Motosu District, Gifu
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This article is about the district in Gifu Prefecture, Japan. For the city with this name, see Motosu, Gifu.
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As of July 2011 the district has an estimated population of 18,389. The total area is 5.17 km².
The district has only one town.
- April 1, 1959-
- The village of Shinsei gained town status.
- The village of Sunan gained town status.
- As of 2003[update], the district comprises the former districts of Motosu, Mushiroda (席田郡), parts of Katagata (方県郡), and parts of Ōno (大野郡, not to be confused with Ōno District in Hida region)
- May 1, 2003-The towns of Sunami and Hozumi merged to form the new city of Mizuho.
- February 1, 2004-The towns of Itonuki, Motosu and Shinsei, and the village of Neo merged to become the new city of Motosu.
- The town of Kitagata was scheduled to merge with the city of Gifu but the deal was cancelled on August 31, 2004.
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