An island of Japan north of Honshu. It will be the second biggest of the Japanese islands nevertheless the least inhabited. Hokkaido became element of Japan inside medieval duration (c. 1600) and ended up being known as Yezo or Ezo until 1868.
the next largest area of Japan, money Sapporo
The northernmost of the primary islands of Japan. With the islands of Honshu, Kyushu and Shikoku it forms the majority of the land part of Japan.