Suwa Province

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Location of Suwa Province (721)

Suwa Prefecture (諏方国, Suwa no kuni) is an old province in the area of Nagano Prefecture.[1]

It was located in the Tōsandō region of central Honshu. According to the old history book Shoku Nihongi, it was established on June 26 of 721 and abolished on March 3 of 731 (old Japanese calendar's date). Neither the location of the capital nor the exact border with Shinano is known.

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