Gifu – prefecture located in the Chubu region on Honshu island, Japan. In Gifu Prefecture is located 21 cities and 9 counties (19 towns and two villages).
Gifu Prefecture is located in the heart of Japan. This is a fairly large territory at prefecture with a population of over 2 million. Man. The main types of industry: agriculture and manufacturing ostrorezhuschih objects of steel.
The capital of the prefecture is the city of the same name – Gifu. We can say that the city of Gifu is the “heart” of Japan, as it is located in the heart of the most central of the country Prefecture. The city’s population is relatively small – 410 thousand people.. Almost close to the city center stands one of the main attractions of the city – Mount Kinkadzan (Mountain of the Golden Flower, 329 meters).