Kakamigahara

Kakamigahara

Kakamigahara, city (1990 pop. 129,680), Gifu prefecture, central Honshu, Japan. It is an agricultural and commercial center.
is a city located in the Gifu Prefecture of central Japan. It was founded on 1 April 1963 by the merger of Naka, Sohara, Unuma, and Inaba. Kakamigahara covers a total area of . On 1 March 2008 the city had an estimated population of 145,202 inhabitants, giving a population density of 1,654 persons per km².

Although the city was officially named Kakamigahara, it is also called Kakamihara, Kagamihara, or Kagamigahara by tradition.

Mergers

On 1 November 2004, Kakamigahara merged with the former town of Kawashima.

Geography

Adjacent cities and districts

Gifu Prefecture

Educational institutions

Universities and colleges

  • Tokai Gakuin University
  • Chubu Gakuin University
  • Tokai Women's Junior College

High schools

  • Gifu Prefectural Kakamihara Senior High School
  • Gifu Prefectural Kakamigahara Nishi Senior High School
  • Gifu Prefectural Gifu-Kakamino High School

Transportation

Railways

Highways

Bridges

Sister/friendship cities

Domestic

External links

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