Samara Governorate

Samara Governorate (Russian: Самарская губерния) was an administrative division (a guberniya) of the Russian Empire and Russian SFSR, located in the Volga Region. It existed from 1851 to 1928; its seat was in the city of Samara.[1]

Samara Governorate
Самарская губерния
Governorate of the Russian Empire
1851–1928
Coat of arms of Samara
Coat of arms
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Map of Samara Governorate, 1890s.
CapitalSamara
Population 
• 1897
2,751,336
History
History 
• Established
1851
• Disestablished
14 May 1928
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Kuibyshev Socialist Workers' Republic
Kuibyshev Socialist Workers' Republic

Administrative divisionsEdit

The governorate was divided into seven uyezds (counties). These were:[1]

 
Map of the administrative divisions of the governorate, to 1918

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Самарская губерния" [Samara Governorate]. Brockhaus and Efron Encyclopedic Dictionary (in Russian). St. Petersburg. 1900.

Coordinates: 53°11′00″N 50°07′00″E / 53.1833°N 50.1167°E / 53.1833; 50.1167