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Fusa Province (総国 or 捄国 Fusa-no kuni?) was a very old province of Japan in the area of Shimōsa and Kazusa provinces on the island of Honshū.[1] It was sometimes called Sōshū (総州?).

The boundaries of this ancient entity are within Chiba Prefecture and Ibaraki Prefecture.[2]


The history of the province started and ended before the Taihō Code was established at the beginning of the 8th century.

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  1. Satow, Ernest. (1874). "The Geography of Japan," Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan, Vol. 1-2, p. 35.; Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Fusa no Kuni" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 224.
  2. Nussbaum, "Shimosa" at p. 862; "Kazusa" at p. 502.

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