Awa Province (Tokushima)

Awa Province (阿波国, Awa-no kuni) was an old province of Japan in the area that is today Tokushima Prefecture on Shikoku.[1] Awa was bordered by Tosa, Sanuki, and Iyo Provinces. It was sometimes called Ashū (阿州) .

Map of Japanese provinces (1868) with Awa Province (Tokushima) highlighted

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ReferencesEdit

  • Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric and Käthe Roth. (2005). Japan encyclopedia. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. ISBN 978-0-674-01753-5; OCLC 58053128

External linksEdit

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