Sukhum Okrug

The Sukhum Okrug (Russian: Сухумский округ) was an okrug (district) of the Kutais Governorate of the Caucasus Viceroyalty of the Russian Empire. It roughly corresponded to most of present-day Abkhazia.

Sukhum Okrug
Сухумский округ
Abkhazia in Russian Empire (1914).svg
CountryRussia
Political statusOkrug
RegionCaucasus
Established1883
Abolished1921
Area
 • Total8,621 km2 (3,329 sq mi)
Population
 (1897)
 • Total106,179
 • Density12/km2 (32/sq mi)

DemographicsEdit

As of 1897, 106,179 people populated the okrug from various nationalities, with Abkhazians and Mingrelians forming the largest ethnic groups.

Ethnic groups in 1897[1]Edit

TOTAL 106,179 100%
Abkhazians 58,697 55,28%
Mingrelians 23,810 22,42%
Armenians 6,552 6,17%
Greeks 5,393 5,08%
Russians 5,135 4,84%
Georgians 1,830 1,72%
Turks 1,347 1,27%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Демоскоп Weekly – Приложение. Справочник статистических показателей" (in Russian). Demoscope.ru. Retrieved 2016-10-26.