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Kharkov Governorate

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Kharkiv Governorate
Governorate of the Russian Empire
Coat of arms

Kharkov Governorate of the Russian Empire
• (1897)
• Established
• Disestablished
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Sloboda Ukraine Governorate
Kharkiv Governorate
Today part of Ukraine

Kharkov Governorate (Ха́рьковская губе́рния/ Khár'kovskaya gubérniya) was a governorate of the Russian Empire founded in 1835. It embraced the historical region of Sloboda Ukraine. From 1765 to 1780 and from 1796 to 1835 the governorate was called the Sloboda Ukraine Governorate. In 1780-1796 there existed the Kharkov Viceroyalty.


1897 Russian Census

  • By the Imperial census of 1897.[1] In bold are languages spoken by more people than the state language.

Uyezds of Kharkov Governorate

References and notes

  1. ^ Language Statistics of 1897 Archived 2011-06-22 at the Wayback Machine (in Russian)
  2. ^ Languages, number of speakers which in all gubernia were less than 1000

Further reading

  • William Henry Beable (1919), "Governments or Provinces of the Former Russian Empire: Kharkov", Russian Gazetteer and Guide, London: Russian Outlook – via Open Library

Coordinates: 50°00′00″N 36°13′45″E / 50.0000°N 36.2292°E / 50.0000; 36.2292

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