Mikkabi, Shizuoka

Mikkabi (三ヶ日町, Mikkabi-chō) was a town located in Inasa District, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.

Mikkabi

三ヶ日町
Former municipality
Flag of Mikkabi
Flag
Official seal of Mikkabi
Emblem
Location of Mikkabi in Shizuoka Prefecture
Location of Mikkabi in Shizuoka Prefecture
Mikkabi is located in Japan
Mikkabi
Mikkabi
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°48′11″N 137°33′22″E / 34.80306°N 137.55611°E / 34.80306; 137.55611Coordinates: 34°48′11″N 137°33′22″E / 34.80306°N 137.55611°E / 34.80306; 137.55611
CountryJapan
RegionChūbu (Tōkai)
PrefectureShizuoka Prefecture
DistrictInasa
MergedJuly 1, 2005
(now part of Kita-ku, Hamamatsu)
Area
 • Total75.65 km2 (29.21 sq mi)
Population
 (June 1, 2005)
 • Total16,059
 • Density212.28/km2 (549.8/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeInumaki
 • FlowerCitrus unshiu (satsuma)
 • BirdJapanese white-eye
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)

At the time of its merger, the town had an estimated population of 16,059 and a density of 212.28 persons per km2. The total area was 75.65 km2.

On July 1, 2005, Mikkabi, along with the cities of Tenryū and Hamakita, the town of Haruno (from Shūchi District), the towns of Hosoe and Inasa (all from Inasa District), the towns of Misakubo and Sakuma, the village of Tatsuyama (all from Iwata District), and the towns of Maisaka and Yūtō (both from Hamana District), was merged into the expanded city of Hamamatsu, and is now part of Kita-ku, Hamamtsu City.

Mikkabi is known for its production of mikan oranges.