Sanuki Province (讃岐国, Sanuki-no kuni) was an old province of Japan in the area of Kagawa Prefecture on the island of Shikoku. It was sometimes called Sanshū (讃州).
The province had borders with Awa and Iyo Provinces.
History[change | change source]
In the Meiji period, the provinces of Japan were converted into prefectures. The maps of Japan and Sanuki Province were reformed in the 1870s.
Geography[change | change source]
Sanuki faced the Seto Inland Sea.
Shrines and Temples[change | change source]
Tamura jinja was the chief Shinto shrine (ichinomiya) of Sanuki. 
Gallery[change | change source]
Related pages[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Sanuki" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 823.
- ↑ Nussbaum, "Provinces and prefectures" at p. 780.
- ↑ "Nationwide List of Ichinomiya," p. 3 Archived 2013-05-17 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-1-17.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Sanuki Province at Wikimedia Commons