Kii Province

Kii Province
Location of Kii Province.

Kii Province

Kii Province (紀伊国) was an old Province of Japan, located in what is now Wakayama and Mie Prefecture.1

In the Nihongi the Goddess Izanami is said to have been buried in this Province in the village of Arima.2


1. Louis Frederic, translated by Kathe Roth (2002) “Japan Encyclopedia”. London: Harvard University Press.
2. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to AD697”. Tuttle Publishing.

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