Kostroma Governorate

Kostroma Governorate (Russian: Орловская губерния, Kostromskaya guberniya) was an administrative division (a guberniya) of the Russian Empire and the Russian SFSR, which existed from 1796 to 1929. Its administrative center was in the city of Kostroma.

Kostroma Governorate
Костромская губерния
Governorate of Russian Empire
1796–1929
Coat of arms of Kostroma
Coat of arms
Ru Kostromskaj Gubernia.jpg
Map of Kostroma Governorate.
CapitalKostroma
History 
• Established
1796
• Disestablished
1929

HistoryEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

Coordinates: 57°46′00″N 40°56′00″E / 57.7667°N 40.9333°E / 57.7667; 40.9333