Hidaka Province

Hidaka Province (日高国, Hidaka-no kuni) was a short-lived province located in Hokkaidō. It corresponded to modern-day Hidaka Subprefecture. The name "'Hidaka" is derived from "Hitakami" (日高見国).

History

After 1869, the northern Japanese island was known as Hokkaido;[1] and regional administrative subdivisions were identified, including Hidaka Province.[2]

  • August 15, 1869 Hidaka Province established with 7 districts
  • 1872 Census finds a population of 6,574
  • 1882 Provinces dissolved in Hokkaidō.

Districts

Notes

References

  • 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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