Shimukappu

Shimukappu (占冠村 Shimukappu-mura) is a village located in Yūfutsu District, Kamikawa Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan.

As of 2016, the village has an estimated population of 1,251 and a density of 2.2 persons per km². The total area is 571.31 km².

Shimukappu, Japan is a mountain resort town of 1,800 situated in the middle of Japan’s northernmost island, Hokkaido.

Every year a group of seventh graders go on an exchange for 2 weeks in the fall. Additionally, Aspen sends an English teacher to Shimukappu each year.