Yabe, Fukuoka

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Former municipality
Yabe is located in Japan
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°9′N 130°49′E / 33.150°N 130.817°E / 33.150; 130.817Coordinates: 33°9′N 130°49′E / 33.150°N 130.817°E / 33.150; 130.817
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Fukuoka Prefecture
District Yame
Merged 1 February 2010
(now part of Yame)
 • Total 80.46 km2 (31.07 sq mi)
Population (28 June 2006)
 • Total 1,730
 • Tree Cryptomeria japonica, sakura
 • Flower Rhododendron
 • Bird Copper pheasant
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website Yabe Village

Yabe (矢部村, Yabe-mura) was a village located in Yame District, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.

Yabe is located at 330m above sea level. The average temperature is 14 °C and the average annual precipitation is 2,706mm.

As of 2006, the village had an estimated population of 1,730 and a density of 21.50 persons per km2. The total area was 80.46 km2.

On 1 February 2010, Yabe, along with the towns of Kurogi and Tachibana, and the village of Hoshino (all from Yame District), was merged into the expanded city of Yame.