Tokachi (十勝) is a place name used in or near Tokachi Subprefecture, Hokkaidō. It may also refer to:
Hokkaido Prefecture had 14 branch offices called 支庁 (shichō) in Japanese, which is often translated in English as subprefectures. Normally, a subprefecture consists of a few to a dozen cities, towns, and/or villages. From April 2010, Hokkaido has 9 General Subprefectural Bureaus (総合振興局) and 5 Subprefectural Bureaus (振興局).
Hidaka Subprefecture is a subprefecture of Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan. The west side of the Hidaka mountains occupies most of the area. Hidaka is sparsely populated and has many of Hokkaido's natural resources. The governmental office is located in Urakawa.
Tomakomai is a city and port in Iburi Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan. It is the largest city in the Iburi Subprefecture, and the fifth largest city in Hokkaido.
Monbetsu is the Japanese name of several places in Hokkaidō, Japan. It originates from the Ainu word mo-pet, meaning quiet river.
Daisetsuzan National Park, or Taisetsuzan is located in the mountainous center of the northern Japanese island of Hokkaidō. At 2,267.64 square kilometres (875.54 sq mi), Daisetsuzan is the largest national park in Japan, and is approximately the size of Kanagawa Prefecture. Daisetsuzan, meaning "great snowy mountains", an apt description of these peaks. There are 16 peaks over 2,000 metres (6,600 ft) in Daisetsuzan National Park, both with and without trails. The park offers some of the most rugged scenery in Japan. Asahidake, located in the north of the park, is the highest peak in Hokkaidō. Daisetsuzan National Park spans two subprefectures of Hokkaidō, Kamikawa and Tokachi. Daisetsuzan National Park was established in 1934.
Kamikawa is the name of several places in Japan:
Urakawa is a town located in Hidaka Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan.
Shimizu is a small town located at the base of the Hidaka Mountain Range in Tokachi Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan. The name Shimizu is taken from the Ainu word "Pekerebetsu", which means bright clean river. As of 2011, the population of the town is 10,243, and its primary source of income is through agriculture. Shimizu, like many other towns in Hokkaido, is undergoing population decline.
Ikeda is a town located in Tokachi Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan.
Hidaka may refer to:
In 1869, the island of Hokkaido, Japan was divided into 11 provinces and 86 districts. The majority of Japan's former provinces were converted into prefectures by the Meiji government between 1870 and 1876.
Hidaka Mountains is a mountain range in southeastern Hokkaido, Japan. It runs 150 km (93 mi) from Mount Sahoro or Karikachi Pass in central Hokkaidō south, running into the sea at Cape Erimo. It consists of folded mountains that range from 1,500 to 2,000 m in height. Mount Poroshiri is the highest at 2,053 m (6,736 ft). The Hidaka Mountains separate the subprefectures of Hidaka and Tokachi. Most of the range lies in the Hidaka-sanmyaku Erimo Quasi-National Park. Since the mountain range lies so far north, the alpine climate zone lies at a lower altitude.
Mount Tokachi may refer to:
Hiroo may refer to:
Shinhidaka is a town located in Hidaka Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan. Shinhidaka is the most populous town, and the economic center of Hidaka Subprefecture.
Mount Kamuiekuuchikaushi is located in the Hidaka Mountains, Hokkaidō, Japan. It's one of the 200 Famous Japanese Mountains. The name is derived from Ainu languages which means "the mountain which bears/gods tumble down." Climbers generally abbreviate it as Kamueku.
Mount Nozuka is located in the Hidaka Mountains, Hokkaidō, Japan. The Nozuka Tunnel connects Hidaka and Tokachi subprefectures via Route 236 through Mount Nozuka.
National Route 336 is a national highway connecting Urakawa, Hokkaido and Kushiro, Hokkaido in Japan.
National Route 236 is a national highway connecting Obihiro, Hokkaido and Urakawa, Hokkaido in Japan.
The Hidaka Expressway is a partially tolled expressway in Iburi Subprefecture and Hidaka Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan. The expressway connects Hidaka to the Dō-Ō Expressway. It is owned and operated by partially by the East Nippon Expressway Company and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT). It is signed as an auxiliary route of National Route 235 as well as E63 under their "2016 Proposal for Realization of Expressway Numbering.