Iwaki Province (718)

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Map of Japan (718), Iwaki in red

Iwaki Province (石城国 Iwaki-no kuni?) was an old province in the area that is today Fukushima Prefecture and Miyagi Prefecture on the island of Honshū.[1] The history of the province started in 718 and ended between 722 and 724.

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Iwaki Province was created during the reign of Empress Genshō.[2]

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  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Iwaki" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 408.
  2. Meyners d'Estrey, Guillaume Henry Jean (1884). Annales de l'Extrême Orient et de l'Afrique, Vol. 6, p. 172; excerpt, Genshō crée sept provinces : Idzumi, Noto, Atoa, Iwaki, Iwase, Suwa et Sado en empiétant sur celles de Kawachi, Echizen, Etchū, Kazusa, Mutsu and Shinano

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