Northwestern Krai

Northwestern Krai (Russian: Северо-Западный край) was an unofficial subdivision (krai) of the Russian Empire in the territories of the former Grand Duchy of Lithuania (present-day Belarus and Lithuania). The center was in Vilna city. Northwestern Krai together with the Southwestern Krai formed the Western Krai.

Northwestern Krai of the Russian Empire

It included six guberniyas:

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ReferencesEdit

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Coordinates: 54°N 26°E / 54°N 26°E / 54; 26