Chikuzen (筑前国; Chikuzen no kuni) was an old province of Japan in the area that is today part of Fukuoka Prefecture on Kyūshū, but without the southern and eastern parts of Fukuoka. Before the modern prefecture system was established the land of Japan was divided into tens of kuni (国 countries) usually known in For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Japan topics. WikipediaWikiProject Japanese prefectures for guidelines --> is a prefecture of Japan located on Kyūshū Island. or Kyushu is the third-largest Island of Japan and most southwesterly of its four main islands. Chikuzen bordered Buzen, Bungo, Chikugo, and Hizen Provinces. Buzen (豊前国 -no kuni was an old province of Japan in northern Kyūshū, which bordered on Bungo and Chikuzen provinces Today was a province of Japan in eastern Kyūshū. It bordered Buzen, Hyuga, Higo, Chikugo, and Chikuzen provinces is the name of a fomer province of Japan in the area that is today the southern part of Fukuoka Prefecture, on Kyūshū. Hizen (肥前国 Hizen no kuni was an old province of Japan which bordered on Chikuzen and Chikugo.
The original provincial capital is believed to be near Dazaifu, although Fukuoka city has become dominant in modern times. is a city located in Fukuoka prefecture, Japan. Nearby cities include Onojo and Chikushino. is the capital city of Fukuoka Prefecture and is situated on the northern shore of the island of Kyūshū in Japan, across
At the end of the 13th century A. D Chikuzen was the landing point for a Mongol invasion force. The of 1274 and 1281 were major Military operations undertaken by Kublai Khan to invade the Japanese Islands after conquering Korea But the main force was destroyed by a typhoon (later called kamikaze). Kamikaze (神風 is a Japanese word usually translated as divine wind, believed to be a gift from the gods
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