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Kinzan-bugyō (金山奉行) were officials of the Tokugawa shogunate in Edo period Japan.

This bakufu title identifies an official with responsibility for superintending all mines, mining and metals-extraction activities in Japan.[1]

List of kinzan-bugyō

See also

  • Bugyō
  • Kinza - Gold za (monopoly office or guild).
  • Ginza - Silver za (monopoly office or guild).
  • Dōza - Copper za (monopoly office or guild).


  1. ^ Hall, John Wesley. (1955) p. 201Tanuma Okitsugu: Forerunner of Modern Japan,
  2. ^ Walker, Brett L. (2001). p. 57.The Conquest of Ainu Lands: Ecology and Culture in Japanese Expansion, 1590-1800,


  • Hall, John Wesley. (1955). Tanuma Okitsugu: Forerunner of Modern Japan. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.
  • Walker, Brett L. (2001). The Conquest of Ainu Lands: Ecology and Culture in Japanese Expansion, 1590-1800. Berkeley: University of California Press. ISBN 0-520-22736-0

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