Tsukushi Province

former province of Japan

Tsukushi Province (筑紫国, Tsukushi-no kuni), also known as Chikushū (筑州), was a very old province of Japan, in the area of Chikuzen and Chikugo provinces.[1] This province was located within Fukuoka Prefecture.[2]

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  1. Satow, Ernest. (1874). "The Geography of Japan," Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan, Vol. 1-2, p. 35.
  2. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Chikuzen" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 114.