Shiroishi-ku, Sapporo

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Shiroishi-ku, Sapporo
白石
Ward of Sapporo
白石区• Shiroishi-ku
Location of Shiroishi-ku in Sapporo
Location of Shiroishi-ku in Sapporo
Shiroishi-ku, Sapporo is located in Japan
Shiroishi-ku, Sapporo
Shiroishi-ku, Sapporo
 
Coordinates: 43°02′52″N 141°24′18″E / 43.04778°N 141.40500°E / 43.04778; 141.40500Coordinates: 43°02′52″N 141°24′18″E / 43.04778°N 141.40500°E / 43.04778; 141.40500
Country Japan
Region Hokkaidō
Prefecture Ishikari
City Sapporo
Established April 1, 1972
Government
 • Mayor Yoichi Horiuchi
Area
 • Total 46.35 km2 (17.90 sq mi)
Population (February 1, 2012)
 • Total 205,363
 • Density 4,430.70/km2 (11,475.5/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Tree Poplar
Flower Rose
Telephone 011-862-2400
Address 3-Kita-1-1 Hongo-dori, Shiroishi-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido 003-8612

Shiroishi-ku (白石区?) is one of the ten wards in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. As of February 1, 2012, the ward has a population of 205,363, with 102,049 households.[citation needed]

History[edit]

  • 1871 Shiroishi village was founded.[1]
  • 1873 Kamishiroishi village split off from Shiroishi village.
  • 1902 Shiroishi village and kamishiroishi village were merged to form Shiroishi village.
  • 1950 Shiroishi village was merged into Sapporo city.
  • 1972 Sapporo was designated as one of the cities designated by government ordinance and Shiroishi-ku was established.
  • 1989 Atsubetsu-ku split off from Shiroishi-ku.

Transportation[edit]

Rail[edit]

Road[edit]

Education[edit]

High schools[edit]

  • Hokkaido Sapporo Higashi High School
  • Hokkaido Sapporo Shiroishi High School
  • Hokkaido Sapporo Hakuryo High School

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