Haruno, Shizuoka

Summary

Haruno (春野町, Haruno-chō) was a town located in Shūchi District, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. Haruno was founded as a town on September 30, 1956.

Haruno
春野町
Former municipality
Flag of Haruno
Official seal of Haruno
Location of Haruno in Shizuoka Prefecture
Location of Haruno in Shizuoka Prefecture
Haruno is located in Japan
Haruno
Haruno
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°00′08″N 137°54′23″E / 35.0022°N 137.9063°E / 35.0022; 137.9063Coordinates: 35°00′08″N 137°54′23″E / 35.0022°N 137.9063°E / 35.0022; 137.9063
CountryJapan
RegionChūbu (Tōkai)
PrefectureShizuoka Prefecture
DistrictShūchi
MergedJuly 1, 2005
(now part of Tenryū-ku, Hamamatsu)
Area
 • Total252.17 km2 (97.36 sq mi)
Population
 (June 1, 2005)
 • Total5,953
 • Density23.6/km2 (61/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+09:00 (JST)
Symbols
BirdJapanese bush-warbler
FlowerAzalea
TreeMaple

As of June 1, 2005, the town had an estimated population of 5,953 and a density of 23.6 persons per km2. The total area was 252.17 km2. Mount Akiba was located within the town limits.

On July 1, 2005, Haruno, along with the cities of Tenryū and Hamakita, the towns of Hosoe, Inasa and Mikkabi (all from Inasa District), the towns of Misakubo and Sakuma, the village of Tatsuyama (all from Iwata District), and the towns of Maisaka and Yūtō (both from Hamana District), was merged into the expanded city of Hamamatsu, and is now part of Tenryū-ku, Hamamatsu.

External linksEdit

  • Hamamatsu official website (in Japanese)