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Klimovichskiy Uyezd

Klimovichskiy Uyezd (Russian: Климовичский уезд) was an administrative unit of the Mogilev Governorate, Russian Empire, which existed between the years of 1777 and 1927. Klimavichy was the uyezd town of the administrative unit. The town is located in modern-day Belarus.

Klimovichskiy Uyezd

Климовичский уезд
Coat of Arms of the Governorate
Coat of Arms of the Governorate
Population
(1897)
 • Total143,287

HistoryEdit

Klimovichskiy Uyezd was formed in March 1777. In 1796, the Uyezd became a part of the Belarusian Governorate. In 1802, it became a part of the Mogilev Governorate.[1]

From 1919, Klimovichskiy Uyezd became part of the newly formed Gomel Governorate of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic.

Starting in 1923, Soviet uyezds began transforming into different administrative districts called Raions.[2] In June 1927, Klimovichskiy Uyezd officially became a part of the Belorussian Mogilev District.[1]

PopulationEdit

In 1897, 143,287 people lived in Klimovichskiy Uyezd, with 4,714 people living in the main town of Klimavichy.[3]

Breakdown of the 1897 population:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "История" (in Russian). Retrieved 26 September 2018.
  2. ^ James R. Millar. Encyclopedia of Russian History. Macmillan Reference USA. New York, 2004. ISBN 0-02-865693-8
  3. ^ "Первая всеобщая перепись населения Российской Империи 1897 г." (in Russian). Retrieved 26 September 2018.