Iki Province facts for kids

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Provinces of Japan-Iki
Map of Japanese provinces (1868) with Iki Province highlighted

Iki Province (壱岐国 Iki no Kuni) was an island province of Japan in the area of Nagasaki Prefecture near the island of Kyūshū. The province is also known as Isshū (壱州) .

The province was Iki Island.

History

In the Meiji period, the provinces of Japan were converted into prefectures. Maps of Japan and Iki Province were reformed in the 1870s.

Shrines and Temples

Iki Tukiyomi shrine
Tukiyomi shrine

Amanotanagao jinja was the chief Shinto shrine (ichinomiya) of Iki.

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