Kharkov Governorate

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Kharkov Governorate
Харьковская губернiя
Харьковское наместничество
Governorate of the Russian Empire


Coat of arms of Слобожанщина

Coat of arms

Location of Слобожанщина
Kharkiv Governorate of the Russian Empire
Capital Kharkіv
 •  Established 1835
 •  Disestablished 1918
 •  (1897) 2,492,316 

Kharkov Governorate (Ха́рьковская губе́рния) was a governorate of the Russian Empire originally founded in 1835. It embraced the historical region of Sloboda Ukraine. From 1765 to 1780 and from 1796 to 1835 the governorate was called the Sloboda Ukraine Governorate. In 1780-1796 there existed the Kharkov Viceroyalty.


1897 Russian Census

  • By the Imperial census of 1897.[1] In bold are languages spoken by more people than the state language.

References and notes

  1. Language Statistics of 1897 (Russian)
  2. Languages, number of speakers which in all gubernia were less than 1000

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