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]

Gifu Prefecture

岐阜県
Japanese transcription(s)
 • Japanese岐阜県
 • RōmajiGifu-ken
Official logo of Gifu Prefecture
Seembol
Location of Gifu Prefecture
KintraJapan
RegionChūbu
IslandHonshu
CaipitalGifu
Govrenment
 • GovrenorHajime Furuta
Area
 • Total10,621.17 km2 (4,100.86 sq mi)
Area rank7t
Population
 (August 2011[1])
 • Total2,074,158
 • Rank18t
 • Density200/km2 (510/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeJP-21
Destricts9
Municipalities42
FlouerChinese milk vetch
(Astragalus sinicus)
TreeJapanese yew
(Taxus cuspidata)
BirdRock ptarmigan
(Lagopus muta)
FishAyu
(Plecoglossus altivelis)
Websitewww.pref.gifu.lg.jp/English

ReferencesEedit

  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 11 September 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