Obama, Nagasaki

Obama (小浜町, Obama-chō?) was the name of a town located in Minamitakaki District, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan.

On October 11, 2005 Obama was merged with the towns of Aino, Azuma, Chijiwa, Kunimi, Minamikushiyama and Mizuho, all from Minamitakaki District, to form the new city of Unzen.

Located at the foot of Mount Unzen, the area is famous for volcanic hot springs (onsen) named Obama Onsen and Unzen Onsen.

As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 10,836 and a density of 213.14 persons per km². The total area was 50.84 km². The town celebrated when Barack Obama became president of the United States.

Coordinates: 32°43′19″N 130°12′29″E / 32.722°N 130.208°E / 32.722; 130.208