Ryukyu Kinrick

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Ryukyu Kinrick
琉球國

 

 

1429–1879
 

Banner Ryal Crest
Caipital Shuri
Leid(s) Ryukyuan (native leids), Classical Cheenese
Releegion native Ryukyuan releegion, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism
Government Monarchy
King (国王)
 − 1429–1439 Shō Hashi
 − 1477–1526 Shō Shin
 − 1587–1620 Shō Nei
 − 1848–1879 Shō Tai
Sessei (摂政)
 − 1666–1673 Shō Shōken
Kokushi (国司)
 − 1751–1752 Sai On
Legislatur Shuri Ō-fu (首里王府), Sanshikan (三司官)
History
 - Unification 1429
 - Satsuma invasion Aprile 5, 1609
 - Prefectur reform 1871
 - Annexed bi Japan Mairch 11 1879
Aurie 2,271 km2 (877 sq mi)
The day pairt o Banner o Japan Japan
¹ Ming an Qing dynasties.

The Ryukyu Kinrick (Japanese: 琉球王国 Ryūkyū Ōkoku; Ryukyuan: 琉球國 Ruuchuu-kuku; tradeetional Cheenese: 琉球國; simplified Cheenese: 琉球国; pinyin: Liúqiú Guó; historical Inglis name: Lewchew, Luchu) wis an independent kinrick which ruled maist o the Ryukyu Islands frae the 15t century tae the 19t century. The Keengs o Ryukyu unified Okinawa Island an extendit the kinrick tae the Amami Islands in modren-day Kagoshima Prefectur, an the Sakishima Islands near Taiwan. Despite its smaa size, the kinrick played a central role in the maritime trade networks o medieval East an Sootheast Asie.

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