Life in Tomatoh Area

The Tomatoh Area features cool summers, low-snowfall winters, excellent solar power generation climate, and abundant vegetation.

Commuting & Housing Information

Large residential zones such as Utonai and Numanohashi are located near the Tomatoh Area, with commuting times of about 5-10 minutes by car. Also, the Tomatoh Area’s neighboring townships of Atsuma and Abira offer inexpensive residential subdivisions suitable for relocation or long-term residence.

Lifestyle Facilities

The city of Tomakomai contains an accumulation of over 190 medical facilities, such as a municipal general hospital and the Oji General Hospital. There are also a wide variey of commercial facilities, including some of the largest shopping centers in Hokkaido. For days off with your family, we recommend to experience horses up close at the “Northern Horse Park”, or enjoy the paradise for wild birds at “Lake Utonai”.

Education & Human Resources Development

The Tomakomai region’s substantial educational institutions range from elementary, junior high, and high schools to higher learning institutions such as Hokuyo University and Tomakomai National College of Technology. Also, facilities such as the Tomakomai Industrial Technology Center provide opportunities for job seekers to increase skills by obtaining technological and technical certificates, while providing technical guidance for the development of new technologies and products. On top of this, local municipalities offer a numer of support programs to encourage skilled locally-raised workers to return to the area, while attracting skilled workers from other regions.

Places of Interest near Tomatoh

There are many lifestyle-enriching facilities and interesting places in the city of Tomakomai, town of Atsuma, and town of Abira near the Tomatoh Area. Please try a rewarding visit.