Kishinyovsky Uyezd

Kishinyovsky Uyezd (Кишинёвский уезд) was one of the subdivisions of the Bessarabia Governorate of the Russian Empire. It was situated in the central part of the governorate. Its administrative centre was Chișinău.


At the time of the Russian Empire Census of 1897, Kishinyovsky Uyezd had a population of 279,657. Of these, 62.9% spoke Moldovan or Romanian, 19.5% Yiddish, 11.9% Russian, 1.9% Ukrainian, 1.3% Polish, 0.8% German, 0.7% Romani, 0.4% Bulgarian, 0.2% Armenian, 0.1% Greek and 0.1% Tatar as their native language.[1]


  1. ^ "Демоскоп Weekly - Приложение. Справочник статистических показателей". Retrieved 2019-12-21.