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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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Gifu city government officials said about 250 people from 87 households were ordered to evacuate while the Kakamigahara city government urged 976 households to leave their homes.
Katsuyoshi Kawazu, 52, was said to have presented himself at a police station in the central Japan city of Gifu, after having read an evening newspaper report on his alleged abduction in Manila.
One recent exemplary scheme that brings together and explores these issues is the Kitagata Public Housing Project in Gifu Prefecture, just north of Nagoya in the central part of Japan.
Instron's 8500 digital test control systems will be used in both the Yamaguchi and Gifu facilities.
are running a market trial of on-demand television prior to rolling out full commercial service to 20 cities in Japan's Aichi, Gifu and Mie prefectures later this year.
27 gubernatorial election in Gifu Prefecture, central Japan, pitting the incumbent against a Communist challenger.
The all-you-can-ride pass, which will be valid for up to seven days between March 21 and June 30, will be sold for 7,000 yen for the Japan Alps route across Nagano, Aichi and Gifu prefectures, and 9,000 yen for the Sea of Japan route across Toyama, Fukui, Shiga, Gifu and Aichi prefectures.
NAGOYA - Juroku Bank said Wednesday it has decided to invest 5 billion yen in Gifu Bank to strengthen the financial standing of the struggling regional bank.
Tokyo, Japan, Nov 24, 2005 - (JCNN) - Hitachi announced on November 21 that the Juroku Bank in Gifu has adopted its proprietary finger vein authentication system and will begin offering a biometrics service for customers on December 26.
Tokyo, Japan, Aug 9, 2005 - (JCN Newswire) - Sanyo Epson Imaging Devices Corporation ("Sanyo Epson") has announced that Level 1 zero emissions (100% recycling of waste) has been achieved at the Gifu Plant as of June 30, 2005.
Police officer robbed of loaded gun, 2 men drive away in Gifu
Problems at facilities and lightening at five hydroelectric power stations in Toyama, Gifu and Nagano prefectures caused the supply interruptions, according to the Osaka-based utility operating in western Japan's Kansai region.