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Suwa Province facts for kids

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Map of the former Japanese provinces with Suwa highlighted

Suwa Prefecture (諏方国, Suwa-no kuni) is an old province in the area of Nagano Prefecture on the island of Honshū. The history of the province started in 721 and ended in 731.


Suwa Province was created during the reign of Empress Genshō.

According to Shoku Nihongi, Suwa only lasted for ten years after it was established in 721.


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