Kyushu is one of the islands that make up the Japanese archipelago alongside Hokkaido, Honshu and Shikoku, located in the southwestern part. In this, it is the third size.
The transition of Kyushu
In ancient times Kyushu was called Tsukushi no Shima. * Current Chikushi is read as a dick
Tsukushi no shima Island was divided into the following four categories.
Chikushi country (present Kyushu northern part)
Fertilizing country (present Kyushu Chubu)
Toyokuni (present Kyushu eastern part)
Kumagusuku (current Kyushu southern part)
When it was introduced in the 7th century, the Yamato administration adopted the rule set, it was divided into nine as follows.
Chikuzen country / Current Fukuoka prefecture northwestern part
Chikugo country / Current Fukuoka prefecture southwestern part
Hizen country / Current Saga prefecture, Nagasaki prefecture except Iki · Tsushima
Higo country / Currently almost Kumamoto prefecture
Buzen coutry / Eastern half of Fukuoka prefecture and northern Oita prefecture
Bungo coutry / Most part of Oita prefecture currently in Bungoe
Hyuga country / Current Miyazaki Prefecture
Osumi country / Current Kagoshima prefecture eastern part
Satsuma country / Current West Kagoshima prefecture
Generally, the generic name of these nine countries is “Kyushu”.
Currently, Kyushu has the following seven prefectures.
And in Kyushu Japan we plan to deal with the Kyushu Okinawa region including Okinawa.