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Location of Sekigahara in Gifu Prefecture
|• Mayor||Kentarō Azai|
|• Total||49.29 km2 (19.03 sq mi)|
|Population (July 2011)|
|• Density||160/km2 (420/sq mi)|
|• Tree||Japanese Cedar|
|• Bird||Rock ptarmigan|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|City hall address||Ōaza Sekigahara 894-58, Sekigahara-chō, Fuwa-gun, Gifu-ken
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.
- 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.
- 2016 - Became a "sister city" of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. 
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