Shima Province

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Map of Japanese provinces (1868) with Shima Province highlighted

Shima (志摩国, Shima-no kuni) or Shishū (志州) was a old province of Japan in the area of Mie Prefecture.[1]

History[change | change source]

View of Shima Province, woodblock print by Hiroshige, 19th century

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

Shrines and Temples[change | change source]

Izawanomiya jinja and Izawa jinja were the chief Shinto shrines (ichinomiya) of Hōki.[3]

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Louis-Frédéric (2005). Japan Encyclopedia. Harvard University Press. p. 857. ISBN 978-0-674-01753-5.
  2. Louis-Frédéric (2005). Japan Encyclopedia. Harvard University Press. p. 780. ISBN 978-0-674-01753-5.
  3. "Nationwide List of Ichinomiya," p. 1 Archived 2013-05-17 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-1-20.

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Shima Province at Wikimedia Commons