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A city of central Honshu, Japan, north-northwest of Nagoya. A manufacturing center, the city was rebuilt after a devastating earthquake and fire in 1891.


(Placename) a city in Japan, on central Honshu: hot springs, textile and paper lantern manufacturing. Pop: 401 269 (2002 est)



a city on S Honshu, in central Japan. 410,368.
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The fictional town of Itomori, where half of movie takes place, was set in Japan's Gifu Prefecture.
1) The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Gifu University School of Medicine, 1-1 Yanagido, Gifu 501-1193, Japan
a developer and manufacturer of specialty waterborne polyolefin emulsions, and chemical trading company, based in Gifu, Japan.
6 hectares of land housing its subsidiary factory in Minokamo, Gifu Prefecture, which was closed in March, Gifu Gov.
Voting began Sunday in a gubernatorial election in Gifu Prefecture, central Japan, with the incumbent backed by several major parties seeking a third four-year term in a race against a challenger from the Japanese Communist Party.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-August 1, 2011--JCR raises Gifu Bank's senior debt rating to A(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
M2 EQUITYBITES-August 1, 2011--JCR raises Gifu Bank's senior debt rating to A(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
The government of central Gifu prefecture is urging its staff to go home for a nap between 1:00 and 3:00 pm to cut down on air conditioning and other power usage during the sweltering summer months of July to September.
This retrospective study was approved by the Institutional Review Board of the Graduate School of Medicine, Gifu University, Gifu, Japan.
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ has decided to purchase about 30 billion yen worth of preferred shares in Gifu Bank, a struggling regional bank that has been in merger talks with another regional bank, sources close to the matter said Thursday.
Global Banking News-September 24, 2010--Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ offers JPY30bn in aid to Gifu Bank(C)2010 ENPublishing - http://www.
GIFU, Japan - One body was recovered by helicopter Monday from a mountain in Gifu Prefecture where three climbers went missing, while seven alpinists were rescued from another mountain in the prefecture, police said.