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The Minsk Governorate (Russian: Минская губерния) or Government of Minsk was a governorate (guberniya) of the Russian Empire. The seat was in Minsk. It was created in 1793 from the land acquired in the partitions of Poland, and lasted until 1921.

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Administrative structureEdit

Vileysky and Disnensky Uyezds passed to the Vilna Governorate in 1843. In 1919, Baranovichsky Uyezd was created from Novogorodoksky Uyezd and Nesvizhsky Uyezd was created from Slutsky Uyezd. In 1920, Novogrudoksky, Pinsky, Baranovichsky, and Nesvizhsky Uyezds were left to Poland.

DemographicsEdit

County Belarusians Jews Russians Poles Ukrainians
(total) 76,0 % 16,0 % 3,9 % 3,0 %
Bobruysky Uyezd 67,4 % 19,4 % 10,0 % 2,0 %
Borisovsky Uyezd 80,9 % 11,2 % 3,1 % 4,1 %
Igumensky Uyezd 82,6 % 12,3 % 1,8 % 2,9 %
Minsky Uyezd 59,2 % 23,1 % 9,5 % 7,1 %
Mozyrsky Uyezd 79,5 % 16,3 % 1,5 % 2,1 %
Novogrudsky Uyezd 83,7 % 12,3 % 1,6 % 1,7 %
Pinsky Uyezd 74,3 % 19,5 % 2,6 % 2,6 %
Rechitsky Uyezd 82,5 % 12,8 % 1,4 % 1,1 % 1,7 %
Slutsky Uyezd 78,5 % 15,7 % 1,8 % 2,8 %

Further readingEdit

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

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Coordinates: 53°54′08″N 27°33′42″E / 53.9022°N 27.5618°E / 53.9022; 27.5618