Furano, Hokkaido

Furano (Japanese富良野 市, -shi) is a city in the sub-prefecture on the island of Hokkaido Kamikawa.

Geography

Furano is located south of Asahikawa and northeast of Sapporo.

History

The appointment to Shi on May 1, 1966.

Attractions

The city is known for its colorful fields of flowers in the summer and fragrant lavender in July.

Another tourist attraction is known from the current 1981-2002 drama Kita no Kuni kara Rokuro no Mori (麓郷 の 森).

Twinning

Traffic

  • National Road 38.237

Adjacent Cities and Towns

  • Ashibetsu
  • Kamifurano
  • Nakafurano
  • Minamifurano