Inasa, Shizuoka

Summary

Inasa (引佐町, Inasa-chō) was a town located in Inasa District, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. Inasa became a town on May 1, 1955.

Inasa
引佐町
Former municipality
Flag of Inasa
Official seal of Inasa
Location of Inasa in Shizuoka Prefecture
Location of Inasa in Shizuoka Prefecture
Inasa is located in Japan
Inasa
Inasa
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°49′07″N 137°40′43″E / 34.81861°N 137.67861°E / 34.81861; 137.67861Coordinates: 34°49′07″N 137°40′43″E / 34.81861°N 137.67861°E / 34.81861; 137.67861
CountryJapan
RegionChūbu (Tōkai)
PrefectureShizuoka Prefecture
DistrictInasa
MergedJuly 1, 2005
(now part of Kita-ku, Hamamatsu)
Area
 • Total121.18 km2 (46.79 sq mi)
Population
 (April 1, 2005)
 • Total14,481
 • Density119.5/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+09:00 (JST)
Symbols
FlowerAzalea
TreeJapanese cypress

As of April 1, 2005, the town had an estimated population of 14,481 and a density of 119.5 persons per km2. The total area was 121.18 km2.

On July 1, 2005, Inasa, along with the cities of Tenryū and Hamakita, the town of Haruno (from Shūchi District), the towns of Hosoe 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 Kita-ku, Hamamatsu City.

Sister citiesEdit

Inasa used to be a sister city with Chehalis, Washington, in the United States.