Nayoro, Hokkaido

Nayoro (Japanese名 寄 市, -shi, Ainu: Nay Oro ) is a city in the sub-prefecture Kamikawa on the Japanese island Hokkaidō.

Geography

Nayoro located in the northeastern part of Hokkaido, about 50 kilometers north of the city Asahikawa.

History

The city was founded on April 1, 1956.

Traffic

Nayoro is tied to the doo - highway that leads south to the capital of Hokkaido Prefecture Sapporo.

Further facilities in Nayoro several stations which are connected to the JR Soya Main Line.

Education

Nayoro with several universities, the educational center of the region.

Twinning

  • Canada Kawartha Lakes (Ontario), since 1969
  • Russia Dolinsk, since 1991

Sons and daughters of the town

  • Yuki Matsushita, Actress
  • Junji Nagai ( b. 1981 ), biathlete
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