Pirika Dam

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Pirika Dam
Pirica Dam.JPG
Location Hokkaidō, Japan
Construction began 1975
Opening date 1991
Dam and spillways
Impounds Shiribeshi-Ribetsu River
Height 40 m
Length 251.7 m
Total capacity 18,000,000 m³
Catchment area 115 km²
Surface area 185 hectares

The Pirika Dam (美利河ダム) is a dam located in Imakane, Setana District, Hiyama, Hokkaidō, Japan.

At 1480 meters in length, it is the longest dam in Japan and the largest in southern Hokkaidō. It is known for hosting the longest fish race in Japan (2.4 km).[citation needed]

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Coordinates: 42°28′18″N 140°11′47″E / 42.47153333°N 140.1964194°E / 42.47153333; 140.1964194