Shima Province facts for kids

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

Shima (志摩国 Shima-no kuni) or Shishū (志州) was a old province of Japan in the area of Mie Prefecture.

History

Hiroshige Hiyoriyama Tobaminato
View of Shima Province, woodblock print by Hiroshige, 19th century

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

Shrines and Temples

Izawanomiya jinja and Izawa jinja were the chief Shinto shrines (ichinomiya) of Hōki.

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