Sagara, Shizuoka

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Sagara

相良町
Former municipality
Flag of Sagara
Flag
Official seal of Sagara
Emblem
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
CountryJapan
RegionChūbu (Tōkai)
PrefectureShizuoka Prefecture
DistrictHaibara
MergedOctober 11, 2005
(now part of Makinohara)
Area
 • Total58.14 km2 (22.45 sq mi)
Population
(April 1, 2005)
 • Total25,656
 • Density441/km2 (1,140/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreePine
 • FlowerNarcissis
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)

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.