is a city
located in Fukuoka
As of 2003, the city has an estimated population of 39,372 and the density of 1,000.81 persons per km². The total area is 39.34 km².
The city was founded on April 1, 1954. On October 1, 2006, the city absorbed the town of Joyo from Yame District.
Yame natives include former livedoor CEO Takafumi Horie.