Town Logo, Geography, History, Progress
Town chapter (enacted May 15, 1968)
A town chapter
Geography and location
Niseko Town Location
In the middle of the town is the Rishirigawa (2004 Shimami Nippon), where small and medium rivers such as the Konbu River, Nisekoanbetsu River, Makikawa River flow in.
It has an inland climate, the average temperature is 6.3 degrees Celsius, and the winter's deepest snow cover can reach as much as 200 cm.
Please see the following page for access to Niseko Town transportation.
Origin of Niseko Town
In addition, "nupuri" means "mountain" in the Ainu language, and the mountain called "Niseko Annupuri" where there is a ski resort means in the Ainu language "a mountain with a distinct cliff (and a river beneath it)" Become.
History of Niseko Town
|1895 (Meiji 28) year||I will enter Nishitomi, the first migrant of Honcho.|
|1897 (Meiji 30) year||It divides from Abuta Village and enters the area of Makkari village.|
|1901 (Meiji 34) year||The village independence from Makkari village which is the neighboring village now.|
Makari village character Makkari Satoru from "Taro Kimura" was named and established the office in Motomachi current.
|1950 (Showa 25) year||Town regulation will be enforced.|
|Year 1964||Renamed Niseko Town.|
|2001 (Heisei 13) year||100 years since Niseko Town opened. Niseko Town Town Development Basic Regulations (Note 1) enforced.|
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