Asahikawa

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Asahikawa
旭川市
Top:Asahikawa Museum of Sculpture, Asahiyama Animal Park, Middle:Asahikawa Ramen noodle, Kamuy Kotan, Bottom:Panoramic view of Asahi Bridge and Taisetsu Mountain Range, (all item of left to right)
Top:Asahikawa Museum of Sculpture, Asahiyama Animal Park, Middle:Asahikawa Ramen noodle, Kamuy Kotan, Bottom:Panoramic view of Asahi Bridge and Taisetsu Mountain Range, (all item of left to right)
Flag of Asahikawa
Official seal of Asahikawa
Location of Asahikawa in Kamikawa Subprefecture, Hokkaido
Location of Asahikawa in Kamikawa Subprefecture, Hokkaido
Location of Kamikawa Subprefecture in Hokkaido
Location of Kamikawa Subprefecture in Hokkaido
Asahikawa is located in Japan
Asahikawa
Asahikawa
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 43°46′N 142°22′E / 43.767°N 142.367°E / 43.767; 142.367Coordinates: 43°46′N 142°22′E / 43.767°N 142.367°E / 43.767; 142.367
CountryJapan
RegionHokkaido
PrefectureHokkaido
First official recorded1877
City SettledAugust 1, 1922
Government
 • MayorMasahito Nishikawa
Area
 • Total747.6 km2 (288.6 sq mi)
Population
 (March 1, 2020)
 • Total333,530
 • Density470.98/km2 (1,219.8/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+09:00 (JST)
City hall address9-46 Rokujō-dōri, Asahikawa-shi, Hokkaido
070-8525
Websitewww.city.asahikawa.hokkaido.jp
Symbols
BirdBohemian waxwing
FlowerAzalea
TreeJapanese rowan
View of Asahikawa circa 1920
A panoramic view of Asahikawa from Mt. Arashiyama

Asahikawa (旭川市, Asahikawa-shi) is a city in Kamikawa Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan.