City of Sapporo website

With a population of 1.95 million, Sapporo is the largest city in Hokkaido and the fifth largest city in Japan. The city stands as the center of Hokkaido’s government, economy, industry, education, culture and arts. Sapporo is known for its low cost of doing business, including wealth of talent, high education standards, and low cost office space, not to mention its relatively low risk of natural disaster, such as earthquake, typhoon or thunder. For these reasons, Sapporo is home to a cluster of BPO centers, call centers, and IT firms, including in software development