Inabu, Aichi

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Inabu
稲武町
Former municipality
Location of Inabu in Aichi Prefecture
Location of Inabu in Aichi Prefecture
Inabu is located in Japan
Inabu
Inabu
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°12′57.56″N 137°30′32.06″E / 35.2159889°N 137.5089056°E / 35.2159889; 137.5089056Coordinates: 35°12′57.56″N 137°30′32.06″E / 35.2159889°N 137.5089056°E / 35.2159889; 137.5089056
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Tōkai)
Prefecture Aichi Prefecture
District Higashikamo
Merged April 1, 2005
(now part of Toyota)
Area
 • Total 98.36 km2 (37.98 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 2,928
 • Density 30/km2 (80/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Cryptomeria
 • Flower Azalea
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)

Inabu (稲武町?, Inabu-chō) was a town located in Higashikamo District, in the mountainous section of north-central Aichi Prefecture, Japan, bordering Gifu Prefecture and Nagano Prefecture.

As of the 2005 census the town had a population of 2,928. Its total area was 98.36 km².

During the early Meiji period cadastral reforms, the villages of Inahashi and Busetsu were established on October 1, 1889. The two villages merged to form the town of Inabu in 1940. Until September 30, 2003, the town was located within Kitashitara District, but from October 1, 2003 to March 31, 2005, the town was located within Higashikamo District.

On April 1, 2005, Inabu, along with the town of Fujioka, the village of Obara (both from Nishikamo District), the towns of Asuke and Asahi, and the village of Shimoyama (all from Higashikamo District), was merged into the expanded city of Toyota, and has ceased to exist as an independent municipality.