Panorama view of Mount Apoi and Samani Town
Location of Samani in Hokkaido (Hidaka Subprefecture)
|Prefecture||Hokkaido (Hidaka Subprefecture)|
|• Total||364.33 km2 (140.67 sq mi)|
|Population (April 2017)|
|• Density||12/km2 (32/sq mi)|
|• Tree||Pinus parviflora Sieb. & Zucc.|
|• Flower||Callianthemum miyabeanum (ヒダカソウ hidaka-sō)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|City hall address||Ōdori 21, 1-Chōme, Samani-chō, Samani-gun, Hokkaidō
One of the best known sites in Samani is the Oya-ko rocks (親子岩 Oya-ko iwa) that sit just offshore. They are known by this name, meaning Parents-and-Child, because they are a formation of two larger rocks and smaller one. Oya-ko is nesting site for cormorants and other sea birds.
- "Official website of Samani Town" (in Japanese). Japan: Samani Town. Retrieved 16 May 2017.
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