Shiraoi, Japan

Shiraoi is a town located in Shiraoi District, Iburi, Hokkaidō, Japan. Most of the area of the town is forested and parts lie within the Shikotsu-Tōya National Park.

By Japanese standards it is considered rural with several large cattle ranches. Other important industries are the growing of shiitake mushrooms and fishing.


Things to See & Do

* Ainu Museum
* Ayoro Beach
* Inkura Falls
* Poroto Kotan Natural History Museum
* Shiogama Shrine

General information

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Yen (JPY)
Language – Japanese
Population – 22,000 approx
Land Area – 425.75 km2
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT plus hours nine hours
International Country Telephone Code – 81

Travel Links – Shiraoi is accessible by rail and bus.

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