Wakasa, Fukui

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Wakasa
若狭町
Town
Flag of Wakasa
Flag
Official seal of Wakasa
Symbol
Location of Wakasa in Fukui Prefecture
Location of Wakasa in Fukui Prefecture
Wakasa is located in Japan
Wakasa
Wakasa
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°33′N 135°55′E / 35.550°N 135.917°E / 35.550; 135.917Coordinates: 35°33′N 135°55′E / 35.550°N 135.917°E / 35.550; 135.917
Country Japan
Region Chūbu region
Hokuriku region
Prefecture Fukui Prefecture
District Mikatakaminaka
Area
 • Total 178.65 km2 (68.98 sq mi)
Population (April 1, 2017)
 • Total 14,851
 • Density 83/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website www.town.fukui-wakasa.lg.jp

Wakasa (若狭町?, Wakasa-chō) is a town located in Mikatakaminaka District, Fukui Prefecture, Japan.

Wakasa was formed on March 31, 2005 by the merger of the former towns of Mikata, from Mikata District, and Kaminaka, from Onyū District.

As of April 1, 2017, the total estimated population of the merged towns is 14,851 with a density of 83 persons per km². The total area is 178.65 km².

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