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" (PDF). Hokkaido Government. 2006. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  2. "河川概要" (in Japanese). Ministry of Land,Infrastructure and Transport and Tourism Hokkaido Regional Development Bureau. Retrieved 2009-06-17.