Haibara, Shizuoka

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Haibara
榛原町
Former municipality
Flag of Haibara
Flag
Official seal of Haibara
Emblem
Location of Haibara in Shizuoka Prefecture
Location of Haibara in Shizuoka Prefecture
Haibara is located in Japan
Haibara
Haibara
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°45′35″N 138°13′20″E / 34.7596°N 138.2222°E / 34.7596; 138.2222Coordinates: 34°45′35″N 138°13′20″E / 34.7596°N 138.2222°E / 34.7596; 138.2222
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Tōkai)
Prefecture Shizuoka Prefecture
District Haibara
Merged October 11, 2005
(now part of Makinohara)
Area
 • Total 53.36 km2 (20.60 sq mi)
Population (April 1, 2005)
 • Total 24,989
 • Density 468.3/km2 (1,213/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Osmanthus
 • Flower Camellia
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)

Haibara (榛原町, Haibara-chō) was a town located in Haibara District, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.

As of April 1, 2005, the town had an estimated population of 24,989 and a density of 468.3 persons per km². The total area was 53.36 km².

On October 11, 2005, Haibara, along with town of Sagara (also from Haibara District), was merged to create the city of Makinohara, and thus no longer exists as an independent municipality.