Sister Cities of the World

Sister cities of Nayoro, Hokkaido

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

As of 2008, the city has an estimated population of 30,920 and a population density of 57.8 persons per km² (150 persons per sq. mi.). The total area is 535.23 km2 (206.65 sq mi).

The city was incorporated on April 1, 1956.

Nayoro is linked with Route 40 linking Wakkanai and southern Hokkaido as well as the Hokkaidō Expressway linking with the island capital of Sapporo.

Nayoro has schools, lyceums and gymnasia (secondary schools) along with a train station. Nayoro is bypassed to the west with the Nayoro Bypass (Route 40) serving two interchanges.

Nayoro is twinned with Lindsay, Ontario, Canada and Dolinsk, Russia.

On March 27, 2006, the town of Fūren (from Kamikawa (Teshio) District) was merged into Nayoro.

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