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Kanji: 北 kita North

It looks like two people sitting with their backs against the north pole.
JLPT N5: 48 / 100 | 5 Strokes

On: ホク
Kun: きた

Meaning: north

Or if it helps… two polar bears sitting back to back.

Stroke Order:

Examples:
北海道 hokkaidou – Hokkaido (most northern part of Japan)
北アメリカ kita amerika – North America
北京 pekin – Beijing (In China)
南北戦争 nan boku sen sou – the (US) Civil War

Example Sentence:
北海道へ行ったことがありますか?
hokkaidou e itta koto ga arimasu ka?
Have you ever been to Hokkaido?


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