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421 Oak Street
Cincinnati, OH 45219
President@cincincinnatisistercity.org

For info on programs contact the individual sister cities

    For The Indian Film Festival Featuring Indie South Asian films

contact 513 886 5817

CURRENT OFFICERS

Chairman, Treasurer

Steve Rindsberg

Contact: chair@cincinnati-gifu.org

VICE CHAIRMAN

Motoi Nishihata

Contact: vice-chair@cincinnati-gifu.org

SECRETARY

Shoko Konuma

Contact: secretary@cincinnati-gifu.org

GIFU REPRESENTATIVE

BOARD MEMBER AT LARGE

Shoko Kanuma

Contact: gifurep@cincinnati-gifu.org

Click the flag for detailed information about Gifu

About Gifu


Became a Sister City: May 11, 1988
Population: 413,099
Land Area: 203 miles
Distance from Fountain Square: 6659 mi

 

Gifu city has a population of 413,070 and is located in central Japan on the island of Honshu. Gifu City is home to natural beauties, rich cultural traditions, modern shops and restaurants and famous hot springs. The region features the famous Nagara River, known for its especially clear waters, which flow through the heart of the city. Gifu is also known for Mt. Kinka, which rises above the heart of the city crowned Gifu Castle, which dates to the 13th century. Gifu City is most famous for its 1300-year-old cormorant fishing tradition, which uses the birds to catch fish attracting thousands of tourists each year.

If you visit the Twin Lakes in Eden Park, you will discover the statue of a cormorant fisherman adjacent to beautiful flowering cherry trees.

Please visit the Cincinnati-Gifu Sister City site