|— City —|
|• Mayor||Toshio Takeuchi (since November 1999)|
|• Total||103.26 km2 (39.87 sq mi)|
|Population (October 1, 2010)|
|• Density||1,355.14/km2 (3,509.8/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|- Tree||Cryptomeria japonica|
|- Flower||Prunus mume|
|- Bird||Cettia diphone|
|Address||1-11-1 Higashi-ome, Ome-shi, Tokyo
Ōme (青梅市 Ōme-shi ) is a city located in Tokyo, Japan. As of October 1, 2010, the city has an estimated population of 139,932 and a population density of 1,355.14 persons per km². The total area is 103.26 km².
The city was founded on April 1, 1951 by the combination three smaller villages. The name Ōme was taken from the original town of Ōme, which was famous for its Japanese apricots. Later in 1955, four additional villages joined with Ōme to become what it is today. It has been connected directly to the central parts of Tokyo (then Edo) since 1603 via the Ōme-Kaidō.
The city operates public elementary and junior high schools. The Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education operates the following public high schools.
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