Hi Province

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Hi Province (火国 or 肥国 Hi no kuni?) was a very old province of Japan, in the area of Hizen and Higo provinces.[1] It was sometimes called Hishū (肥州?).

The boundaries of this ancient entity are within Nagasaki, Saga and Kumamoto prefectures.[2]

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The history of the province started and ended before the Taihō Code was established at the beginning of the 8th century.

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Notes[change | edit source]

  1. Satow, Ernest. (1874). "The Geography of Japan," Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan, Vol. 1-2, p. 34.
  2. ; Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Hizen" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 338; "Higo" at p. 310.

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