Iwaki Province (1868)

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Map of the former Japanese provinces with Iwaki highlighted

Iwaki Province (磐城国, Iwaki-no kuni) was an old province of Japan in the area that is today Fukushima Prefecture on the island of Honshū.[1] It was sometimes called Ōshū (奥州).[2] The history of the province started in 1868 and ended in 1869.

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During the Edo period and early Meiji period, the Date clan were daimyo in the area.[3]

Date clan memorials at Dainen-ji

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  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Iwaki" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 408.
  2. Murdoch, James. (1903). A History of Japan, Vol. 3. p. 794.
  3. Papinot, Edmund. (2003). Nobiliare du Japon -- Date, pp. 5 [PDF 9 of 80]; Papinot, Jacques Edmond Joseph. (1906). Dictionnaire d’histoire et de géographie du Japon; retrieved 2012-11-8.

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