Location of Sakahogi in Gifu Prefecture
|• Mayor||Muneyuki Minamiyama|
|• Total||12.89 km2 (4.98 sq mi)|
|Population (July 2011)|
|• Density||660/km2 (1,700/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|Address||Torikumi 46-18, Sakahogi-Chō, Kamo-gun, Gifu-ken
|Website||Town of Sakahogi|
As of July 2011, the town has an estimated population of 8,443. The total area is 12.89 km². The town was formed in 1968.
Sakahogi was formed on October 1, 1968 when the village of Sakahogi (坂祝村 Sakahogi-mura?) gained town status. The village of Sakahogi was formed on April 1, 1897 by a merger of the villages of Sakakura, Torikumi, Ōhari, Kuroiwa, Fukagaya, Katsuyama and Fukada, and got its name from Sakahogi shrine. In 1950 the Fukada part of Sakahogi was merged into the town of Ōta, now a part of Minokamo.
Media related to Sakahogi, Gifu at Wikimedia Commons
- Sakahogi official website (Japanese)
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