Tomika, Gifu

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Tomika

富加町
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Tomika Town Hall
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Location of Tomika in Gifu Prefecture
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Tomika
 
Coordinates: 35°29′5″N136°58′46.7″E / 35.48472°N 136.979639°E / 35.48472; 136.979639 Coordinates: 35°29′5″N136°58′46.7″E / 35.48472°N 136.979639°E / 35.48472; 136.979639
Country Japan
Region Chūbu
Prefecture Gifu
District Kamo
Government
  MayorHiromichi Sakai
Area
  Total16.82 km2 (6.49 sq mi)
Population
 (December 31, 2018)
  Total5,714
  Density340/km2 (880/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
City symbols 
- Tree Enkianthus perulatus
Phone number0574-54-2111
AddressTakida 1511, Tomika-chō, Kamo-gun, Gifu-ken 501-3392
Website Official website
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Matsui sake brewery, established in 1795

Tomika (富加町, Tomika-chō) is a town located in Kamo District, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. As of 31 December 2018, the town had an estimated population of 5,714 and a population density of 340 persons per km2, in 1962 households. [1] The total area of the town was 57.09 square kilometres (22.04 sq mi).

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Geography

Tomika is located in south-central Gifu Prefecture. The city is bordered by Seki to the west and Minokamo to the east. Mount Nashiwari is within the town's boundaries. The Kawaura and Tsubo Rivers flow through the town. The town has a climate characterized by characterized by hot and humid summers, and mild winters (Köppen climate classification Cfa). The average annual temperature in Tomika is 15.1 °C. The average annual rainfall is 2074 mm with September as the wettest month. The temperatures are highest on average in August, at around 27.8 °C, and lowest in January, at around 3.3 °C. [2]

Neighbouring municipalities

Demographics

Per Japanese census data, [3] the population of Tomika has increased slightly over the past 40 years.

Census YearPopulation
19704,863
19805,635
19905,898
20005,835
20105,516

History

The area around Tomika was part of traditional Mino Province. During the Edo period, the area was tenryō territory controlled directly by the Tokugawa shogunate. With the post^Meiji restoration cadastral reforms, Kamo District within Gifu Prefecture was created, and the village of Tomida was established on April 1, 1897. Tomida merged with the village of Kajita on July 1, 1954, forming the village of Tomika (taking its name from Tomida (田) and Kajita (冶田)) Tomika was elevated to town status on July 1, 1974. A referendum to merge into the city of Minokamo, was defeated in 2004.

Education

Tomika has one public elementary school operated by the town government, and one public junior high school operated jointly between Tomika and neighbouring Minokamo. The town does not have a high school.

Transportation

Railway

Highway

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