Mizunami, Gifu

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Mizunami
瑞浪市
City
Flag of Mizunami
Flag
Location of Mizunami in Gifu Prefecture
Location of Mizunami in Gifu Prefecture
Mizunami is located in Japan
Mizunami
Mizunami
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°22′N 137°15′E / 35.367°N 137.250°E / 35.367; 137.250Coordinates: 35°22′N 137°15′E / 35.367°N 137.250°E / 35.367; 137.250
Country Japan
Region Chūbu
Prefecture Gifu Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Kōji Mizuno
Area
 • Total 175.00 km2 (67.57 sq mi)
Population (July 2011[1])
 • Total 40,030
 • Density 230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Pine
- Flower Balloon flower
- Bird Japanese Bush-warbler
Address Uedaira-chō 1-1, Mizunami-shi, Gifu-ken
509-6195
Phone number 0572-68-2111
Website City of Mizunami

Mizunami (瑞浪市 Mizunami-shi?) is a city located in the Tōnō region of Gifu Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on April 1, 1954.

As of July 2011, the city has an estimated population of 40,030 and a population density of 230 persons per km². The total area is 175.00 km².

Mizunami's biggest claim to fame came in 1995, when the largest ceramic plate in the world, as recognised by the Guinness Book of Records, was created by the Inatsu Town Planning Association in the city. It measures 2.8 metres in diameter. [1]

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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