Shiroishi-ku, Sapporo

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Shiroishi

白石区
Shiroishi Ward
Location of Shiroishi-ku in Sapporo
Location of Shiroishi-ku in Sapporo
Shiroishi is located in Japan
Shiroishi
Shiroishi
 
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
CountryJapan
RegionHokkaidō
PrefectureIshikari
CitySapporo
EstablishedApril 1, 1972
Government
 • MayorYoichi Horiuchi
Area
 • Total46.35 km2 (17.90 sq mi)
Population
(February 1, 2012)
 • Total205,363
 • Density4,430.70/km2 (11,475.5/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
TreePoplar
FlowerRose
Telephone011-862-2400
Address3-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]

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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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