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Japan National Route 7

National Route 7 shield

National Route 7
国道7号 (Kokudō Nanagō)
Route information
Maintained by Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
Length 481 km (299 mi)
Major junctions
From National Route 8 / National Route 17 / National Route 49 / National Route 113 / National Route 116 in Niigata, Niigata
To National Route 4 / National Route 45 in Aomori, Aomori
Highway system
National highways of Japan
Expressways of Japan

National Route 7 (国道7号, Kokudō Nanagō) is an important north-south highway on the Sea of Japan side of the island of Honshū, Japan. It links the prefectural capitals of Niigata, Akita, and Aomori. [1]

Route Data

History

Route 7 traces about the same route as parts of the Edo period's Ushū Hama Kaidō and Ushū Kaidō.

  • 1952-12-04 - First Class National Highway 7 (from Niigata to Aomori)
  • 1965-04-01 - General National Highway 7 (from Niigata to Aomori)

Intersecting routes

References

  1. ^ 一般国道7号 (in Japanese). Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Tohoku Regional Development Bureau. Retrieved 2010-12-04.