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Ogasawara Village Skyline
|• Mayor||Kazuo Morishita|
|• Total||104.41 km2 (40.31 sq mi)|
|Population (October 2016)|
|• Density||26.5/km2 (69/sq mi)|
|• Tree||Screw pine|
|• Flower||Munin Himetsubaki (Schima mertensiana)|
|• Bird||Bonin white-eye|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|City hall address||Nishimachi, Chichi-jima, Ogasawara-mura, Tōkyō-to
Ogasawara (小笠原村? Ogasawara-mura) is a village (or, more accurately, a rural municipality) in Ogasawara Subprefecture, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan, that governs the Bonin Islands, Volcano Islands and three remote islands (Nishinoshima, Minami Torishima and Okinotorishima).
The municipality consists of the following groups and single isolated islands:
The population of the municipality resides on Chichi-jima (pop. about 2300) and Haha-jima (pop. about 500). The administration and village hall is located in the village of Omura on Chichi-jima. In addition, there is an air base with 400 soldiers on Iwojima of the Volcano Islands.
Ogasawara Village operates the island's public elementary and junior high schools.