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Echigo province

Echigo (越後国; -no kuni) was an old province in north-central Japan, on the Sea of Japan side. It bordered on Uzen, Iwashiro, Kozuke, Shinano, and Etchu provinces. Today the area is known as Niigata prefecture combined with Sado province.

The article is originally from OpenHistory.