Kani, Gifu

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Kani
可児市
City
Flag of Kani
Flag
Location of Kani in Gifu Prefecture
Location of Kani in Gifu Prefecture
Kani is located in Japan
Kani
Kani
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°26′N 137°4′E / 35.433°N 137.067°E / 35.433; 137.067Coordinates: 35°26′N 137°4′E / 35.433°N 137.067°E / 35.433; 137.067
Country Japan
Region Chūbu
Prefecture Gifu Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Shigeki Tomida[1]
Area
 • Total 87.60 km2 (33.82 sq mi)
Population (July 2011[2])
 • Total 97,435
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Japanese Black Pine
- Flower Satsuki azalea and rose
Address Hiromi 1-1, Kani-shi, Gifu-ken
509-0292
Phone number 0574-62-1111
Website City of Kani

Kani (可児市 Kani-shi?) is a city located in Gifu Prefecture, Japan.

As of July 2011, the city has an estimated population of 97,435 and a population density of 1,100 persons per km². The total area is 87.60 km².

The city was founded on April 1, 1982 when the town of Kani (可児町 Kani-chō?) gained city status. The town of Kani was formed in 1955 by a merger of 7 towns and villages in the western part of Kani District.

On May 1, 2005, the town of Kaneyama (also from Kani District) was merged into Kani.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 市長の部屋から. Kani official website (in Japanese). Retrieved August 11, 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. ^ 可児市の概要. Kani official website (in Japanese). Retrieved August 11, 2011. 

External links[edit]

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