Sapporo is the fifth largest city in , and the largest city on the northern Japanese island of . It is the capital city of and Ishikari Subprefecture and an ordinance-designated city.

Notable Places in the Area

, or Hokudai, is a national university in Sapporo, . is situated 1½ km northwest of Sapporo. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Japan Tobacco Inc, abbreviated JT, is a cigarette manufacturing company. is situated 1½ km west of Sapporo. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The , built in 1957, is a 147.2-metre-high TV tower with an observation deck at a height of 90.38 metres. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Kita-ku is a ward of Sapporo composed of residential neighborhoods mostly arranged in grid patterns, and each built surrounding a train station, broken up by areas of farmland and some light-industrial areas. is situated 3 km north of Sapporo. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Higashi-ku is one of the 10 wards in Sapporo, Hokkaidō, . is situated 1½ km northeast of Sapporo. Photo: saname777, CC BY 2.0.

Chūō-ku is one of the ten wards in Sapporo, , . is situated 1½ km southwest of Sapporo. Photo: Kuriki, Public domain.


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