Ishikari Province

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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;[1] and regional administrative subdivisions were identified, including Ishikari Province.[2]

  • 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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