Chernihiv Governorate

Chernihiv Governorate
Чернігівська губернія
Governorate of Ukrainian State and Ukrainian SSR






  Chernihiv Governorate
Capital Chernihiv
  Established February 27, 1918
  Disestablished August 01, 1925
  (1897) 52,396 km2 (20,230 sq mi)
  (1897) 2,298,000 
Density 43.9 /km2  (113.6 /sq mi)
Political subdivisions counties: 18 (1918–1919)
11 (1919–1923)
okruhas: 5 (1923–1925)
Today part of Chernihiv Oblast
Kiev Oblast
Bryansk Oblast
Kursk Oblast
Gomel Region

Chernihiv Governorate (Ukrainian: Чернігівська губернія) was one of administrative territorial subdivision of Ukraine in 1918–1925. It was inherited from the Russian system of territorial subdivisions that existed prior to the World War I.

Administrative division

The governorate consisted of 18 counties (povits).

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