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Mizunami, Gifu

Flag of Mizunami
Location of Mizunami in Gifu Prefecture
Location of Mizunami in Gifu Prefecture
Mizunami is located in Japan
Location in Japan
Country Japan
Region Chūbu
Prefecture Gifu Prefecture
 • Mayor Kōji Mizuno
 • Total 175.00 km2 (67.57 sq mi)
Population (July 2011[1])
 • Total 40,030
 • Density 230/km2 (590/sq mi)
 • Tree Pine
 • Flower Balloon flower
 • Bird Japanese Bush-warbler
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City Hall Address Uedaira-chō 1-1, Mizunami-shi, Gifu-ken
Phone number 0572-68-2111
Website City of Mizunami

Mizunami (瑞浪市 Mizunami-shi) is a city located in the Tōnō region of Gifu Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on April 1, 1954.

As of July 2011, the city has an estimated population of 40,030 and a population density of 230 persons per km². The total area is 175.00 km².

Mizunami's biggest claim to fame came in 1995, when the largest ceramic plate in the world, as recognised by the Guinness Book of Records, was created by the Inatsu Town Planning Association in the city. It measures 2.8 metres in diameter. [2]


  1. ^ 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. 

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  • Mizunami City official website

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