Sagara, Shizuoka

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Sagara
相良町
Former municipality
Location of Sagara in Shizuoka Prefecture
Location of Sagara in Shizuoka Prefecture
Sagara is located in Japan
Sagara
Sagara
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°41′11″N 138°11′55″E / 34.6863°N 138.1987°E / 34.6863; 138.1987Coordinates: 34°41′11″N 138°11′55″E / 34.6863°N 138.1987°E / 34.6863; 138.1987
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Tōkai)
Prefecture Shizuoka Prefecture
District Haibara
Merged October 11, 2005
(now part of Makinohara)
Area
 • Total 58.14 km2 (22.45 sq mi)
Population (April 1, 2005)
 • Total 25,656
 • Density 441/km2 (1,140/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Pine
 • Flower Narcissis
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)

Sagara (相良町, Sagara-chō) was a town located in Haibara District, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.

As of April 1, 2005, the town had an estimated population of 25,656 and a population density of 441 persons per km². The total area was 58.14 km².

On October 11, 2005, Sagara, along with the town of Haibara (also from Haibara District), was merged to create the city of Makinohara, and thus no longer exists as an independent municipality.

During the Edo period, Sagara was the center of Sagara Domain. It was incorporated as a town in 1889.