The Sōma Domain (相馬藩 Sōma-han) was a Japanese domain of the Edo period, located in southern Mutsu Province. It was ruled by the Sōma clan. This domain was also known as the Nakamura Domain (中村藩 Nakamura han) according to the capital Nakamura (present-day Sōma City).
- Rulers : the Sōma clan
- Capital : Nakamura
- Realm : present-day northern Hamadōri of Fukushima Prefecture, more precisely Soma City, Minami-soma City, part of Futaba District.
- Kokudaka: 60,000
Also, the Nakamura Domain suffered famine disasters in 1780s, and accepted immigrants from the Ecchu Province (present-day Toyama Prefecture) in order to keep the population. In 1830s to 1840s, the Nakamura Domain practiced the Hōtoku agricultural method originated by Ninomiya Sontoku whose birthplace was Odawara.
- Sōma clan
- Sōma, Fukushima
- Ninomiya Sontoku
- Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster : The former name of the hypocenter "Ōkuma" was "Kumakawa" where was the southernmost territory of the Nakamura Domain.
- Sendai Domain
- Iwakitaira Domain
- Mito Domain
|This Japanese history–related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|