Ishikari Province

Ishikari Province (石狩国, Ishikari-no kuni) was a short-lived province located in Hokkaidō. It corresponded to modern-day Ishikari Subprefecture minus Chitose and Eniwa, all of Sorachi Subprefecture and the southern half of Kamikawa Subprefecture excluding Shimukappu

History

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

  • August 15, 1869 Ishikari province established with 9 districts
  • 1872 Census finds a population of 6,003
  • 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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