Handa, Tokushima

Handa (半田町 Handa-chō) was a town located in Mima District, Tokushima, Japan.

As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 5,372 and a density of 104.27 persons per km². The total area was 51.52 km².

On March 1, 2005, Handa, along with the town of Sadamitsu, and the village of Ichiu (all from Mima District), was merged to create the town of Tsurugi.


Handa is situated in the valley created by the Handa River. Most of the population is concentrated near the mouth of the valley, near the Yoshino River. Yachiyo, the southern part of Handa, is mountainous and contains a number of peaks over 1000 meters.


Handa is served by Handa Junior High School, and Handa and Yachiyo elementary schools.



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