Map of Japanese provinces (1868
) with Echigo Province highlighted
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The province had borders with Uzen, Iwashiro, Kōzuke, Shinano, and Etchū Provinces.
View of Echigo Province, woodblock print by Hiroshige II, 1859
In the Meiji period, the provinces of Japan were converted into prefectures. The maps of Japan and Echigo Province were reformed in the 1870s.
Echigo faced the Sea of Japan.
Shrines and Temples
Iyahiko jinju and Koko jinja were the chief Shinto shrines (ichinomiya) of Echigo.
Media related to Echigo Province at Wikimedia Commons