Ministry of Home Affairs (Japan)

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Ministry of Home Affairs
自治省
Jichi-shō
Agency overview
Formed July 1, 1960 (1960-07-01)
Preceding agency
Dissolved January 5, 2001 (2001-01-05)
Superseding agency
Jurisdiction  Japan
Headquarters Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Parent agency Government of Japan

Ministry of Home Affairs (自治省, Jichishō) was a ministry in the Japanese government that existed from July 1, 1960, to January 5, 2001, and is now part of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. The head of the ministry was a member of a cabinet.