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Map of Japanese provinces (1868) with Iki Province highlighted

Iki Province (壱岐国 Iki no Kuni?) was an island province of Japan in the area of Nagasaki Prefecture near the island of Kyūshū.[1] The province is also known as Isshū (壱州?) .

The province was Iki Island.

History

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

Shrines and Temples

Tukiyomi shrine

Amanotanagao jinja was the chief Shinto shrine (ichinomiya) of Iki. [3]

Related pages

References

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Iki" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 379.
  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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