Anpachi, Gifu

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Anpachi
安八町
Town
Flag of Anpachi
Flag
Location of Anpachi in Gifu Prefecture
Location of Anpachi in Gifu Prefecture
Anpachi is located in Japan
Anpachi
Anpachi
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°20′N 136°40′E / 35.333°N 136.667°E / 35.333; 136.667Coordinates: 35°20′N 136°40′E / 35.333°N 136.667°E / 35.333; 136.667
Country Japan
Region Chūbu
Prefecture Gifu Prefecture
District Anpachi
Government
 • Mayor Tadashi Hori[1]
Area
 • Total 18.19 km2 (7.02 sq mi)
Population (July 2011[2])
 • Total 15,274
 • Density 840/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Mignonette[1]
- Flower Narcissus[1]
Address Kōritori 161, Anpachi-chō, Anpachi-gun, Gifu-ken
503-0198
Phone number 0584-64-3111
Website Town of Anpachi(Japanese)

Anpachi (安八町 Anpachi-chō?) is a town located in the Anpachi District, Gifu Prefecture, Japan.

As of July 2011, the town has an estimated population of 15,274. The total area of the town is 18.19 km². The Solar Ark, an over 300m long photovoltaic power generation facility is located in the town.[3]

History[edit]

In 1955, the three villages of Musubu, Namori and Maki merged to form the village of Anpachi. In 1960 the village of Anpachi gained town status, creating the current Anpachi.[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "A brief town profile". Anpachi official website. Retrieved August 14, 2011. 
  2. ^ "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. 
  3. ^ "見どころ>お立ち寄りスポット". Anpachi official website (in Japanese). Retrieved August 28, 2011. 
  4. ^ "都市計画マスタープラン". Anpachi official website (in Japanese). p. 2. Retrieved August 28, 2011. 

External links[edit]

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