Ugo Province

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Ugo Province(羽後国,Ugo-no kuni) is an old province of Japan in the area of Akita Prefecture [1] and some parts of Yamagata Prefecture (specifically Akumi District). [2] It was sometimes called Ushū(羽州), with Uzen Province.

Akita Prefecture Prefecture of Japan

Akita Prefecture is a prefecture located in the Tōhoku region of Japan. The capital is the city of Akita.

Yamagata Prefecture Prefecture of Japan

Yamagata Prefecture is a prefecture located in the Tōhoku region of Japan. Its capital is Yamagata.

Akumi District, Yamagata district of Japan

Akumi District is a rural district located in Yamagata Prefecture, Japan.

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Historical districts

Kitaakita District, Akita district of Japan

Kitaakita District is a rural district located in Akita Prefecture, Japan.

Minamiakita District, Akita district of Japan

Minamiakita District is a rural district located in Akita Prefecture, Japan.

Hiraka District, Akita

Hiraka was a rural district located in southern Akita, Japan. On October 1, 2005, its remaining components, the towns of Hiraka, Jūmonji, Masuda, Omonogawa, Ōmori, and the villages of Sannai, and Taiyū merged into the city of Yokote, upon which Hiraka District was dissolved and ceased to exist as an administrative unit.

Notes

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Ugo" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 1010 , p. 1010, at Google Books.
  2. Newland, Amy Reigle. (2005). The Hotei Encyclopedia of Japanese Woodblock Prints, p. 428.

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