Akabira City, Hokkaido, Japan

General Information

Location: central Hokkaido, Japan

General Information
Population Area Administrative Organization Budget (CNY) Educational Institutions Climate Establishment of Sister City Relations
15,390 129.88㎢ 6 Bureaus
1 Center
1 Branch Office
1 Committee
JPY 18,837 million, Elementary 7/Middle 4/High 1 Temperate Climate 1997. 7.18


Key Industries

  • Primary Industry: 6% (Main Crops: rice, wheat, beans)
  • Secondary Industry: 42% (food, wooden goods, metal products)
  • Tertiary Industry: 52%


Formerly a coalfield region. Ever since the Japanese government decided to rationalize the coal industry, the city has been developing tourism and industries that can make use of the closed-down mines.

Historical, Cultural and Social Characteristics

Medical Institutions: 16 / Welfare Facilities: 3 / Cultural and Sports Facilities: 11

Key Exchange Areas

  • Achieving globalization and improving inter-city exchanges by taking advantage of the two cities' geographical locations which connect Asia and the Pacific regions
  • Mutual growth through exchanges in the economic, social, cultural and educational sectors
  • Akabira City, Hokkaido, Japan
  • Akabira City, Hokkaido, Japan