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Map of Japanese provinces (1868) with Hoki Province highlighted

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The province had borders with Inaba, Mimasaka, Bitchū, Bingo, and Izumo Provinces.

The ancient capital city of the province was near Kurayoshi. A major castle town was at Yonago.

History

View of Hōki Province, woodblock print by Hiroshige, 1853

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

Shrines and Temples

Shitori jinja was the chief Shinto shrine (ichinomiya) of Hōki. [3]

Related pages

References

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Hōki" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 343.
  2. Nussbaum, "Provinces and prefectures" at p. 780.
  3. "Nationwide List of Ichinomiya," p. 2 Archived 2013-05-17 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-1-17.

Other websites

Media related to Hoki Province at Wikimedia Commons