Sekigahara, Gifu

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Sekigahara
関ケ原町
Town
Flag of Sekigahara
Flag
Location of Sekigahara in Gifu Prefecture
Location of Sekigahara in Gifu Prefecture
Sekigahara is located in Japan
Sekigahara
Sekigahara
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°22′N 136°28′E / 35.367°N 136.467°E / 35.367; 136.467Coordinates: 35°22′N 136°28′E / 35.367°N 136.467°E / 35.367; 136.467
Country Japan
Region Chūbu
Prefecture Gifu Prefecture
District Fuwa
Government
 • Mayor Kentarō Azai
Area
 • Total 49.29 km2 (19.03 sq mi)
Population (July 2011[1])
 • Total 7,965
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Japanese Cedar[2]
- Flower Ume[2]
Address Ōaza Sekigahara 894-58, Sekigahara-chō, Fuwa-gun, Gifu-ken
503-1592
Phone number 0584-43-1111
Website Town of Sekigahara

Sekigahara (関ケ原町 Sekigahara-chō?) is a town located in Fuwa District, Gifu Prefecture, Japan.

As of July 2011, the town has an estimated population of 7,965. The total area is 49.29 km².

In 1600, the Battle of Sekigahara took place here.

History[edit]

  • April 1, 1928 - The village of Sekigahara is officially established as a town.
  • 1954 - Merged with the village of Imasu, as well as part of the neighboring town of Tarui.
  • 2004 - Rejected a proposed merger with the neighboring city of Ōgaki.

Transportation[edit]

Rail[edit]

Notes[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. 
  2. ^ a b 町のプロフィール>町章と町民憲章. Sekigahara official website (in Japanese). Retrieved August 14, 2011. 

External links[edit]

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