Map of Japanese provinces (1868
) with Wakasa Province highlighted
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The province had borders with Echizen, Ōmi, Tamba, Tango, and Yamashiro Provinces.
The ancient capital city of the province was Obama.
Jingu-ji at Obama in Wakasa Province
In the Meiji period, the provinces of Japan were converted into prefectures. The maps of Japan and Wakasa Province were reformed in the 1870s.
Shrines and Temples
Wakasahiko jinja was the chief Shinto shrine (ichinomiya) of Wakasa.
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