Imadate District, Fukui
Imadate is a district
Districts of Japan
The was most recently used as an administrative unit in Japan between 1878 and 1921 and is roughly equivalent to the county of the United States, ranking at the level below prefecture and above city, town or village. As of 2008, cities belong directly to prefectures and are independent from...

 located in Fukui
Fukui Prefecture
is a prefecture of Japan located in the Chūbu region on Honshū island. The capital is the city of Fukui.- Prehistory :The Kitadani Dinosaur Quarry, on the Sugiyama River within the city limits of Katsuyama, has yielded the Fukuiraptor kitadaniensis and Fukuisaurus tetoriensis as well as an unnamed...

, Japan
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As of October 1, 2005, the district has an estimated population
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 of 3,405 and a density
Population density
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 of 17.49 persons per km². The total area is 194.72 km².


  • On October 1, 2005 the city of Takefu
    Takefu, Fukui
    was a city located in Fukui, Japan. The city was established on April 1, 1948.On October 1, 2005 Takefu was merged with the town of Imadate, from Imadate District, to form the new city of Echizen....

     and the town of Imadate
    Imadate, Fukui
    was a town located in Imadate District, Fukui, Japan.Established in Shōwa 31 , Imadate was a fairly well-renowned center of Japanese paper making, or washi...

     merged to form the new city of Echizen
    Echizen, Fukui
    is a city in Fukui, Japan.Echizen took its present form on October 1, 2005, when the city of Takefu and the town of Imadate merged to form the new city, although the Echizen Basin has been an important regional center for over 1,500 years. It has many former castle sites and prehistoric...

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