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Map of Japanese provinces (1868) with Sanuki Province highlighted

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The province had borders with Awa and Iyo Provinces.


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


Sanuki faced the Seto Inland Sea.

Shrines and Temples

Tamura jinja was the chief Shinto shrine (ichinomiya) of Sanuki. [3]


Related pages


  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Sanuki" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 823.
  2. Nussbaum, "Provinces and prefectures" at p. 780.
  3. "Nationwide List of Ichinomiya," p. 3; retrieved 2012-1-17.

Other websites

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