Gifu Prefectur

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Gifu Prefectur
Japanese transcription(s)
 • Japanese 岐阜県
 • Rōmaji Gifu-ken

Seembol o Gifu Prefectur
Kintra Japan
Region Chūbu
Island Honshu
Caipital Gifu
Government
 • Govrenor Hajime Furuta
Area
 • Total 10,621.17 km2 (4,100.86 sq mi)
Area rank 7t
Population (August 2011[1])
 • Total 2,074,158
 • Rank 18t
 • Density 200/km2 (510/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code JP-21
Destricts 9
Municipalities 42
Flower Chinese milk vetch
(Astragalus sinicus)
Tree Japanese yew
(Taxus cuspidata)
Bird Rock ptarmigan
(Lagopus muta)
Fish Ayu
(Plecoglossus altivelis)
Website www.pref.gifu.lg.jp/English

Gifu Prefectur (岐阜県 Gifu-ken?) is a prefectur in the Chūbu region o central Japan.[2] Its caipital is the ceety o Gifu.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "岐阜県の人口・世帯数人口動態統計調査結果". Gifu prefectural website (in Japanese). Gifu Prefecture. Retrieved September 11, 2011. 
  2. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Gifu-ken" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 246 at Google Books; "Chūbu" in p. 126 at Google Books
  3. Nussbaum, "Gifu" in p. 246 at Google Books