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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?).


This iteration of Iwaki Province was established in Meiji Era. It was cut out of Mutsu Province and corresponded to the eastern part of modern Fukushima Prefecture on December 17 of 1868 of Japanese calendar, which is January 19, 1869 of Gregorian calendar. Its population in 1872 was 348,608.

Historical districts

See also



  • Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric and Käthe Roth. (2005). OCLC 58053128

Other websites

  • Murdoch's map of provinces, 1903
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