Ryukyu Kinrick

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Ryukyu Kinrick
琉球國

 

 

1429–1879
 


Ryal Crest

Caipital Shuri
Leids 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  Japan
¹ Ming an Qing dynasties.
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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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