Seki, Gifu

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Seki
関市
City
Flag of Seki
Flag
Location of Seki in Gifu Prefecture
Location of Seki in Gifu Prefecture
Seki is located in Japan
Seki
Seki
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°30′N 136°55′E / 35.500°N 136.917°E / 35.500; 136.917Coordinates: 35°30′N 136°55′E / 35.500°N 136.917°E / 35.500; 136.917
Country Japan
Region Chūbu
Prefecture Gifu Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Kenji Ozeki[1]
Area
 • Total 472.84 km2 (182.56 sq mi)
Population (July 2011[2])
 • Total 91,239
 • Density 190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Japanese cedar[3]
 • Flower Chrysanthemum[3]
 • Bird Common kingfisher[3]
 • Fish Sweetfish[3]
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 3-1 Wakakusa-dōri, Seki-shi, Gifu-ken
501-3894
Website www.city.seki.gifu.jp

Seki (関市 Seki-shi?) is a city located in Gifu Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on October 15, 1950.

On February 7, 2005, the towns of Mugegawa and Mugi, and the villages of Horado, Itadori and Kaminoho (all from Mugi District) were merged into Seki.[4]

As of July 2011, the city has an estimated population of 91,239 and a population density of 190 persons per km2. The total area is 472.84 km2.

History[edit]

Sculptor Enkū died in Seki and is celebrated at the Enkū Museum.[5]

Educational institutions[edit]

Universities and colleges[edit]

High schools[edit]

  • Seki High School
  • Sekiuchi High School
  • Mugi Nishi High School
  • Mugi Higashi High School

Transportation[edit]

Railroad[edit]

Highways[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 市長のページ>市長プロフィール. Seki official web site (in Japanese). Retrieved October 6, 2011. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ a b c d 概要>市の花・木・鳥・魚・色. Seki official web site (in Japanese). Retrieved August 13, 2011. 
  4. ^ 概要>関市の10大ニュース(平成17年). Seki official website (in Japanese). Retrieved August 15, 2011. 
  5. ^ "円空館" [Enku Museum]. Seki City. Retrieved 8 March 2012. 

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