Nayoro

Nayoro

名寄市
Flag of Nayoro
Flag
Official seal of Nayoro
Seal
Location of Nayoro in Hokkaido (Kamikawa Subprefecture)
Location of Nayoro in Hokkaido ( Kamikawa Subprefecture)
Nayoro is located in Japan
Nayoro
Nayoro
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 44°21′21″N 142°27′48″E / 44.35583°N 142.46333°E / 44.35583; 142.46333Coordinates: 44°21′21″N 142°27′48″E / 44.35583°N 142.46333°E / 44.35583; 142.46333
Country Japan
Region Hokkaido
Prefecture Hokkaido (Kamikawa Subprefecture)
Government
 • Mayor Takeshi Kato
Area
 • Total 535.23 km2 (206.65 sq mi)
Population
 (September 2016)
 • Total 28,373
 • Density 53/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+09:00 (JST)
City hall address 1-1 Ōdōri Minami, Nayoro-shi, Hokkaido
096-8686
Website www.city.nayoro.lg.jp
Symbols
Bird Great spotted woodpecker
Flower Ōbana enreisō (Trillium kamtschaticum)
Tree Japanese white birch

Nayoro (名寄市, Nayoro-shi, Ainu: Nay Oro meaning "in the middle of the valley") is a city in Kamikawa Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan.

As of September 2016, the city has an estimated population of 28,373 and a population density of 53 persons per km2 (140 persons per sq. mi.). The total area is 535.23 km2 (206.65 sq mi).

On March 27, 2006, the town of Fūren was merged into Nayoro.

History

  • 1909: Kaminayoro village was founded.
  • 1915: Kaminayoro village became Nayoro town.
  • 1920: Chiebun village split off from Shimonayoro village.
  • 1924: Shimokawa village was separated from Nayoro town.
  • 1954: Nayoro town and Chiebun village was merged to form Nayoro town.
  • 1956: Nayoro town became Nayoro city.
  • 2006: Nayoro city and Fūren town was merged to form Nayoro city.

Education

Universities

Junior colleges

High schools

  • Hokkaido Nayoro High School
  • Hokkaido Nayoro Industry High School

Transportation

Rail

The Nayoro Main Line and Shimmei Line used to run from Nayoro Station. Chitō Station was between Nisshin Station and Hokusei Station, until it closed.

Above are stations located in Nayoro.

Road

Nayoro is linked with National Route 40 linking Wakkanai and southern Hokkaido as well as the Hokkaidō Expressway linking with the island capital of Sapporo. Nayoro is bypassed to the west with the Nayoro Bypass (Route 40) serving two interchanges.

Climate

Nayoro has a wet and snowy warm-summer humid continental climate (Köppen climate classification Dfb). The climate retains warm and sometimes hot summers with very cold winters by Japanese standards, coupled with heavy sea-effect snowfall.

A street in front of Nayoro Station

Sister cities and partner cities

International

Within Japan

References

  1. ^ "Interaction with Lindsay". Archived from the original on 2015-05-19. Retrieved 2015-05-18.
  2. ^ "Interaction with Dolinsk". Archived from the original on 2015-05-19. Retrieved 2015-05-18.
  3. ^ "Interaction with Fujishima, Tsuruoka". Archived from the original on 2015-05-19. Retrieved 2015-05-18.
  4. ^ "Interaction with Suginami, Tokyo". Archived from the original on 2015-05-19. Retrieved 2015-05-18.

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