The largest city on Hokkaido Island, located on the southwestern part of the Island.
Sapporo is served by the port of Otaru, located on an arm of the Sea of Japan.
Sapporo was established as a planned city in 1871. Population (1990) 1,671,742.
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Sapporo is a commercial and manufacturing center. Major manufactures include processed food, wood products, and printed materials.
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