Rishiri District, Hokkaido

Rishiri (利尻郡, Rishiri-gun) is a district located in Sōya Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan. The district consists of Rishiri Island, in the Sea of Japan to the west of the northern tip of Hokkaido.

Rishiri District
Rishiri District, Hokkaido
The area of Rishiri District in Sōya Subprefecture.
The area of Rishiri District in Sōya Subprefecture.
CountryJapan
RegionRishiri Island
DistrictHokkaido
SubprefectureSōya
Area
 • Land182.18 km2 (70.34 sq mi)

As of 2004, the district has an estimated population of 5,525 and a density of 30.33 persons per km2. The total area is 182.18 km2.

Rishiri Airport is located in Rishirifuji.

Towns and villagesEdit

Coordinates: 45°10′48″N 141°14′24″E / 45.18000°N 141.24000°E / 45.18000; 141.24000