city located in the south-central portion of Gifu Prefecture, Japan
Clockwise from top left: Cormorant fishing in Nagara River, Gifu Great Buddha Statue, View of Nagara River and Mount Kinka, Gifu City Tower 43, View of downtown Gifu from Mount Kinka panorama road, Gifu Castle
Location of Gifu in Gifu Prefecture
|• Mayor||Shigemitsu Hosoe|
|• Total||203.60 km2 (78.61 sq mi)|
(December 1, 2017)
|• Total||411,722 |
|Time zone||UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)|
|- Tree||Japanese Chinquapin |
|- Flower||Scarlet Sage|
|Address||18 Imazawa-chō, Gifu-shi, Gifu-ken 500-8701|
- This official symbol pays homage to Gifu's original name, Inokuchi (井口).
- "Gifu City official home page" (in Japanese). City of Gifu. 1 December 2017. Retrieved 26 December 2017.
- "市のシンボル（市章、市の花・木）". City of Gifu Official Web Site (in Japanese). City of Gifu. Retrieved 26 December 2017.
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- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Gifu" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 246; "Chūbu" at p. 126.
- Jacobs, A.J. "Japan's Evolving Nested Municipal Hierarchy: The Race for Local Power in the 2000s," Urban Studies Research, Vol. 2011 (2011), p. 8 [PDF 8 of 14]; retrieved 2012-12-5.