Shirakawa-go 白川郷, White River Old-District Attraction
#501-56 Hatotani-517 Shirakawa-Village Ohno-District Gifu Pref.
Shirakawa Village is located in the northwestern part of Gifu Pref. and is next to Gokayama Village in Toyama pref., and west of the village are the Hakusan Mountains which border Ishikawa Pref. and Gifu Pref.. It is a typical mountain village that is surrounded by mountains. Mountains and forests account for 96% of the area and the remaining 0.4% is cultivated land.