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

Kaga Province (加賀国 Kaga no kuni) was an old province in the area of Ishikawa Prefecture on the island of Honshū. It was sometimes called Kashū (加州).


Honden shirayama hime shrine ishikawa
Chief Shinto shrine of Kaga Province

In the Meiji period, the provinces of Japan were converted into prefectures. The maps of Japan and Kaga Province were reformed in the 1870s.

Shrines and Temples

Shirayamahime jinja was the chief Shinto shrine (ichinomiya) of Kaga.

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