Hidaka Province

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Location of Hidaka Province c. 1869.

Hidaka Province (日高国, Hidaka-no kuni) was a short-lived province located in Hokkaidō. It corresponded to modern-day Hidaka Subprefecture.


After 1869, the northern Japanese island was known as Hokkaido;[1] and regional administrative subdivisions were identified, including Hidaka Province.[2]

  • August 15, 1869 Hidaka Province established with 7 districts
  • 1872 Census finds a population of 6,574
  • 1882 Provinces dissolved in Hokkaidō.




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