Japan National Route 7

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National Route 7 shield

National Route 7
国道7号 (Kokudō 7-gō?)
Route information
Length: 475.5 km (295.5 mi)
Highway system
National highways of Japan
Expressways of Japan

National Route 7 is an important highway on the Sea of Japan side of the island of Honshū, Japan. It links the prefectural capitals of Niigata, Akita, and Aomori. [1]

Route Data[edit]


Route 7 traces about the same route as parts of the Edo period's Ushū Hama Kaidō and Ushū Kaidō.

  • 1952-12-04 - First Class National Highway 7 (from Niigata to Aomori)
  • 1965-04-01 - General National Highway 7 (from Niigata to Aomori)

Intersecting routes[edit]


  1. ^ 一般国道7号 (in Japanese). Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Tohoku Regional Development Bureau. Retrieved 2010-12-04.