Sapporo is the capital of Hokkaidō Prefecture and the fourth largest city in Japan.
Ajman 1972, "1972 Winter Olympics".
The miniaturesheet shows a view of the western part of the city of Sapporo, in the center is the snow covered Odori Park, "Odori" means "Large Street" in Japanese. In the background are the hills to the west of the city.
The hill at the left (between the Sapporo 72 logo and the postage stamp) is Okurayama, where the Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium is located. The mountain depicted on the stamp is Sankakuyama (311 m).