Izumi Province facts for kids

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

Izumi Province (和泉国 Izumi no kuni) was an old province of Japan in the area of Osaka Prefecture on the island of Honshū.

History

Izumi Province was created during the reign of Empress Genshō.

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

Shrines and Temples

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Ōtori Shrine

Ōtori Shrine was the chief Shinto shrine (ichinomiya) of Izumi.

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