Nakakawane, Shizuoka

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Nakakawane
中川根町
Former municipality
Location of Nakakawane in Shizuoka Prefecture
Location of Nakakawane in Shizuoka Prefecture
Nakakawane is located in Japan
Nakakawane
Nakakawane
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°02′47″N 138°05′10″E / 35.0464°N 138.0860°E / 35.0464; 138.0860Coordinates: 35°02′47″N 138°05′10″E / 35.0464°N 138.0860°E / 35.0464; 138.0860
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Tōkai)
Prefecture Shizuoka Prefecture
District Haibara
Merged September 20, 2005
(now part of Kawanehon)
Area
 • Total 121.37 km2 (46.86 sq mi)
Population (April 1, 2005)
 • Total 6,022
 • Density 49.65/km2 (128.6/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Cryptomeria
 • Flower Azalea
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)

Nakakawane (中川根町?, Nakakawane-chō) was a town located in Haibara District, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.

As of September 1, 2005, the town had an estimated population of 6,022 and a density of 49.65 persons per km². The total area was 121.37 km². The area is famous for its green tea production.

On September 20, 2005, Nakakawane, along with the town of Honkawane (also from Haibara District), was merged to create the town of Kawanehon.