b Often listed as Kyoto.
a The encyclopedia lists Kazusa (Satomi Clan) as a province with Iron. In game this is not the case, Kazusa has no Iron. It is currently unknown whether this is a bug or last minute balance update.
The Ishida, Kobayakawa, Kuroda, Toyotomi, Utsunomiya Clans and the rebel factions (Buddist Rebels, Christian Rebels, Rebels) have no provinces at the start of the game.
(Excluding the Naval Factions Portugal (Total War: Shogun 2) and Wako Pirates)
|C||Craftwork||Fletchers can be built|
|F||Farming||Improved Irrigation can be built|
|G||Gold||Open Pit Gold Mines can be built|
|HG||Hallowed Ground||Mountain Hermitages and Bilgrim Hostels can be built|
|H||Horses||Horse Breeders can be built|
|I||Iron||Deep Iron Mines can be built|
|NT||Naval Tradition||Pirate Lairs and Warehouses can be built|
|N||Ninja||Burakumin Villages and Ninjutsu Schools can be built|
|PT||Philosopical Tradition||Libary or Magistrate can be built|
|PF||Prime Forest||Lumberyards can be built|
|S||Smithing||Armourers and Weaponsmiths can be built|
|ST||Stone||Stonemasons can be built|