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Shari (斜里町, Shari-chō) is a town located in Okhotsk Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan. As of September 2016, the town has an estimated population of 11,897 and a population density of 16 persons per km2. The total area is 736.97 km2. Shiretoko National Park is situated within Shari. During World War 2 on 22 June 1945 Shari came under attack from the submarine USS Barb. This attack was notable for being the first submarine-based rocket attack against a surface target.