Kitami, Hokkaido

Kitami (Japanese北 见 市, -shi) is a city in the sub-prefecture of Okhotsk on the island of Hokkaido (Japan).

Geography

Kitami is located east of Sapporo, west of Abashiri and Kushiro north of the Sea of ​​Okhotsk.

Traffic

  • Train: JR Sekihoku Main Line
  • National roads 39, 238, 242, 333

Sports

Every year since 1986 along the Lake Saroma Saroma the -Lake 100 - km ultramarathon through the communities Yubetsu, Saroma and Kitami instead.

Culture

Twinning

  • Kōchi Japan, sister city since April 28, 1986

Sons and daughters of the town

  • Mari Motohashi (* 1986), curler
  • Anna Ōmiya (* 1989, then Tokoro ), curler

Adjacent Cities and Towns

  • Abashiri
  • Ōzora
  • Tsubetsu
  • Bihoro
  • Kamikawa
  • Engaru
  • Kunneppu
  • Oketo
  • Saroma
  • Yubetsu
  • Kamishihoro
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