Hokkaidō
English: Hokkaido

Map of Japan with the island of Hokkaidō highlighted in brown
Sōunkyō, a gorge in the Daisetsu-zan Volcanic Area.
Satellite image of Hokkaido

Hokkaidō (北海道, Hokkaidō), also known as Ezo and Yezo, is a volcanic island in Japan. It is the northernmost of Japan's four main islands.[1]

Hokkaidō Prefecture covers the entire island.[2]

About 5,500,000 live on the island. It is north of Honshu. It is the second largest Japanese island.[3] It has a humid continental climate (Dfa/Dfb in the Köppen climate classification) with cold snowy winters and warm to hot summers.

Agriculture is an important part of the island economy.

Regions

Hokkaidō region is one of Japan's traditional geographic regions.[4]

The region covers the entire island.[1] The island and the region have been called Hokkaidō since 1869.[3]

Other Languages
Acèh: Hokkaido
Afrikaans: Hokkaido
አማርኛ: ሆካይዶ
Ænglisc: Hokkaido
العربية: هوكايدو
অসমীয়া: হোক্কাইডো
asturianu: Hokkaidō
azərbaycanca: Hokkaydo
تۆرکجه: هوکایدو
Bân-lâm-gú: Hokkaidô
башҡортса: Хоккайдо
беларуская: Хакайда
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Хакайда
български: Хокайдо
Boarisch: Hokkaido
བོད་ཡིག: ཧོ་ཁའི་དོ།
bosanski: Hokkaido
brezhoneg: Hokkaido
català: Hokkaido
čeština: Hokkaidó
Cymraeg: Hokkaidō
dansk: Hokkaido
Deutsch: Hokkaidō
eesti: Hokkaidō
Ελληνικά: Χοκκάιντο
English: Hokkaido
español: Hokkaidō
Esperanto: Hokajdo
euskara: Hokkaido
فارسی: هوکایدو
føroyskt: Hokkaido
français: Hokkaidō
Gaeilge: Hokkaidō
Gàidhlig: Hokkaidō
galego: Hokkaido
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî: Hokkaidō
한국어: 홋카이도
Hausa: Hokkaido
հայերեն: Հոկայդո
हिन्दी: होक्काइदो
hornjoserbsce: Hokkaido
hrvatski: Hokkaido
Ilokano: Hokkaido
Bahasa Indonesia: Prefektur Hokkaido
Interlingue: Hokkaidō
íslenska: Hokkaidō
italiano: Hokkaidō
עברית: הוקאידו
Jawa: Hokkaido
Kapampangan: Hokkaidō
ქართული: ჰოკაიდო
қазақша: Хоккайдо
kurdî: Hokkaidō
Кыргызча: Хоккайдо
Latina: Esonia
latviešu: Hokaido
lietuvių: Hokaidas
magyar: Hokkaidó
македонски: Хокаидо
മലയാളം: ഹൊക്കൈഡൊ
მარგალური: ჰოკაიდო
مازِرونی: هوکایدو جزیره
Bahasa Melayu: Hokkaidō
Mìng-dĕ̤ng-ngṳ̄: Báe̤k-hāi-dô̤
монгол: Хоккайдоо
Nederlands: Hokkaido (Japan)
日本語: 北海道
Nordfriisk: Hokkaidō
norsk: Hokkaido
norsk nynorsk: Hokkaido
Novial: Hokkaido
occitan: Hokkaidō
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Xokkaydo
پنجابی: ہوکائیڈو
ភាសាខ្មែរ: តំបន់ហុកកៃដូ
Tok Pisin: Hokkaido
polski: Hokkaido
português: Hokkaido
rumantsch: Hokkaidō
Runa Simi: Hokkaido
русский: Хоккайдо
Scots: Hokkaido
Seeltersk: Hokkaidō
shqip: Hokaido
slovenčina: Hokkaido
slovenščina: Hokaido
ślůnski: Hokkaido
کوردی: ھۆکایدۆ
српски / srpski: Хокаидо
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Hokkaidō
Basa Sunda: Hokkaido
suomi: Hokkaidō
svenska: Hokkaido
Tagalog: Hokkaidō
தமிழ்: ஹொக்கைடோ
татарча/tatarça: Хоккайдо
тоҷикӣ: Хоккайдо
Türkçe: Hokkaidō
українська: Хоккайдо
ئۇيغۇرچە / Uyghurche: خوككايدو ئارىلى
vèneto: Hokkaidō
Tiếng Việt: Hokkaidō
文言: 北海道
Winaray: Hokkaido
吴语: 北海道
ייִדיש: האקיידא
粵語: 北海道
žemaitėška: Hokaids
中文: 北海道