Hokkaido

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Hokkaidō is the northernmost of Japan's four main islands. Home to Japan's native Ainu people, Hokkaido continues to represent the untamed wilderness with many great national parks.

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Sapporo is the capital and largest city of the northern island of Hokkaido, Japan.
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Wakkanai is the northernmost city in Japan. It has a population of about 37,000, and is in the subdistrict of Soya in northern Hokkaido.
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Hakodate is a large city in southern Hokkaidō, Japan.

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The Eastern Circuit covers the eastern half of the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido.
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The Northern Circuit covers the northern and inner part of the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido.
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The Central Circuit covers the western and central parts of the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido.
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The Southern Circuit covers the western and central parts of the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido.
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Hokkaido

  • Type:  Island
  • Location:  , ,
  • Population:  5,380,000
  • Latitude of center:  43° north
  • Longitude of center:  142° east
  • Average elevation:  528 meters (1,732 feet)
  • Neighbors:  Aomori
  • Wikidata:  Hokkaido
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Hokkaido prefecture

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Other Names for Hokkaido

  • Japanese:  ほっかいどう, ホッカイドウ, 北海道
  • Ezo
  • Hokkaidō
  • Hokkaidō-Hontō
  • Hokushū
  • Jesso
  • Yeso
  • Yezo

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