Imadate, Fukui

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Imadate (今立町, Imadate-chō) was a town located in Imadate District, Fukui Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 13,469 and a density of 296.48 persons per km². The total area was 45.43 km².

On October 1, 2005, Imadate, along with the city of Takefu, was merged to create the city of Echizen.

Established in 1956, Imadate was a fairly well-renowned center of Japanese paper making, or washi. The town was situated approximately 10 miles (16 km) southeast of the prefectural capital of Fukui shi, and 5 miles (8 km) east of the city of Takefu.