Terek Oblast

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Terek Oblast (English)
Терская область (Modern Russian)
Gubernias del Caucaso - Oblast de Tersk - Imperio Ruso.png
Coat of Arms
Coat of Arms of Terek oblast (Russian empire).png
Established 1860
Abolished 1920
Political status
Region
Oblast
Caucasus
Area
Area
- Rank
60,868.9 verst²
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Population (1897 census)
Population
- Rank
- Density
- Urban
- Rural
933,936 inhabitants
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15.3 inhab. / verst²
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n/a
Government
First Head
Last Head
Dmitry Svyatopolk-Mirsky
Sergei Kleimer

The Terek Oblast was an oblast (province) of the Russian Empire. It roughly corresponded to most of present-day northeastern Caucasus. It was created out of the former territories of the Caucasian Peoples.

Demographics

As of 1897, 933,936 people populated the oblast. Russians constituted the majority of the population. Significant minorities consisted of Chechens, Ossetians and Kabardians.

Ethnic groups in 1897[1]

TOTAL 933,936 100%
Russians 271,185 29%
Chechens 223,347 23.9%
Ossetians 96,621 10.3%
Kabardians 84,093 9%
Ingush 47,184 5.1%
Nogais 36,577 3.9%
Kumyks 31,826 3.4%
Tatars 27,370 2.9%
Armenians 11,803 1.3%

References

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