Hokkaidō Prefecture facts for kids
|Area (rank)||83,453.57 km² (1st)|
|- % water||6.4%|
|- Population||5,507,456 (8th)|
|- Density||66.4 /km²|
(Rugosa Rose, Rosa rugosa)
(Jezo Spruce, Picea jezoensis)
(Red-crowned Crane, Grus japonensis)
|- Fish||Sea Bream|
Symbol of Hokkaidō Prefecture
- Further information: Former Provinces of Hokkaidō
The population expanded in the late 19th century.
- 1947 (Shōwa 22): Hokkaidō Prefecture was established.
Hokkaidō is the 2nd largest island of Japan The island is between the Sea of Japan to the west, the Sea of Okhotsk to the northeast, the Pacific Ocean to the southeast, and the Tsugaru Strait to the south.
Natural Parks are established in about 10% of the total land area of the prefecture.
Shrines and Temples
- Provinces of Japan
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- Consadole Sapporo
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