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is a town
A town is a local administrative unit in Japan. It is a local public body along with prefecture , city , and village...
located in Watarai District
is a prefecture of Japan which is part of the Kansai regions on Honshū island. The capital is the city of Tsu.- History :Until the Meiji Restoration, Mie prefecture was known as Ise Province and Iga Province....
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As of 2010, the town has an estimated population
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of 15,268 and a density
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of 373 persons per km². The total area is 40.94 km².
Springtime in Tamaki-chō features cherry blossoms, rice fields, persimmon trees, nurseries and vegetable fields growing daikon, cabbage and more. There are many forests which have been designated as wildlife protection areas.
There is a train station in the town on the JR Rapid Mie line. Tamaki is also known for its castle, now in ruins. The castle was important as a base from which to control the surrounding area (including access to the Grand Shrines in Ise city). Now however there is a junior high school and a small park there.