Tsukushi Province

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Tsukushi Province(筑紫国,Tsukushi-no kuni) was an ancient province of Japan, in the area of Chikuzen and Chikugo provinces. [1] This province was located within Fukuoka Prefecture. [2] It was sometimes called Chikushū(筑州).

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Chikuzen Province province of Japan

Chikuzen Province was an old province of Japan in the area that is today part of Fukuoka Prefecture in Kyūshū. It was sometimes called Chikushū (筑州) or Chikuyō (筑陽), with Chikugo Province. Chikuzen bordered Buzen, Bungo, Chikugo, and Hizen Provinces.

Chikugo Province province of Japan

Chikugo Province is the name of a former province of Japan in the area that is today the southern part of Fukuoka Prefecture on Kyūshū. It was sometimes called Chikushū (筑州), with Chikuzen Province. Chikugo was bordered by Hizen, Chikuzen, Bungo, and Higo Provinces.

Notes

  1. Satow, Ernest. (1874). "The Geography of Japan," Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan, Vol. 1-2, p. 35. , p. 35, at Google Books
  2. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Chikuzen" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 114 , p. 114, at Google Books, "Chikugo" at p. 113 , p. 113, at Google Books.

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