Teshio Province

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Location of Teshio Province c. 1869.

Teshio Province (天塩国 Teshio no kuni?) was a short-lived province located in Hokkaidō, corresponding to all of modern-day Rumoi Subprefecture and the northern half of Kamikawa Subprefecture.


After 1869, the northern Japanese island was known as Hokkaido;[1] and regional administrative subdivisions were identified, including Teshio Province.[2]

  • August 15, 1869 Teshio Province established with 6 districts
  • 1872 Census finds a population of 1,576
  • 1882 Provinces dissolved in Hokkaidō