|Native name||津保川 (Japanese)|
|Length||45.8 km (28.5 mi)|
|River system||Kiso River|
The Tsubo River (津保川, Tsubo-gawa) has its source in the northeastern portion of the city of Seki, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. From there, it flows through Gifu and into the Nagara River. It is part of the Kiso River system.
The river passes through or forms the boundary of the following communities:
Gifu Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located in the Chūbu region of Honshu. Gifu Prefecture has a population of 1,991,390 and has a geographic area of 10,621 square kilometres (4,101 sq mi). Gifu Prefecture borders Toyama Prefecture to the north; Ishikawa Prefecture to the northwest, Fukui Prefecture and Shiga Prefecture to the west, Mie Prefecture to the southwest, Aichi Prefecture to the south, and Nagano Prefecture to the east.
Seki is a city located in Gifu, Japan. As of 1 January 2019, the city had an estimated population of 89,020 and a population density of 190 persons per km2 in 35,366 households. The total area of the city was 472.33 square kilometres (182.37 sq mi).
Mizuho is a city located in Gifu, Japan. As of 30 November 2018, the city had an estimated population of 54,686 and a population density of 1900 persons per km2, in 20866 households. The total area of the city was 28.19 square kilometres (10.88 sq mi).
Gujō is a city located in Gifu, Japan. As of 1 February 2019, the city had an estimated population of 41,858, and a population density of 41 persons per km2, in 15,341 households. The total area of the city was 851.21 square kilometres (328.65 sq mi). Gujo Hachiman, a part of the city that was an independent town until 2004, is well known for its large summer bon odori festival, Gujo Odori.
Mino is a city located in Gifu, Japan. As of 31 December 2018, the city had an estimated population of 20,749 in 8149 households, and a population density of 180 persons per km2. The total area of the city was 117.01 square kilometres (45.18 sq mi). The city is renowned for traditional Japanese Mino washi paper and its streets, which are in the style of the early Edo period (1603–1868). An urban area known as "Udatsu Townscape" (うだつのあがるまちなみ) is designated as an important traditional building group conservation area by the government on May 13, 1999.
Tomika 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. The total area of the town was 57.09 square kilometres (22.04 sq mi).
Hichisō is a town located in Kamo District, Gifu, Japan. As of 1 January 2019, the town had an estimated population of 3,801 in and a population density of 94 persons per km2, in 1437 households. The total area of the town was 7.91 square kilometres (3.05 sq mi).
Cormorant fishing is a traditional fishing method in which fishermen use trained cormorants to fish in rivers. Historically, cormorant fishing has taken place in Japan and China, as well as Greece, North Macedonia, and, briefly, England and France. It is first attested as a method used by the ancient Japanese in the Book of Sui, the official history of the Sui Dynasty of China, completed in 636 CE. This technique has also been used in other countries but is currently under threat in China.
The Nagara River has its source in the city of Gujō, Gifu Prefecture, and its mouth in the city of Kuwana, Mie Prefecture, Japan. Along with the Kiso River and Ibi River, the Nagara River is one of the Kiso Three Rivers of the Nōbi Plain. Previously, the river was named Sunomata River. With a length of 166 km (103 mi), it drains an area of 1,985 square kilometres (766 sq mi) in the Chūbu region and empties into Ise Bay. The government of Japan classifies it as a Class 1 river.
The Yahagi River is a river that flows from Nagano Prefecture's Mount Ōkawairi, through Gifu Prefecture, and enters Mikawa Bay from Aichi Prefecture in Japan. It is designated an A class river by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT).
The Tōkai-Hokuriku Expressway is a national expressway in the Chūbu region on the island of Honshū in Japan. It is managed by Central Nippon Expressway Company. The route is signed E41 under the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism's "2016 Proposal for Realization of Expressway Numbering."
The Shōnai River is a Class 1 river flowing through Gifu and Aichi prefectures in Japan. In Gifu Prefecture, it is also referred to as the Toki River ; around the city of Kasugai in Aichi Prefecture, it is referred to as the Tamano River. Fujimae-higata exists in the River mouth.
Chūnō (中濃) is the central portion of Gifu Prefecture in the Chūbu region of Japan. Before Gifu became a prefecture, the area was part of Mino Province. The Chūnō region received its name as a combination of the kanji for "middle" (中) and "Mino" (美濃). The borders of this region are not officially set, but it generally consists of thirteen municipalities. There are five cities in addition to the towns and village in the Kamo and Kani (Mitake) districts also fall into the Chūnō region. Occasionally, Gujō is separated from the Chūnō region and is said to be part of the Hokunō region.
Seki-Tomioka Station is a railway station in the city of Seki, Gifu Prefecture, Japan, operated by the third sector railway operator Nagaragawa Railway.
Sekiguchi Station is a railway station in the city of Seki, Gifu Prefecture, Japan, operated by the third sector railway operator Nagaragawa Railway.
Seki-Shimouchi Station is a railway station in the city of Seki, Gifu Prefecture, Japan, operated by the third sector railway operator Nagaragawa Railway.
The Aigiōhashi Bridge is a truss bridge over the Kiso River in Japan. It is an iron beam bridge which connects Kakamigahara in the Gifu Prefecture with Inuyama in the Aichi Prefecture. The bridge is part of Aichi-Gifu Prefectural Route 17, known as the Kōnanseki Route. The bridge is an essential link in the route from Nagoya and Komaki in Aichi Prefecture to Kakamigahara, Seki, and Gujō in Gifu Prefecture. Because there are no other bridges for 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) up- or downstream, the bridge is generally congested all day. The bridge was closed for a time in 1999 for maintenance.
The Itadori River is a river in Japan which flows through Gifu Prefecture. It is part of the Kiso River system.
The Kawaura River has its source in the city of Minokamo, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. It then forms the border between Minokamo and Kawabe and flows through Tomika, before flowing into the Tsubo River.
Enkū Museum is a museum dedicated to Japanese monk and sculptor Enkū in the city of Seki, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. Enkū was born in Mino Province, present-day Gifu Prefecture, in 1632 and died in Seki in 1695.