Shima Province

province of Japan
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]

HistoryEdit

 
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 TemplesEdit

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

Related pagesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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; retrieved 2012-1-20.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Shima Province at Wikimedia Commons