province of Japan
Tsushima Province (対馬国, Tsushima-no kuni) was an Japanese island province off the west coast of the island of Kyushu. It was sometimes called Taishū (対州) .
The province was the Tsushima Islands, which is today part of Nagasaki Prefecture.
The capital city of the province was located at Izuhara.
In the Meiji period, the provinces of Japan were converted into prefectures. Maps of Japan and Tsushima Province were reformed in the 1870s.
Shrines and TemplesEdit
Kaijin jinja was the chief Shinto shrine (ichinomiya) of Tsushima. 
- ↑ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Provinces and prefectures" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 780.
- ↑ Nussbaum, "Provinces and prefectures" at p. 780.
- ↑ "Nationwide List of Ichinomiya," p. 3 Archived 2013-05-17 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-1-18.
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