Kani, Gifu

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Kani
可児市
City
Flag of Kani
Flag
Official seal of Kani
Symbol
Location of Kani in Gifu Prefecture
Location of Kani in Gifu Prefecture
Kani is located in Japan
Kani
Kani
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°26′N 137°4′E / 35.433°N 137.067°E / 35.433; 137.067Coordinates: 35°26′N 137°4′E / 35.433°N 137.067°E / 35.433; 137.067
Country Japan
Region Chūbu
Prefecture Gifu Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Shigeki Tomida[1]
Area
 • Total 87.60 km2 (33.82 sq mi)
Population (July 2011[2])
 • Total 97,435
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Japanese Black Pine
 • Flower Satsuki azalea and rose
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address Hiromi 1-1, Kani-shi, Gifu-ken
509-0292
Website www.city.kani.lg.jp

Kani (可児市, Kani-shi) is a city located in Gifu Prefecture, Japan.

As of July 2011, the city has an estimated population of 97,435 and a population density of 1,100 persons per km². The total area is 87.60 km².

The city was founded on April 1, 1982 when the town of Kani (可児町, Kani-chō) gained city status. The town of Kani was formed in 1955 by a merger of 7 towns and villages in the western part of Kani District.

On May 1, 2005, the town of Kaneyama (also from Kani District) was merged into Kani.[3]

Primary and secondary schools[edit]

International schools:

References[edit]

  1. ^ 市長の部屋から. Kani official website (in Japanese). Retrieved August 11, 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. ^ 可児市の概要. Kani official website (in Japanese). Retrieved August 11, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Escolas Brasileiras Homologadas no Japão" (Archive). Embassy of Brazil in Tokyo. Retrieved on October 13, 2015.

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