Haruno, Shizuoka

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Former municipality
Location of Haruno in Shizuoka Prefecture
Location of Haruno in Shizuoka Prefecture
Haruno is located in Japan
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
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Tōkai)
Prefecture Shizuoka Prefecture
District Shūchi
Merged July 1, 2005
(now part of Tenryū-ku, Hamamatsu)
 • Total 252.17 km2 (97.36 sq mi)
Population (June 1, 2005)
 • Total 5,953
 • Density 23.6/km2 (61/sq mi)
 • Tree Maple
 • Flower Azalea
 • Bird Japanese bush-warbler
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)

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.

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.

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