Hokkaido

Hokkaido is the northernmost of 's four main islands. With both size and population similar to , it is the most sparsely populated part of Japan.
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is the capital and largest city of the northern island of Hokkaido. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a city and port located in , Hokkaido, . Photo: J o, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the second-largest city on the northern island of Hokkaido, . Photo: Midori, CC BY 3.0.

The covers the western and central parts of the northern island of Hokkaido. Photo: 663highland, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The covers the eastern half of the northern island of Hokkaido. Photo: 663highland, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The covers the northern and inner part of the northern island of Hokkaido. Photo: Chi King, CC BY 2.0.

The covers the western and central parts of the northern island of Hokkaido. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Hokkaido

Latitude of center
43.5167° or 43° 31' 0.1" north
Longitude of center
142.4487° or 142° 26' 55.4" east
Population
5,500,000
Elevation
286 metres (938 feet)
Geo­Names ID
11257417

Also Known As

  • Achinese: Hokkaido
  • Achinese: Pulo Hokkaido
  • Afrikaans: Hokkaido
  • Afrikaans: Hokkaidō
  • Albanian: Hokaido
  • Albanian: Hokkaidō
  • Amharic: ሆካይዶ
  • Arabic: Hokkaido
  • Arabic: محافظة هوكايدو
  • Arabic: منطقة هوكايدو
  • Arabic: هوكايدو
  • Armenian: Հոկայդո
  • Assamese: হোক্কাইডো
  • Asturian: Hokkaidō
  • Azerbaijani: Hokkaido
  • Azerbaijani: Hokkaydo
  • Bashkir: Хоккайдо
  • Basque: Hokaido
  • Basque: Hokkaido
  • Basque: Hokkaidō
  • Bavarian: Hokkaido
  • Belarusian: Хакайда
  • Belarusian: востраў Хакайда
  • Bengali: হোক্কাইদো
  • Bosnian: Hokaido
  • Bosnian: Hokkaido
  • Breton: Hokkaido
  • Breton: Hokkaidō
  • Bulgarian: Билк
  • Bulgarian: Хокайдо
  • Burmese: ဟော့ကိုင်းဒိုးကျွန်း
  • Catalan: Ezo
  • Catalan: Hokkai-dō
  • Catalan: Hokkaido
  • Catalan: Hokkaidō
  • Catalan: Mosir
  • Catalan: 北海道
  • Cebuano: Hokkaido
  • Central Kurdish: ناوچەی ھۆکایدۆ
  • Central Kurdish: ھۆکایدۆ
  • Chinese: Hokkaidô
  • Chinese: 北海道
  • Chinese: 北海道地區
  • Chinese: 北海道地方
  • Chinese: 北海道岛
  • Chinese: 北海道島
  • Chinese: 虾夷岛
  • Croatian: Hokkaido
  • Croatian: Hokkaidō
  • Czech: Hokkaido
  • Czech: Hokkaidó
  • Danish: Hokkaido
  • Danish: Hokkaidō
  • Dutch: Hokkaido
  • Dutch: Hokkaidō
  • English: Ainu Moshiri
  • English: Hokkaido Island
  • English: Hokkaidō
  • English: Hokkaidō Island
  • Esperanto: Gubernio Hokkajdo
  • Esperanto: Gubernio Hokkajdó
  • Esperanto: Guvernio Hokajdo
  • Esperanto: Hokajdo
  • Esperanto: Hokkaido
  • Esperanto: Hokkaidó
  • Esperanto: Hokkaidō
  • Esperanto: Hokkajdo
  • Esperanto: Hokkajdó
  • Estonian: Hokkaido
  • Estonian: Hokkaidō
  • Faroese: Hokkaido
  • Finnish: Hokkaido
  • Finnish: Hokkaidō
  • Finnish: Mosir
  • French: Hokkaido
  • French: Hokkaidou
  • French: Hokkaidô
  • French: Hokkaidō
  • French: Hokkaïdo
  • French: Hokkaïdô
  • French: Yeso
  • French: Île d'Hokkaido
  • Galician: Hokkaido
  • Galician: Rexión de Hokkaido
  • Georgian: ჰოკაიდო
  • German: Dosanko
  • German: Ezo-ga-shima
  • German: Ezochi
  • German: Ezogashima
  • German: Hokkaido
  • German: Hokkaidō
  • German: Mosir
  • German: 北海道
  • Greek: Χοκάιντο
  • Greek: Χοκκάιντō
  • Greek: Χοκκάιντο
  • Gujarati: હોકૈડો
  • Hakka Chinese: Pet-hói-tho
  • Hausa: Hokkaido
  • Hausa: Hokkaidō
  • Hawaiian: Hokkaido
  • Hebrew: הוקאידו
  • Hindi: होकैडो
  • Hindi: होक्काइडो
  • Hindi: होक्काइदो
  • Hindi: होक्काइदो द्वीप
  • Hungarian: Hokkaido
  • Hungarian: Hokkaidó
  • Icelandic: Hokkaido
  • Icelandic: Hokkaidō
  • Icelandic: Hokkaídó
  • Ido: Hokkaido
  • Iloko: Ezo
  • Iloko: Hokkaido
  • Iloko: Yeso
  • Iloko: Yesso
  • Iloko: Yezo
  • Indonesian: Hokkaidō
  • Interlingue: Hokkaidō
  • Irish: Hokkaido
  • Irish: Hokkaidō
  • Italian: Hokkaido
  • Italian: Hokkaidō
  • Italian: Isola di Hokkaido
  • Italian: Isola di Hokkaidō
  • Japanese: 北海道
  • Japanese: 北海道島
  • Javanese: Hokkaido
  • Kannada: ಹೊಕೈಡೋ
  • Kazakh: Хоккайдо
  • Khmer: តំបន់ហុកកៃដូ
  • Kirghiz: Хоккайдо
  • Korean: 북해도
  • Korean: 호까이도
  • Korean: 호까이도오
  • Korean: 혹가이도
  • Korean: 혹까이도
  • Korean: 홋까이도
  • Korean: 홋카이도
  • Korean: 홋카이도 섬
  • Korean: 홋카이도 지방
  • Korean: 홋카이섬
  • Korean: 훗카이도
  • Korean: 흣카이도
  • Kurdish: Hokkaidō
  • Lao: Hokkaido
  • Latin: Esonia
  • Latin: Hokkaido
  • Latvian: Hokaido
  • Latvian: Hokkaido
  • Literary Chinese: 北海道
  • Lithuanian: Hokaidas
  • Lithuanian: Hokaido
  • Lithuanian: Hokaido regionas
  • Lithuanian: Hokaido sala
  • Lithuanian: Hokkaido
  • Macedonian: Хокаидо
  • Malay: Hokkaido
  • Malay: Hokkaidō
  • Malay: Kawasan Hokkaidō
  • Malayalam: ഹൊക്കൈഡൊ
  • Marathi: होक्काइडो
  • Marathi: होक्काइदो
  • Mazanderani: هوکایدو جزیره
  • Min Dong Chinese: Báe̤k-hāi-dô̤
  • Min Dong Chinese: Hokkaidō
  • Min Nan Chinese: Hokkaido
  • Min Nan Chinese: Hokkaidô
  • Min Nan Chinese: Hokkaidō
  • Min Nan Chinese: Pak-hái-tō
  • Mingrelian: ჰოკაიდო
  • Mongolian: Хоккайдо
  • Moroccan Arabic: هوكّايدو
  • Northern Frisian: Hokkaidō
  • Norwegian: Hokkaido
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Ezo
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Hokaido
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Hokkaido
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Hokkaidō
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Yezo
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Hokkaido
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Hokkaidō
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Mosir
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: 北海道
  • Novial: Hokkaido
  • Occitan (post 1500): Hokkaido
  • Occitan (post 1500): Hokkaidō
  • Occitan (post 1500): Mosir
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Hokkaido
  • Oriya: ହୋକାଇଦୋ
  • Ossetian: Хоккайдо
  • Pampanga: Hokkaidō
  • Panjabi: ਹੋੱਕਾਇਦੋ ਟਾਪੂ
  • Persian: استان هوکایدو
  • Persian: ناحیه هوکایدو
  • Persian: هوکایدو
  • Polish: Hokkaido
  • Polish: Hokkaidō
  • Portuguese: Ezo
  • Portuguese: Hocaido
  • Portuguese: Hokaido
  • Portuguese: Hokkaido
  • Portuguese: Hokkaidō
  • Portuguese: Ilha de Hokkaido
  • Portuguese: Região de Hokkaido
  • Quechua: Hokkaido
  • Romanian: Insula Hokkaidō
  • Romansh: Hokkaido
  • Romansh: Hokkaidō
  • Russian: Hokkaido
  • Russian: Ватарисима
  • Russian: Иecco
  • Russian: Иеддо
  • Russian: Иедзо
  • Russian: Иессо
  • Russian: Мацумай
  • Russian: Мацумая
  • Russian: Хокайдо
  • Russian: Хоккайдо
  • Russian: Эдзо
  • Russian: регион Хоккайдо
  • Samogitian: Hokaids
  • Samogitian: Huokaids
  • Santali: ᱦᱳᱠᱠᱟᱭᱫᱳ
  • Saterfriesisch: Hokkaido
  • Saterfriesisch: Hokkaidō
  • Saterfriesisch: Mosir
  • Saterfriesisch: 北海道
  • Scots: Hokkaido
  • Scottish Gaelic: Hokkaidō
  • Serbian: Језо
  • Serbian: Префектура Хокаидо
  • Serbian: Хокаидо
  • Serbo-Croatian: Hokaido
  • Serbo-Croatian: Hokkaido
  • Serbo-Croatian: Hokkaidō
  • Silesian: Hokkaido
  • Sinhala: හොක්කයිඩෝ
  • Slovak: Hokkaido
  • Slovak: Hokkaidó
  • Slovenian: Hokaido
  • Slovenian: Hokkaido
  • Slovenian: Hokkaidō
  • Somali: Hokkaido
  • South Azerbaijani: هوکایدو
  • Spanish: Hokkaido
  • Spanish: Hokkaido-
  • Spanish: Hokkaido Japon
  • Spanish: Hokkaido Japón
  • Spanish: Hokkaidô
  • Spanish: Hokkaidō
  • Spanish: Hokkaidō Japon
  • Spanish: Hokkaidō Japón
  • Spanish: Mosir
  • Spanish: Yeso
  • Sundanese: Hokkaido
  • Sundanese: Hokkaidō region
  • Swahili: Hokkaido
  • Swahili: Hokkaidō
  • Swahili: Mkoa wa Hokkaido
  • Swahili: Mkoa wa Hokkaidō
  • Swedish: Ezochi
  • Swedish: Ezoti
  • Swedish: Hokkaido
  • Swedish: Hokkaidou
  • Swedish: Hokkaidō
  • Swedish: Mosir
  • Swedish: Yezo
  • Tagalog: Hokkaido
  • Tagalog: Hokkaidō
  • Tajik: Хоккайдо
  • Tamil: ஒக்கைடோ
  • Tamil: ஹொக்கைடோ
  • Tatar: Хоккайдо
  • Telugu: హొక్కాయిడో
  • Thai: Hokkaido
  • Thai: จังหวัดฮกไกโด
  • Thai: ฮกไกโด
  • Thai: ฮอกไกโด
  • Thai: เกาะฮกไกโด
  • Thai: เกาะฮอกไกโด
  • Tibetan: ཧོ་ཁའི་དོ་
  • Tibetan: ཧོ་ཁའི་དོ།
  • Tok Pisin: Hokkaido
  • Turkish: Hokkaido
  • Turkish: Hokkaidō
  • Turkish: Hokkaidō prefektörlüğü
  • Turkish: Hokkaydo
  • Uighur: خوككايدو ئارىلى
  • Ukrainian: Земля Едзо
  • Ukrainian: Хокайдо
  • Ukrainian: Хоккайдо
  • Ukrainian: острів Едзо
  • Ukrainian: острів Хоккайдо
  • Upper Sorbian: Hokkaido
  • Urdu: ہوکائیدو
  • Uzbek: Xokkaydo
  • Venetian: Hokkaidō
  • Vietnamese: Bắc Hải Đạo
  • Vietnamese: Hokkaido
  • Vietnamese: Hokkaidō
  • Vietnamese: Hô-cai-đô
  • Vietnamese: Tỉnh Hokkaido
  • Vietnamese: Vùng Hokkaido
  • Vietnamese: Đảo Hokkaido
  • Vietnamese: Đảo Hokkaidō
  • Waray (Philippines): Hokkaido
  • Waray (Philippines): Hokkaidō
  • Welsh: Hokkaido
  • Welsh: Hokkaidō
  • Western Frisian: Hokkaido
  • Western Panjabi: ہوکائیڈو
  • Western Panjabi: ہوکیڈو
  • Wu Chinese: 北海道
  • Yiddish: האקיידא
  • Yue Chinese: 北海道
  • Yue Chinese: 北海道島
  • Prefektur Hokkaido
  • හොක්කයිදෝ
  • ហុកកៃដូ

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