Kharkov Governorate

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.

Kharkov Governorate
Governorate of the Russian Empire
Coat of arms of Слобожанщина
Coat of arms
Kharkov guberniya.jpg
Kharkov Governorate of the Russian Empire
• (1897)
• Established
• Disestablished
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Sloboda Ukraine Governorate
Kharkiv Governorate
Today part of Ukraine


1897 Russian CensusEdit

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

Uyezds of Kharkov GovernorateEdit

References and notesEdit

  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 readingEdit

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

External linksEdit

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