63 sq mi)
Population (September 2014)
 • Total 4,559
 • Density 6.1/km2 (16/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Beech
- Flower Magnolia kobus
- Bird Japanese Bush-warbler
- FIsh Iwana
Phone number 0241-82-5050
Address 1039 Ōaza Tadami Aza-Amazutsumi, Tadami-machi, Fukushima-ken 968-0421

Tadami (只見町 Tadami-machi) is a town located in Minamiaizu District, Fukushima Prefecture, in northern Honshu, Japan. As of September 2014, the town has an estimated population of 4,559 and a population density of 6.1 persons per km². The total area was 747.54  km². Tadami is famous locally for its own Snow Festival, where huge sculptures and replicas of monuments are cut out of Tadami's abundant snow.


Tadami is located the in mountainous western portion of the Aizu region of Fukushima Prefecture, bordered Niigata Prefecture to the west. The climate is like many other parts of northern Japan, with cold winters and heavy snowfalls.


  • Aizuasahidake
  • Asakusadake
  • Gamoudake



  • Lake Tadami
  • Lake Tagokura

Neighboring municipalities


The area of present-day Tadami was part of ancient Minamiaizu District.

Inahoku village was founded on April 1, 1889 with the establishment of the municipalities system. It changed its name on November 3, 1953 to Tadami. The village expanded on July 20, 1955 through a merger with neighboring Meiwa Village. Tadami was raised to town status in August 1, 1959 after merging with the village of Asahi.


Taki Dam on the Tadami River

Hydroelectric power generation from numerous dams on the Tadami River is the primary source of revenue for the town.


Elementary schools

  • Tadami Elementary School
  • Asahi Elementary School
  • Meiwa Elementary School

Junior high schools

  • Tadami Junior High School

High schools

  • Tadami High School




Local attractions

  • Tadami Hot Springs
  • Fukasawa Hot Springs
  • Mizukubo castle ruin
  • Tagokura Dam
  • Kurotani Shrine
  • Tadami Museum
  • Kawai Tsuginosuke Museum
  • Beech tree forest, listed on UNESCO Biosphere Reserves in 2014[1]


  1. ^ "Tadami in United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization".  

External links

  • Official website (Japanese)
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