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Map of Japanese provinces (1868) with Bungo Province highlighted

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Bungo had borders with Buzen, Hyūga, Higo, Chikugo, and Chikuzen Provinces.

History

In the Meiji period, the provinces of Japan were converted into prefectures. Maps of Japan and Bungo Province were reformed in the 1870s.[2]

Shrines and temples

Yusuhara Hachiman-gū

Sasamuta-jinja and Yusuhara Hachiman-gū were the chief Shinto shrines (ichinomiya) of Bungo.[3]

Related pages

References

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Bungo" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 90.
  2. Nussbaum, "Provinces and prefectures" at p. 780.
  3. "Nationwide List of Ichinomiya," p. 3; retrieved 2012-1-18.

Other websites

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