Tsukushi Province

Tsukushi Province (筑紫国, Tsukushi-no kuni) was an ancient province of Japan, in the area of Chikuzen and Chikugo provinces.[1] This province was located within Fukuoka Prefecture.[2] It was sometimes called Chikushū (筑州).


  1. Satow, Ernest. (1874). "The Geography of Japan," Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan, Vol. 1-2, p. 35., p. 35, at Google Books
  2. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Chikuzen" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 114, p. 114, at Google Books, "Chikugo" at p. 113, p. 113, at Google Books.


  • 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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