Primorskaya Oblast

From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core
Jump to: navigation, search
Warning: Value not specified for "common_name"
Primorskaya Oblast
Примо́рская о́бласть
Primorskaya oblast'
Oblast of Russia

Flag Coat of arms
Flag Coat of arms
Capital Haishenwei
 •  Established 1856
 •  Proclamation of the Far Eastern Republic 1920
Today part of  Russia

Primorskaya Oblast (Russian: Примо́рская о́бласть) was an administrative division of the Russian Empire and the early Russian SFSR, created on October 13, 1856 by the Governing Senate.[1] Originally the oblast included the territories of the Kamchatka and Chukchi Peninsulas, the Okhotsk Coast, Priamurye, and the Sakhalin and Kuril Islands; later the Amur River's left bank and Primorye were added.[1] The seat of the oblast was originally in Nikolayevsk-on-Amur, but was later moved to Vladivostok.[1] In 1884, Primorskaya Oblast became a part of the newly formed Priamurye General-Governorship.[1]

Primorskaya Oblast ceased to exist when the Far Eastern Republic was proclaimed in 1920.



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 History of Soviet Primorye, p. 31


  • "История Советского Приморья" (History of the Soviet Primorye), под ред. А. И. Крушанова (ed. A. I. Krushanov). Дальневосточное книжное издательство. Владивосток, 1976.

Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.