Toyo Province

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Toyo Province (豊国 Toyo-no kuni?) was an ancient province of Japan, in the area of Buzen and Bungo Provinces.[1] The ancient entity was located in modern Ōita Prefecture and northeastern Fukuoka Prefecture.[2] It was divided into Buzen and Bungo in 683. It was sometimes called Hōshū (豊州?).

Emperor Keikō is said to make Unade rule Toyo province and give him the surname Toyo-no-kuni-no-atai. This province is considered to have come under the central government at the early stage.

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