10 Interesting facts about Sapporo

For anyone interested in visiting or curious to learn more about Sapporo, here are 10 interesting facts to get started with.

  • 1. There are about 1.9 million people that live in the Japanese city of Sapporo, the 4th largest city in Japan, and the largest city on the island of Hokkaido, the most northern island of the Japanese archipelago.
  • 2. The name Sapporo comes from the Ainu language words Sat Poro Pet, translated as “dry, great river”.
  • 3. With moderately warm summers, Sapporo is known for its heavy winter snowfalls, receiving an average of 630 cm or 248 inches of snow per year, one of the few cities worldwide with this much snow.
  • 5. Sapporo includes a few different mountains and rivers, the mountains being Mount Teine, Maruyama, and Mount Moiwa.  The rivers include Toyohira River, Ishikari River, and the Sosei River.
  • 6. Sapporo hosted the 1972 Winter Olympics.
  • 7. The city of Sapporo is one of the main tourist attractions in Japan, with more than 14 million visitors per year.
  • 8. For cuisine, Sapporo is the birthplace for miso ramen, the popular ramen noodle dish using miso.  Other dishes include soup curry, fresh seafood, and different types of sweets.
  • 9. For beverages, Sapporo is home for the major breweries in Japan, including Sapporo, Kirin, and Asahi.

Have your own networks with others in Sapporo

If you regularly share content or work with people in Sapporo, here are a few benefits you get from using an Odysen solution:

  • Use in your preferred language, including Japanese and 33 others.
  • Have separate networks for different groups, keeping content focused for each.
  • Organize content with easy to use folders, add sub-folders to expand and see integrated views from respective parent folders.
  • Within each folder you can add content to the applications, including actions, notes, events, polls, photos, graphics, audio files, office files, videos, websites, and blogs.
  • Get started and invite other users for free with the Basic plan.  This includes the ability create as many networks as you’d like, use the applications, and have initial storage for your photos, office files, audio and video files.

Learn more about having your own networks with others in Japan, including using the applications, languages available, solution examples, and relevant blog articles.

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