Chishima Province facts for kids
Chishima Province (千島国, Chishima-no kuni) was a old province of Japan north of the island of Hokkaido. It included islands which are commonly known as the Kurile Islands or Kurile Islands. The history of the province started in 1869 and ended in 1882.
- Further information: Former Provinces of Hokkaidō
In 1882, Chishima and the other ten provinces of Hokkaido were reorganized as Hakodate Prefecture, Sapporo Prefecture and Nemuro Prefecture.
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