Nakafurano, Hokkaido

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Flag of Nakafurano
Official seal of Nakafurano
Location of Nakafurano in Hokkaido (Kamikawa Subprefecture)
Location of Nakafurano in Hokkaido (Kamikawa Subprefecture)
Nakafurano is located in Japan
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 43°24′N 142°26′E / 43.400°N 142.433°E / 43.400; 142.433Coordinates: 43°24′N 142°26′E / 43.400°N 142.433°E / 43.400; 142.433
Country Japan
Region Hokkaido
Prefecture Hokkaido (Kamikawa Subprefecture)
District Sorachi
 • Total 108.70 km2 (41.97 sq mi)
Population (April 28, 2017)
 • Total 5,086
 • Density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)

Nakafurano (中富良野町?, Nakafurano-chō) is a town located in Sorachi District, Kamikawa Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan.

As of April 28, 2017, the town has an estimated population of 5,086 and a density of 47 persons per km².[1] The total area is 108.70 km².

Lavender & Farm Tomita[edit]

Lavender field in Nakafurano

Furano is famous for its numerous fields of lavender. Farm Tomita (ファーム富田) is one of the many farms in the area which create this reputation by planting giant fields of lavender and other colourful crops such as tulips. Left is a picture of one of the many scenic vistas available to tourists who visit the farm. The farm also sells many products based on the lavender it produces, from lavender scented candles and soap to lavender flavoured drinks and ice cream.


  1. ^ "Official website of Nakafurano Town" (in Japanese). Japan: Nakafurano Town. Retrieved 16 May 2017. 

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