Kitagata, Gifu

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Kitagata
北方町
Town
Flag of Kitagata
Flag
Location of Kitagata in Gifu Prefecture
Location of Kitagata in Gifu Prefecture
Kitagata is located in Japan
Kitagata
Kitagata
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°26′N 136°41′E / 35.433°N 136.683°E / 35.433; 136.683Coordinates: 35°26′N 136°41′E / 35.433°N 136.683°E / 35.433; 136.683
Country Japan
Region Chūbu
Prefecture Gifu Prefecture
District Motosu
Government
 • Mayor Hideo Muroto
Area
 • Total 5.17 km2 (2.00 sq mi)
Population (July 2011[1])
 • Total 18,389
 • Density 3,600/km2 (9,200/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Ilex integra
- Flower Narcissus
- Bird Common Kingfisher
Address Kitagata 1323-5, Kitagata-chō, Motosu-gun, Gifu-ken
501-0492
Phone number 058-323-1111
Website Town of Kitagata

Kitagata (北方町 Kitagata-chō?) is a town located in Motosu District, Gifu Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2011, the town has an estimated population of 18,389. The total area is 5.17 km² (making it the smallest municipality of the country in area). The town is completely surrounded by the three cities of Gifu, Motosu and Mizuho.

References[edit]

  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. 

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