Surrounded by mountain ranges with much snow, the Tokachi River runs in the center of the Tokachi plain, which occupies around 10 percent of all Hokkaido.
Obihiro-city is the center of the area.
Farming of soybeans, sugar beets, and potatoes and dairy farming in large scale is main industry.
Mt.Tokachi(Tokachi-dake) is an active volcano located in Daisetsuzan National park, Hokkaido, Japan. It is the tallest volcano of the Tokachi Volcanic Group, with a height of 2,077 metres (6,814 ft).It is one of the 100 famous moutains in Japan.There are four hiking trails to the peak of Tokachidake. Below is a hut, a campground and a natural hot spring.