Ōgaki, Gifu

Ōgaki (Japanese大 垣 市, -shi) is a city in the Japanese prefecture of Gifu.

Geography

Ōgaki located west of Gifu.

The river Nagara flows through the city from the northeast to the southeast.

History

The city Ōgaki was founded on April 1, 1918.

Traffic

  • Street: National Road 21
  • Nakasendō
  • JR Tōkaidō Main Line, Railway Station Ōgaki, to Tokyo or Kobe

Attractions

  • Matsuo Bashō - Museum

Sons and daughters of the town

  • Nanjo Bun'yū ( Researchers at the Sanskrites )
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi ( wrestler )

Twinning

  • People's Republic of China Handan
  • Germany Stuttgart ( city friendship )
  • Belgium Namur

Adjacent Cities and Towns

  • Gifu
  • Hashima
  • Mizuho
  • Sekigahara
  • Maibara
  • Inabe
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