Iki Province

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Map of Japanese provinces (1868) with Iki Province highlighted

Iki Province (壱岐国, Iki no Kuni) was an island province of Japan in the area of Nagasaki Prefecture near the island of Kyūshū.[1] The province is also known as Isshū (壱州) .

The province was Iki Island.

History[change | change source]

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

Shrines and Temples[change | change source]

Tsukiyomi shrine

Amanotanagao jinja was the chief Shinto shrine (ichinomiya) of Iki. [3]

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Iki" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 379.
  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[change | change source]

Media related to Iki Province at Wikimedia Commons