Hokuto is a city located in Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. As of 31 May 2019, the city had an estimated population of 46,888 in 21,332 households, and a population density of 78 persons per km². The total area of the city is 602.48 square kilometres.
Japan is an island country in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies off the eastern coast of the Asian continent and stretches from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and the Philippine Sea in the south.