Hitachi Province (常陸国, Hitachi no Kuni) was an old province of Japan in the area of Ibaraki Prefecture. It was sometimes called Jōshū (常州). Hitachi Province bordered on Iwashiro, Iwaki, Shimōsa, and Shimotsuke Provinces.
The ancient provincial capital and temple were located near modern Ishioka and have been excavated, while the chief shrine was further east at Kashima. In the Sengoku period the area was divided among several daimyōs, but the chief castle town was usually the modern city of Mito.
- Ibaraki Prefecture
- Ibaraki District (茨城郡)
- Kashima District (鹿島郡) - dissolved
- Kōchi District (河内郡) - merged with Shida District to become Inashiki District (稲敷郡) on March 29, 1896
- Kuji District (久慈郡)
- Makabe District (真壁郡) - dissolved
- Naka District (那珂郡)
- Namegata District (行方郡) - dissolved
- Niihari District (新治郡) - dissolved
- Shida District (信太郡) - merged with Kawachi District to become Inashiki District on March 29, 1896
- Taga District (多賀郡) - dissolved
- Tsukuba District (筑波郡) - dissolved
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