Location of Ishikari Province c. 1869.
Ishikari Province (石狩国 Ishikari-no kuni) was a short-lived province located in Hokkaidō. It corresponded to modern-day Ishikari Subprefecture minus Chitose and Eniwa, all of Sorachi Subprefecture and the southern half of Kamikawa Subprefecture excluding Shimukappu
After 1869, the northern Japanese island was known as Hokkaido; and regional administrative subdivisions were identified, including Ishikari Province.
- August 15, 1869 Ishikari province established with 9 districts
- 1872 Census finds a population of 6,003
- 1882 Provinces dissolved in Hokkaidō.
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