Ibigawa, Gifu

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Ibigawa
揖斐川町
Town
Flag of Ibigawa
Flag
Location of Ibigawa in Gifu Prefecture
Location of Ibigawa in Gifu Prefecture
Ibigawa is located in Japan
Ibigawa
Ibigawa
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°29′N 136°34′E / 35.483°N 136.567°E / 35.483; 136.567Coordinates: 35°29′N 136°34′E / 35.483°N 136.567°E / 35.483; 136.567
Country Japan
Region Chūbu
Prefecture Gifu Prefecture
District Ibi
Government
 • Mayor Takao Sōmiya
Area
 • Total 803.68 km2 (310.30 sq mi)
Population (July 2011[1])
 • Total 23,398
 • Density 29/km2 (75/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Japanese Zelkova
 • Flower Prunus persica
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address Miwa 133, Ibigawa-chō, Ibi-gun, Gifu-ken
501-0692
Website www.town.ibigawa.gifu.jp

Ibigawa (揖斐川町?, Ibigawa-chō) is a town located in Ibi District, Gifu Prefecture, Japan.

On January 31, 2005 the former villages of Fujihashi, Kasuga, Kuze, Sakauchi, and Tanigumi merged with Ibigawa, resulting in a nearly 20-fold increase in area.

As of July 2011, the town has an estimated population of 23,398 and the total area is 803.68 km²[2] (up from 46.32 before the merger).

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. 
  2. ^ 町の位置・地勢. Town of Ibigawa website (in Japanese). Retrieved 9 August 2011. 

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