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Rikuzen Province (陸前国 Rikuzen-no kuni ) is an old province of Japan in the area of Miyagi Prefecture and Iwate Prefecture on the island of Honshū. Along with Rikuchū and Mutsu Provinces, it was sometimes called Rikushū (陸州). The history of the province started in 1868 and ended in 1872.
in 1868, Rikuaen was separated from Mutsu.