Where is Tama?
The Tama area has 30 municipalities and is located on the western side of Tokyo. Much nature remains, covering an area of 1,160 km². With easy access to central Tokyo and a population of approximately 4.23 million, there are many people living in the area. Good for living and playing. Tama is such an attractive area.
Tama City began as Tama Village when the municipal system was enacted. There are various theories as to the origin of the word “Tama,” but the most popular theory is that the Tamba River was born in the Tambayama region of Yamanashi Prefecture, upstream from the Tama River, and the name of the river gave rise to the name of the county, Tama-gun.