Inasa, Shizuoka

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Former municipality
Location of Inasa in Shizuoka Prefecture
Location of Inasa in Shizuoka Prefecture
Inasa is located in Japan
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°49′07″N 137°40′43″E / 34.81861°N 137.67861°E / 34.81861; 137.67861Coordinates: 34°49′07″N 137°40′43″E / 34.81861°N 137.67861°E / 34.81861; 137.67861
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Tōkai)
Prefecture Shizuoka Prefecture
District Inasa
Merged July 1, 2005
(now part of Kita-ku, Hamamatsu)
 • Total 121.18 km2 (46.79 sq mi)
Population (April 1, 2005)
 • Total 14,481
 • Density 119.5/km2 (310/sq mi)
 • Tree Japanese cypress
 • Flower Azalea
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)

Inasa (引佐町 Inasa-chō?) was a town located in Inasa District, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. Inasa became a town on May 1, 1955.

As of April 1, 2005, the town had an estimated population of 14,481 and a density of 119.5 persons per km². The total area was 121.18 km².

On July 1, 2005, Inasa, along with the cities of Tenryū and Hamakita, the town of Haruno (from Shūchi District), the towns of Hosoe 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 Kita-ku, Hamamatsu City.

Sister cities[edit]

Inasa used to be a sister city with Chehalis, Washington, in the United States.