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Map of Japanese provinces (1868) with Shima Province highlighted

Shima (志摩国 Shima-no kuni?) or Shishū (志州?) was a old province of Japan in the area of Mie Prefecture.[1]

History

View of Shima Province, woodblock print by Hiroshige, 19th century

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

Izawanomiya jinja and Izawa jinja were the chief Shinto shrines (ichinomiya) of Hōki.[3]

Related pages

References

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Shima" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 857.
  2. Nussbaum, "Provinces and prefectures" at p. 780.
  3. "Nationwide List of Ichinomiya," p. 1; retrieved 2012-1-20.

Other websites

Media related to Shima Province at Wikimedia Commons