List of rivers of Japan

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These are the Rivers of Japan.

Hokkaidō[change | change source]

There are 316 rivers in Hokkaidō.

List of rivers in Hokkaidō by length[change | change source]

The following table is a list of rivers of Hokkaidō by length.[1]

River Length
Ishikari (石狩川 Ishikari-gawa?) 268 kilometres (167 mi)
Teshio (天塩川 Teshio-gawa?) 256 kilometres (159 mi)
Tokachi (十勝川 Tokachi-gawa?) 156 kilometres (97 mi)
Kushiro (釧路川 Kushiro-gawa?) 154 kilometres (96 mi)
Yūbari (夕張川 Yūbari-gawa?) 136 kilometres (85 mi)
Mu (鵡川 Mu-kawa?) 135 kilometres (84 mi)
Shiribetsu (尻別川 Shiribetsu-gawa?) 126 kilometres (78 mi)
Tokoro (常呂川 Tokoro-gawa?) 120 kilometres (75 mi)
Abashiri (網走川 Abashiri-gawa?) 115 kilometres (71 mi)
Chitose (千歳川 Chitose-gawa?) 108 kilometres (67 mi)
Saru (沙流川 Saru-gawa?) 104 kilometres (65 mi)
Akan (阿寒川 Akan-gawa?) 98 kilometres (61 mi)
Yūbetsu (湧別川 Yūbetsu-gawa?) 87 kilometres (54 mi)
Shokotsu (渚滑川 Shokotsu-gawa?) 84 kilometres (52 mi)
Niikappu (新冠川 Niikappu-gawa?) 80 kilometres (50 mi)
Shiribeshi-Toshibetsu (後志利別川 Shiribeshi-Toshibetsu-gawa?) 80 kilometres (50 mi)
Shibetsu (標津川 Shibetsu-gawa?) 78 kilometres (48 mi)
Toyohira (豊平川 Toyohira-gawa?) 72.5 kilometres (45.0 mi)
Shizunai (静内川 Shizunai-gawa?) 69.9 kilometres (43.4 mi)
Rumoi (留萌川 Rumoi-gawa?) 44 kilometres (27 mi)
Koetoi (声問川 Koetoi-gawa?) 41.9 kilometres (26.0 mi)
Mitsuishi (三石川 Mitsuishi-gawa?) 31.6 kilometres (19.6 mi)
Makomanai (真駒内川 Makomanai-gawa?) 21 kilometres (13 mi)
Anano (穴の川 Ana-no-kawa?) 9.4 kilometres (5.8 mi)
Bifue (美笛川 Bifue-gawa?)
Okotanpe
Ninaru
Omakatu

List of class 1 rivers in Hokkaidō[change | change source]

The following is a list of the 15 first class rivers (1級河川) under management by the Hokkaidō Regional Development Bureau (北海道開発局 Hōkaihatsukyoku?):[2]

  • Abashiri River
  • Ishikari River
  • Koetoi River
  • Kushiro River
  • Mu River
  • Rumoi River
  • Saru River
  • Shibetsu River
  • Shiribeshi-Toshibetsu River
  • Shiribetsu River
  • Shokotsu River
  • Teshio River
  • Tokachi River
  • Tokoro River
  • Yūbetsu River

Honshu[change | change source]

Tōhoku Region[change | change source]

First class rivers under the control of Tohoku Regional Bureau (東北地方整備局)

Second class river

Hokuriku region[change | change source]

First-class rivers under the control of Hokuriku Regional Bureau (北陸地方整備局)

Chūbu region[change | change source]

Rivers that flow into the Sea of Japan:

Rivers that flow into the Pacific Ocean:

First class rivers under control of Chubu Regional Bureau (中部地方整備局)

Kansai[change | change source]

The first class rivers under the control of Kinki Regional Bureau (近畿地方整備局)

The second class river

Chūgoku[change | change source]

First class rivers under control of Chugoku Regional Bureau (中国地方整備局)

Shikoku[change | change source]

First class rivers under control of Shikoku Regional Bureau (四国地方整備局)

Kyūshū[change | change source]

First class rivers under control of Kyushu Regional Bureau (九州地方整備局)

References[change | change source]

  1. "2006 Hokkaido Statistics". Hokkaido Government. 2006. http://www.pref.hokkaido.lg.jp/NR/rdonlyres/A5BB9CB8-BFCF-4C5E-958D-745C14AC11EB/0/toukei2006eng.pdf. Retrieved 2009-04-07.
  2. "河川概要" (in Japanese). Ministry of Land,Infrastructure and Transport and Tourism Hokkaido Regional Development Bureau. http://www.hkd.mlit.go.jp/zigyoka/z_kasen/kawa/tobira.html. Retrieved 2009-06-17.