Hi Province

Hi Province (火国 or 肥国, Hi no kuni) was an ancient province of Japan, in the area of Hizen and Higo provinces.[1] The ambit of this ancient entity is within Nagasaki, Saga and Kumamoto prefectures.[2] It was sometimes called Hishū (肥州).



  • Asiatic Society of Japan. (1874). Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan. Yokohama: The Society. OCLC 1514456
  • Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric and Käthe Roth. (2005). Japan encyclopedia. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. ISBN 978-0-674-01753-5; OCLC 58053128

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