Gifu

Gifu Prefecture is a prefecture of located in the of . Gifu Prefecture has a population of 1,991,390 and has a geographic area of 10,621 square kilometres.
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is a city located in the south-central portion of Prefecture, , and serves as the prefectural capital. Photo: Damien McMahon, CC BY 2.0.

, sometimes called Hida-Takayama to distinguish it from other towns of the same name, is a city near the northern of Gifu prefecture, in the region of . Photo: Nickaura, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small/mid-sized city located 10 minutes by train from , the capital of Gifu Prefecture. Photo: Kichiverde, CC0.

Gujō is a city located in Gifu, . As of 1 February 2019, the city had an estimated population of 41,858, and a population density of 41 persons per km2, in 15,341 households. Photo: z tanuki, CC BY 3.0.

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is a city located in Gifu, . As of 1 March 2020, the city had an estimated population of 110,070 in 46,580 households, and a population density of 1200 people per km2. Photo: たじみ百景クラブ, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city located in Gifu, . As of 31 October 2017, the city had an estimated population of 33,283, and a population density of 39 persons per km2, in 12,253 households. Photo: 663highland, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city located in Gifu, . As of 1 December 2017, the city had an estimated population of 24,726, and a population density of 31 persons per km2, in 8,905 households. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is a city located in Gifu, . As of 1 June 2019, the city had an estimated population of 48,777, and a population density of 96.7 persons per km², in 19,820 households. Photo: Asturio Cantabrio, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a city located in Gifu, . As of 31 January 2018, the city had an estimated population of 58,567 in 24485 households, and a population density of 500 persons per km2. Photo: Alpsdake, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a city located in Gifu, . As of 1 January 2019, the city had an estimated population of 89,020 and a population density of 190 persons per km2 in 35,366 households. Photo: Tomomori, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a city located in Gifu, . As of 31 December 2018, the city had an estimated population of 20,749 in 8149 households, and a population density of 180 persons per km2. Photo: blue.reaf, CC BY 3.0.

is a town located in , Gifu Prefecture, . Photo: そらみみ, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Yōrō is a small town in southwestern Gifu Prefecture, nestled between the farming land of greater Nagoya and the mountains. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

is a town located in , Gifu Prefecture, . Photo: z tanuki, CC BY 3.0.

Shirakawa-gō, formally Shirakawa-mura, is a historic village in . Photo: 663highland, CC BY 2.5.

The are a group of 5 remote hot spring villages, nestled deep in the of Gifu Prefecture. Photo: 663highland, CC BY 2.5.

Gifu

Latitude of center
35.7867° or 35° 47' 12.3" north
Longitude of center
137.0461° or 137° 2' 45.9" east
Population
2,070,000
Elevation
651 metres (2136 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 3416105900
Geo­Names ID
1863640
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: Prefektur Gifu
  • Afrikaans: Gifu-prefektuur
  • Afrikaans: Gifu Prefektuur
  • Arabic: Gifu
  • Arabic: غيفو
  • Arabic: محافظة غيفو
  • Armenian: Գիֆու (պրեֆեկտուրա)
  • Armenian: Գիֆու
  • Asturian: Gifu (Xapón)
  • Asturian: Gifu (prefeutura)
  • Asturian: Gifu
  • Asturian: prefeutura de Gifu
  • Azerbaijani: Gifu prefekturası
  • Azerbaijani: Qifu
  • Basque: Gifu
  • Belarusian: Гіфу (прэфектура)
  • Belarusian: Гіфу
  • Belarusian: Прэфектура Гіфу
  • Belarusian: прэфектура Гіфу
  • Bengali: গিফু প্রশাসনিক অঞ্চল
  • Bulgarian: Гифу
  • Catalan: Prefectura de Gifu
  • Catalan: prefectura de Gifu
  • Cebuano: Gifu-ken
  • Central Kurdish: گیفو
  • Chechen: Гифу (префектура)
  • Chechen: Гифу
  • Chinese: Gihu-koān
  • Chinese: 岐阜县
  • Chinese: 岐阜県
  • Chinese: 岐阜縣
  • Crimean Tatar: Gifu prefektligi
  • Croatian: Gifu
  • Czech: Prefektura Gifu
  • Czech: prefektura Gifu
  • Danish: Gifu-præfekturet
  • Dutch: Gifu
  • Egyptian Arabic: جيفو (محافظه)
  • Egyptian Arabic: جيفو
  • English: Gifu Prefecture
  • Esperanto: Gifu-prefektujo
  • Esperanto: Gifu
  • Esperanto: Gifu prefektujo
  • Esperanto: Gubernio Gifu
  • Estonian: Gifu prefektuur
  • Finnish: Gifun prefektuuri
  • French: Gifu
  • French: Préfecture de Gifu
  • French: préfecture de Gifu
  • Galician: Prefectura de Gifu
  • Georgian: გიფუს პრეფექტურა
  • German: Gifu
  • German: Gifu-ken
  • German: JP-21
  • German: Präfektur Gifu
  • Greek: Γκίφου
  • Gujarati: ગીફુ પ્રીફેકચર
  • Hakka Chinese: Gifu-yen
  • Hausa: Gifu-yen
  • Hebrew: גיפו
  • Hindi: जिफू प्रीफेक्चर
  • Hungarian: Gifu prefektúra
  • Iloko: Gifu
  • Iloko: Prepektura ti Gifu
  • Indonesian: Prefektur Gifu
  • Irish: Maoracht Gifu
  • Italian: Prefettura di Gifu
  • Italian: prefettura di Gifu
  • Japanese: Gifu-ken
  • Japanese: ぎふ
  • Japanese: ぎふけん
  • Japanese: ギフ
  • Japanese: ギフケン
  • Japanese: 岐阜
  • Japanese: 岐阜県
  • Javanese: Prefektur Gifu
  • Javanese: Préfèktur Gifu
  • Kannada: ಜಿಫು ಪ್ರಿಫೆಕ್ಚರ್
  • Korean: 기후 현
  • Korean: 기후현
  • Lao: Prepektura ti Gifu
  • Latvian: Gifu prefektūra
  • Literary Chinese: 岐阜縣
  • Lithuanian: Gifu prefektūra
  • Luxembourgish: Gifu
  • Macedonian: Гифу
  • Malay: Gifu
  • Malay: Wilayah Gifu
  • Marathi: गिफू
  • Min Dong Chinese: Gifu-gâing
  • Min Nan Chinese: Gifu-koān
  • Min Nan Chinese: Gihu-koān
  • Min Nan Chinese: Gihu-kōan
  • Min Nan Chinese: Gihu Koān
  • Northern Frisian: Gifu (Prefektüür)
  • Northern Frisian: Gifu
  • Northern Sami: Gifu prefektuvra
  • Norwegian: Gifu
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Gifu
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Prefecturet Gifu
  • Novial: Gifu Prefecture
  • Novial: Gifu Prefekture
  • Pampanga: Gifu Prefecture
  • Pampanga: Prepektura ning Gifu
  • Persian: استان گیفو
  • Polish: Prefektura Gifu
  • Portuguese: Gifu
  • Portuguese: Prefeitura de Gifu
  • Romanian: Gifu
  • Romanian: Prefectura Gifu
  • Russian: Гифу
  • Scots: Gifu Prefectur
  • Serbian: Prefektura Gifu
  • Serbian: Гифу
  • Serbian: Префектура Гифу
  • Serbo-Croatian: Gifu
  • Serbo-Croatian: Prefektura Gifu
  • Sinhala: ගීෆු පළාත
  • Slovak: Gifu
  • South Azerbaijani: قیفو اوستانی
  • Spanish: Gifu
  • Spanish: Gifu Japon
  • Spanish: Gifu Japón
  • Spanish: Prefectura de Gifu
  • Sundanese: Gifu
  • Sundanese: Perfektur Gifu
  • Sundanese: Préféktur Gifu
  • Swahili: Mkoa wa Gifu
  • Swedish: Gifu
  • Swedish: Gifu län
  • Swedish: Gifu prefektur
  • Tagalog: Gifu Prefecture
  • Tagalog: Prepektura ng Gifu
  • Tagalog: Prepekturang Gipu
  • Tajik: Prefekturai Gifu
  • Tajik: Префектураи Гифу
  • Tamil: கிபியூ ப்ரீபெக்ட்டுறே
  • Tatar: Гифу (префектура)
  • Tatar: Гифу
  • Telugu: గిఫు ప్రిఫెక్చర్
  • Thai: จังหวัดกิฟุ
  • Turkish: Gifu
  • Turkish: Gifu prefektörlüğü
  • Ukrainian: Гіфу
  • Ukrainian: Префектура Гіфу
  • Ukrainian: Префектура Ґіфу
  • Ukrainian: Ґіфу
  • Urdu: گیفو پریفیکچر
  • Vietnamese: Gifu
  • Vietnamese: Kì Phụ Huyện
  • Vietnamese: Tỉnh Gifu
  • Waray (Philippines): Gifu
  • Waray (Philippines): Gifu Prefecture
  • Welsh: Gifu
  • Western Panjabi: ضلع گیفو
  • Wu Chinese: 岐阜县
  • Yue Chinese: 岐阜
  • Yue Chinese: 岐阜县
  • Yue Chinese: 岐阜縣
  • Gifu Ken

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