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    Daisetsu mountain range floating in the sea of clouds, enjoy the summits of Hokkaido.

    Asahikawa City has a population of about 340,000 people, it is Hokkaido's second largest city, second only to Sapporo City.

    Located roughly in the center of Hokkaido, the city is a transport huband has National highways leading in all directions, it is a popular tourist destination with more than 5 million tourists visiting annually.

    In particular, Asahiyama Zoo has gained national popularity with the ingenuity with which it displays the animals' dynamic behaviors.

    In addition, woodworking has evolved due to the abundant timber resources, Asahikawa furniture is made from trees with the bark left intact and is known nationwide as a high quality brand.