Iwaki Province (1868)

Iwaki (磐城国, Iwaki-no kuni) was an old province in the area that is today Fukushima Prefecture.[1] It was sometimes called Banshū (磐州).

History

Historical districts

  • Miyagi Prefecture
  • Fukushima Prefecture
    • Nakadōri Region, Fukushima
    • Hamadōri Region, Fukushima
      • Iwaki District (磐城郡) - absorbed Iwasaki and Kikuta Districts to become a new and expanded Iwaki District (石城郡) on April 1, 1896
      • Iwasaki District (磐前郡) - merged into Iwaki District (along with Kikuta District) on April 1, 1896
      • Kikuta District (菊多郡) - merged into Iwaki District (along with Iwasaki District) on April 1, 1896
      • Namekata District (行方郡) - merged with Uda District to become Sōma District on April 1, 1896
      • Naraha District (楢葉郡) - merged with Shineha District to become Futaba District on April 1, 1896
      • Shineha District (標葉郡) - merged with Naraha District to become Futaba District on April 1, 1896
      • Uda District (宇多郡) - merged with Namekata District to become Sōma District on April 1, 1896

See also

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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