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Map of Japanese provinces (1868) with Tajima Province highlighted

Tajima Province (但馬国 Tajima no Kuni) was an old province of Japan in the area of Hyōgo Prefecture on the island of Honshū. It was sometimes called Tanshū (但州).

The province had borders with Harima, Inaba, Tamba, and Tango provinces.

The ancient provincial capital city was near Hidaka.

History

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View of Tajima Province

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

Shrines and Temples

Izushi jinja was the chief Shinto shrine (ichinomiya) of Tajima.

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