Settsu Province

Map of Japanese provinces (1868) with Settsu Province highlighted

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The ancient capital city of the province was Osaka.


Women of Settsu Province, woodblock print by Kubo Shunman, 1787

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

Shrines and Temples

Sumiyoshi taisha was the chief Shinto shrine (ichinomiya) of Settsu.[3]

Related pages


  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2002). "Settsu" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 846.
  2. Nussbaum, "Provinces and prefectures" at p. 780.
  3. "Nationwide List of Ichinomiya," p. 3 Archived 2013-05-17 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 2012-1-18.

Other websites

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