Ugo Province

Map of the former Japanese provinces with Ugo highlighted

Ugo Province (羽後国 Ugo-no kuni) is an old province of Japan in the area of Akita Prefecture[1] and some parts of Yamagata Prefecture (specifically Akumi District).[2] It was sometimes called Ushū (羽州), with Uzen Province.

Historical districts


  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Ugo" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 1010, p. 1010, at Google Books.
  2. Newland, Amy Reigle. (2005). The Hotei Encyclopedia of Japanese Woodblock Prints, p. 428.


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