Tajima Province

province of Japan

Tajima Province (但馬国, Tajima no Kuni) was an old province of Japan in the area of Hyōgo Prefecture on the island of Honshū.[1] It was sometimes called Tanshū (但州).

Map of Japanese provinces (1868) with Tajima Province highlighted

The province had borders with Harima, Inaba, Tamba, and Tango provinces.

The ancient provincial capital city was near Hidaka.

History change

View of Tajima Province

In the Meiji period, the provinces of Japan were converted into prefectures. The maps of Japan and Tajima Province were reformed in the 1870s.[2]

Shrines and Temples change

Izushi jinja was the chief Shinto shrine (ichinomiya) of Tajima.[3]

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References change

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Tajima" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 930.
  2. Nussbaum, "Provinces and prefectures" at p. 780.
  3. "Nationwide List of Ichinomiya," p. 2 Archived 2013-05-17 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-1-17.

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  Media related to Tajima Province at Wikimedia Commons