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Mibumachi Omocha Museum, Bandai Museum, Shinonome Park, Mibucho Total Park, Mibumachi Joshi Park
Mibu (壬生町, Mibu-machi) is a town located in Shimotsuga District, Tochigi Prefecture, in the northern Kantō region of Japan. As of May 2015, the town had an estimated population of 39,628 and a population density of 649 persons per km². Its total area was 61.06 km².
Mibu, Tochigi Wikipedia
Mibu is located in south-central Tochigi Prefecture.Tochigi Prefecture
The remains of many burial mounds from the Kofun period can be found in Mibu. During the Edo period, Mibu-shuku was a post station on a branch the Nikkō Kaidō connecting Edo with the shrines at Nikkō, and was also a castle town for Mibu Domain. After the Meiji restoration, Mibu town and the villages of Inaba and Minami-Inukai were created within Shimotsuga District on April 1, 1889 with the creation of the municipalities system. Inaba merged with Mibu on November 3, 1954 followed by Minami-Inukai on July 28, 1955.
The economy of Mibu is heavily dependent on agriculture.Dokkyo Medical University
Mibu has eight primary schools, two middle schools and one high school.
Tobu Railway – Tobu Utsunomiya Line
Mibu - Kuniya - Omocha-no-Machi - Yasuzuka
Kita-Kantō Expressway – Mibu PA/Mibu IC
Japan National Route 121
Japan National Route 352
Mibumachi Toy Museum
site of Mibu Castle
Yuko Oshima - actress and singer
Tsutomu Sato - politician