Tula Governorate

Tula Governorate (Russian: Тульская губерния) was an administrative division (a guberniya) of the Russian Empire and the Russian SFSR, located in the south of Moscow Governorate.[1]

Coat of arms of Tula Governorate

The Governate existed from 1796 to 1929; its seat was in the city of Tula. It was divided into twelve districts.[1] The main towns were Alexin, Bogoroditsk, Byelev, Chern, Epifan, Efremov, Kashira, Krapivna, Novosil, Odoyev, Tula, and Venev.

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  1. ^ a b "Tula" . Encyclopædia Britannica. 27 (11th ed.). 1911. pp. 365–366.

Coordinates: 54°12′00″N 37°37′00″E / 54.2000°N 37.6167°E / 54.2000; 37.6167