Hizen Province (肥前国, Hizen no kuni) was an old province of Japan in the area of Saga Prefecture and Nagasaki Prefecture on the island of Kyūshū. Along with Higo Province, it was sometimes called Hishū (肥州).
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- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric (2002). Japan Encyclopedia. Harvard University Press. p. 338. ISBN 978-0-674-01753-5.
- The province did not include the regions of Tsushima and Iki which are now part of modern Nagasaki prefecture.
- Hildreth, Richard (1907). Hildreth's "Japan as it was and is": a handbook of old Japan. K. Paul, Trench, Trubner. p. 47.
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric (2002). Japan Encyclopedia. Harvard University Press. p. 780. ISBN 978-0-674-01753-5.
- "Hachiman Shinkō," Archived 2012-03-21 at the Wayback Machine Encyclopedia of Shinto. Retrieved 2011-2-2.
- "Nationwide List of Ichinomiya," p. 3 Archived 2013-05-17 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 2011-1-18.
Media related to Hizen Province at Wikimedia Commons
- Murdoch's map of provinces, 1903
- National Archives of Japan: Hinozenshu sanbutsu zuko, scroll showing illustrated inventory of industries in Hizen, An'ei 2 (1773) Archived 2015-10-02 at the Wayback Machine