Kōkoku (興国) was a Japanese era name (年号 nengō, lit. year name) of the Southern Court during the Nanboku-chō period after Engen and before Shōhei. This period started in April 1340 and ended in December 1346. The monarch during this time were was Emperor Go-Murakami (後村上天皇 Go-Murakami-tennō). The Northern Court pretender in Kyoto was Emperor Kōmyō (光明天皇 Kōmyō-tennō).
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