Kani River

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Kani River
Matsuno Dam lake.jpg
Lake at Matsuno Dam on the Kani River
Native name 可児川
Country Japan
Physical characteristics
Main source Mizunami, Gifu
River mouth Kiso River
Basin features
River system Kiso River

The Kani River (可児川, Kani-gawa) is a river in Japan which originates in the city of Mizunami in Gifu Prefecture, and flows into the Kiso River.


The river originates in the western portion of Mizunami, and flows through the city of Kani. On the upper portion of the river, the Kobuchi Dam was constructed to improve flood control and protect the water for agricultural use.