Wakasa Province (若狭国, Wakasa no kuni?) was an old province of Japan in the area that is today southern Fukui Prefecture. It is also known as Jakushū (若州?) or Reinan (嶺南?).
The province's ancient capital was at Obama, which continued to be the main castle town through the Edo period.
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