Yabuki, Fukushima

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Location of Yabuki in Fukushima Prefecture
Location of Yabuki in Fukushima Prefecture
Yabuki is located in Japan
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 37°12′N 140°19′E / 37.200°N 140.317°E / 37.200; 140.317Coordinates: 37°12′N 140°19′E / 37.200°N 140.317°E / 37.200; 140.317
Country Japan
Region Tōhoku
Prefecture Fukushima Prefecture
District Nishishirakawa
 • Total 60.37 km2 (23.31 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 17,976
 • Density 300/km2 (770/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website Town of Yabuki

Yabuki (矢吹町 Yabuki-machi?) is a town located in Nishishirakawa District, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2013, the town has an estimated population of 17,976 and a density of 297.76 persons per km². The total area is 60.37 km².

It has four elementary schools (Nakahata, Mikami, Zengo and Yabuki), one junior high and one high school (Konan).

Kiyoshi Nakahata, who belonged to the Yomiuri Giants baseball team from 1975 to 1989, is from Yabuki town.

The Yabuki Junior High School track and field team took part in the 2006 national Ekiden competition.

It has a restaurant in the Gusto chain.

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