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Photo: Nara City Sightseeing Information Center, Kofuku-ji Temple
Photo taken by Tatehiko Yano
Takayama City

Head of City Government

Mr. Michihiro Kunishima MayorAssumed Takayama Mayor (third term) in 09, 2010

Location

Seal

Takayama city 
 

Area

2,177.61 km2 (2018)
The largest city in of all municipalities 


Population

88,810 (As of 05 01, 2018)
Men: 42,352        Women: 46,458
        

GDP

Nominal:  US$  11  billion
Real:  unknown  (in FY 2013)

Upper tier

Gifu Prefecture

Geographic features

Located in the northern part of Gifu prefecture, in the middle of the Hida region, it is the largest city in Japan, has about 81 km from east to west in width and about 55 km in north and south. The forests cover about 92.1% of the area, geographically divided by mountain, river, valley, pass, etc. and the difference of elevation altitude exceeds more than 2,000 m, the city has a varied topography.

Main industries

Wholesale, Retail trade, Lodging industry, Food service
  

Symbols

Tree / yew tree, Flower / Rhododendron reticulatum

Number of visitors

4.5 million (2016)

Official website

http://www.city.takayama.lg.jp/

Sources: Summary report in 2016, Tourism statistics in 2016, Official Website

(As of May, 2018)