Yabu (養父市 Yabu-shi) is a city located in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.
As of February 29, 2012, the city has an estimate population of 26,879 people, with 9,761 households, and a population density of 63.59 persons per km². The total area is 422.70 km².
The modern city of Yabu was established on April 1, 2004, from the merger of the former town of Yabu, absorbing the towns of Oya, Sekinomiya and Yoka (all from Yabu District).
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