Wilno County, Wilno Land

Wilno County[a] was a county with capital in Vilanus located in the Republic of Central Lithuania, and later de jure in Wilno Land, Second Polish Republic. Between 1920 and 1922 it was a county in Republic of Central Lithuania, established in place of former Vilensky Uyezd, Vilna Governorate. In 1922, following the incorporation of Central Lithuania into Poland, the county become a part of then established Wilno Land. In 1921, the county had informally united with Troki County, and between 1923 and 1924 they had been formally transformed into Wilno-Troki County.[1] In 1921, from the county was separated city of Vilanus, that was reformed into a separate county.[2]

Wilno County
County of Central Lithuania and Wilno Land
1920–1921 (de facto)
1920–1923/1924 (de jure)
POL powiat wileński map.svg
Location within Wilno Land
CapitalVilnius
History
 • TypeCounty
History 
13 December 1920
• Informal unification with Troki County
1921
• Formal transformation into Wilno-Troki County
1923/1924
Contained within
 • Country Central Lithuania (de facto 1920–1921, de jure 1920–1922)
Second Polish Republic (de jure 1922–1923/1924)
 • DistrictWilno Land (de jure 1922–1923/1924)
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Vilensky Uyezd
Wilno-Troki County
Vilnius

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NotesEdit

  1. ^ Polish: Powiat wileński; Lithuanian: Vilniaus apskritis.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ustrój administracji ogólnej na Wileńszczyźnie w okresie międzywojennym by Michał Gałędek. Gdańsk. Wydawnictwo Historyczne Tabularium. 2012, p. 33-35, 84. ISBN 978-83-63923-01-3.
  2. ^ Dz. U. TKR nr 9 (19), dekret nr 96, 18 February 1921.

BibliographyEdit

  • Zeszyt VII. Spis ludności na terenach administrowanych przez Zarząd Cywilny Ziem Wschodnich (grudzień 1919). Lviv/Warsaw. Książnica Polska T-wa Naucz. Szkół Wyższych. 1920, p. 50, series: Prace geograficzne wydawane by Eugenjusz Romer.
  • Zarząd Cywilny Ziem Wschodnich (19 lutego 1919 – 9 września 1920) by Joanna Gierowska-Kałłaur, 1st eddition. Warsaw. Wydawnictwo Neriton. Instytut Historii PAN. 2003. p. 447. ISBN 83-88973-60-6.