Kalisz Governorate

Kalisz Governorate (Polish: gubernia kaliska, Russian: Калишская губерния) was an administrative unit (a governorate) of Congress Poland.

Kalisz Governorate
Калишская губерния
gubernia kaliska
Governorate of Russian Empire
1867–1915
Coat of arms of Kalisz
Coat of arms
Kalisz in Russian Empire (1914).svg
Location within the Russian Empire
CapitalKalish
Area 
• 
11,336.6 km2 (4,377.1 sq mi)
Population 
• 1897[1]
840,597
History
History 
• Established
1867
• Disestablished
1915
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Warsaw Governorate
Government General of Warsaw

HistoryEdit

It was created in 1837 from the Kalisz Voivodeship, and had the same borders and centre (Kalisz) as the voivodeship.

The Reform of 1844 merged the governorate into the larger Warsaw Governorate, until the 1867 reform which reversed those changes and recreated the Kalisz Governorate.

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References and notesEdit

  1. ^ "Первая всеобщая перепись населения Российской Империи 1897 г." [The first general census of the population of the Russian Empire in 1897]. Demoscope Weekly (in Russian).
  2. ^ Language Statistics of 1897 Archived 2011-06-22 at the Wayback Machine (in Russian)
  3. ^ Languages, number of speakers which in all gubernia were less than 1000

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Coordinates: 51°45′50″N 18°05′04″E / 51.763799°N 18.084363°E / 51.763799; 18.084363