Iwami Province (石見国, Iwami-no kuni) was an old province of Japan in the area of Shimane Prefecture on the island of Honshū. It was sometimes called Sekishū (石州). The province had borders with Aki, Bingo, Izumo, Nagato, and Suō provinces. In the Heian period, the capital city of the province was Hamada.
Shrines and TemplesEdit
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Iwami" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 408.
- United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine; retrieved 2011-1-20.
- Nussbaum, "Provinces and prefectures" at p. 780.
- "Nationwide List of Ichinomiya," p. 2; retrieved 2012-1-17.