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Guberniya (губе́рния IPA: [gu'bʲɛrnʲɪjə]) (also gubernia, guberniia, gubernya) was a major administrative subdivision of the Imperial Russia, usually translated as governorate or province.
A guberniya was ruled by a governor or (губернатор, gubernator), a word borrowed from either Latin gubernator or Greek kybernates.
By the reform of 1775, subdivision into guberniyas and further into uyezds (уезды) was based on the amount of population, and the term "guberniya" was replaced by the synonym of Russian origin: namestnichestvo (наместничество), sometimes translated as "viceroyalty".
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Guberniya   (406 words)

 Brief History of Lida District
In 1795/6, the region was in the Lithuanian "Litvskaya" guberniya of the Russian Empire.
Guberniyas as a political designation were abolished after the Russian Revolution in 1917.
The decree about the foundation of a new guberniya in Lithuania came after the 9th of September, 1801 and was carried out in the course of the next year, 1802.
www.shtetlinks.jewishgen.org /Lida-District/lida-hist.htm   (1763 words)

 Take a BrainSip (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
A guberniya was ruled by a governor (Russian: &1075;&1091;&1073;&1077;&1088;&1085;&1072;&769;&1090;&1086;&1088;; English transliteration: gubernator).
By the reform of 1775, subdivision into guberniyas and further into uyezds (&1091;&1077;&769;&1079;&1076;&1099;) was based on the amount of population, and the term "guberniya" was replaced by the synonym of Russian origin: &1085;&1072;&1084;&1077;&769;&1089;&1090;&1085;&1080;&1095;&1077;&1089;&1090;&1074;&1086; (English transliteration: namestnichestvo), sometimes translated as "viceroyalty".
By the ukase of Russian Senate by December 31, 1796, the office of Governorate General was demoted to the previous level of Governorate, and Russia was again divided into guberniyas, which were subdivided in uyezds (&1091;&1077;&769;&1079;&1076;), further subdivided into volosts (&1074;&1086;&769;&1083;&1086;&1089;&1090;&1100;), nevertheless several Governorates General made from several guberniyas existed until 1917.
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 Notes on Guberniya District Maps
Following the outer perimeter of blue yields the Guberniya boundary.
In some places a district will be partially clipped from view, but not importantly so: if your town is in the clipped area, it is possible to tell which district it was in.
Caution: It is incorrect to assume that Guberniya boundaries, district boundaries, or district towns (and therefore district names) never changed throughout the 19th century.
www.angelfire.com /or/yizkor/gubmaps.html   (621 words)

 Guberniya - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre
Una Guberniya o Gobernatura General (en ruso губерния IPA: gu'bʲɛrnʲɪjə) (también gubernia, guberniia, gubernya) era la mayor subdivisión administrativa del Imperio Ruso, usualmente, se traduce en gobernatura o provincia.
Una guberniya estaba regida por un gobernador (en ruso губернатор, gubernator).
Por la reforma 1775, la subdivisión de las guberniyas fue aun más y se dividieron en uyezds (уезды) esta subdivisión fue basada en la cantidad de población, y el término guberniya fue remplazado por su sinónimo de origen ruso namiestnichiestvo (en ruso наместничество), a veces traducido como "virreinato".
es.wikipedia.org /wiki/Guberniya   (318 words)

 The Moscow region puts hopes on “Guberniya Ring” :: Russia-InfoCentre
The III International Forum "Moscow region: leisure and tourism" to be held from the 2nd to the 5th of October in the international exhibition center "KrokusExpo" will present among others the project "Guberniya Ring of the Moscow region".
The tour is expected to connect such historic towns as Serpukhov, Mozhaisk, Volokolamsk, Klin, Dmitrov, Segiev Posad and Kolomna and to become the most visited and competitive travel route of the region.
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www.russia-ic.com /news/show/252   (302 words)

 Amazon.com: Guberniya: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
while almost half the regional party secretaries (heads of oblast', guberniya and krai organizations) were former workers.
Guberniya, a political division in pre-revolution- ary Russia, roughly equivalent to...
Father-son of a priest from the Vladimir guberniya,...
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 Rabbi Electors
As you may have noticed from our records, in the elections of the rabbi of the main town of each uyezd participated the representatives from all the communities of this uyezd, at least in the beginning of the 20th century.
The elections were held by the community, but under the control of local administration and police, and the results had to be confirmed by Kaunas guberniya administration - among the records of this Kaunas guberniya administration are separate files on these elections for various communities where we find these lists.
These files also usually contain various correspondences on this matter: reports of the local police on the candidates - usually they are said to be literate in Russian, having no criminal record, and are loyal to the government.
www.mindspring.com /~peggyf/pusalotas/html/rabbi_electors.html   (433 words)

 Jewish Agricultural Colonies of South Ukraine
The colony Vol'naya is not specified on a map because of its isolated position.
For colonies of the Kherson guberniya the first specifies the official name received during the establishment of the colony.
For colonies of Ekaterinoslav guberniya before the official name specifies its official serial number.
www.evkol.nm.ru /maps_table_en.htm   (241 words)

 Gatorsports.com :: 100 years of Gator Football   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The first military settlement was established by Count Alexei Arakcheyev in 1810 in the Klimovichi uyezd of the Mogilev guberniya.
Military settlements were being created on fiscal lands (казённые земли), which would often provoke riots among the state-owned peasants (казённые крестьяне), like the ones in Kholynskaya and Vysotskaya volosts of the Novgorod guberniya in 1817 and among the Bug Cossacks in 1817-1818.
Alexander I, however, stood his ground and announced that "military settlements will be created, even if we have to pave the road from Petersburg to Chudov Chudovo; some 100 km away from Petersburg with dead bodies".
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The basic territorial changes in the former Lublin District, later Lublin Guberniya (province), took place in 1845 after the abolishment of the Podlaska Guberniya, with its capital in Siedlce, and the annexation of a large part of its area.
However, it did not last long because on January 1, 1867, the Siedlce Guberniya was created again including the folowing districts of the Lublin Guberniya: Siedlce, Biała Podlaska, Radzyń and Łuków.
In the same year, however, on the basis of a bili of Czar's Parliament, the Chełm region was separated from the Lublin Guberniya.
www.tnn.lublin.pl /tekst.php?idt=128&f_2t_artykul_trescPage=60   (468 words)

 Regional Economic Digest
The debt was sold out for RUR 6 million, which were allocated to the budget in reckon of "NORSI's" debts.
By acquisition of "Kaprolactam's" debt, trade house "Guberniya" received a right to enter the creditor's committee, which was involved in bankruptcy proceedings at the time of the bid; i.e.
This time "NORSI" and "Guberniya" are disputing over two voting places in "Kaprolactam's board".
www.themoscowtimes.com /stories/2000/06/21/100-print.html   (836 words)

 Tajikistan - The Russian Conquest
An important step in the Russian conquest was the capture of Tashkent from the Quqon Khanate, part of which was annexed in 1866.
In the part of what is now Tajikistan that was incorporated into the Guberniya of Turkestan, many ordinary inhabitants had limited contact with Russian officials or settlers before 1917.
Their position was that the religious and cultural greatness of Islamic civilization had been degraded in the Central Asia of their day.
countrystudies.us /tajikistan/4.htm   (1009 words)

 Vileyka Information
Vileika used to be the main headquarters of the local authorities in Vilna Guberniya in the Oshmany district.
In 1842, after Kovno Guberniya took over part of Vilna Guberniya, the Vilna Guberniya received the area around Vileika from Minsk together with the town of Vileika, which was built from wooden homes.
Vileika central town in the Vilna Guberniya, becme part of the Russian Empire in 1793, and in 1795 established a central town in the Minsk Guberniya.
www.eilatgordinlevitan.com /vileyka/vil_pages/vil_stories_info.html   (1664 words)

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The national composition of the latter area is difficult to measure as both Russian, Polish and Soviet censuses are not often reliable.
According to the first census of the Russian Empire, 1897, the population of the Vilna guberniya was distributed as follows.
Keep in mind that the significant territory of the province had a Belarusian speaking majority and as of today is included in Belarus (mostly into the Hrodna voblast, but also in the Minsk voblast, and Vitsebsk voblast).
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 Chernigov Genealogy Group: Towns and Districts, 1894/95
Chernigov guberniya was in existence from 1802 until 1929/1932.
We have not yet located a list of the Chernigov guberniya towns from 1895-1929/1932, and so, must rely on the list of towns and uezds/districts as listed in the Vsia Rossiya directory for 1894/1895.
As of 1894/1895, Snovskoye/Rylovichi was not in the business directory list of Chernigov guberniya towns; it might have been in another guberniya.
www.rootsweb.com /~ukrchern/towns1894.htm   (311 words)

 The Samovar - The Rossica Society Forum
Likewise, Zhitomir was apparently not the head of a province, being in Volinsk Guberniya.
It is curious that, as with Revel, the name of the guberniya also does not appear in this postmark’s inscription.
Warsaw is the adjective; Guberniya is the noun.
www.rossica.org /Samovar/viewthread.php?tid=933&page=1   (843 words)

 Pale of Settlement - Wikipedia Mirror
Polotsk guberniya (was later reorganized into Vitebsk guberniya)
Chernigov guberniya (some parts of it are in Bryansk Oblast now)
Vitebsk guberniya (some parts of it are in Pskov Oblast now)
www.wiki-mirror.us /index.php/Pale_of_Settlement   (1407 words)

Each of those administrative units (Guberniya) was placed under supervision of a governor or governor general (In Russian: Gubernator) acting in the name of the ruler.
Chernigov is the name of Province - it use to be known as Chernigov Guberniya, and currently is known as Chernigov Oblast'.
In 1925 it was Wolenska Guberniya and a part of Poland.
jewishwebindex.com /guberniyas1.htm   (1038 words)

 Origin of SVERDLOV name
Borisov is in Minsk guberniya (province), at the northern end, south and slightly west of Lepel'.
Lepel' (Vitebsk guberniya) is south of Polotsk (Vitebsk guberniya) (in betweens Borisov and Polotsk).
One major industry was logging and the cutting and transport of building grade timber from the forests to the major towns like Kherson at the mouth of the river.
home.nyc.rr.com /sverdlov/names_origin.html   (1422 words)

 The Chernigov Genealogy Group
It was bordered by the guberniyas of Minsk to the west, Smolensk to the north, Orel to the northeast, Kursk to the east, Poltava to the southeast, and Kiev to the southwest.
Around 1929/1932, the borders of Chernigov guberniya changed, and the towns in Chernigov guberniya were now no longer exclusively in Russia.
Most of them became a part the country Ukraine, in a new administrative district known as Chernihiv oblast; others became part of the country Belarus, and the remaining towns stayed under Russian rule.
www.rootsweb.com /~ukrchern   (126 words)

 Subdivisions of Russia
In 1920th years of Guberniyas have been transformed into Krays and regions (Oblast) and Uezds have been divided into Rayons (analog for county).
In 1799 czar Pavel I renamed all namestnichestvos to guberniya and namestniks to gubernator (governor).
Not all guberniyas were namestnichestvo in the past.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/ru-_misc.html   (1401 words)

Fire destroyed major fonds (record groups) in a warehouse of the Kamianets-Podilsky State/City Archives in Ukraine on Thursday, April 10.
The archives held the records of the area that comprised Podolia guberniya during czarist times--an area with a large Jewish population at the beginning of the 20th century.
These historical fonds (about 100,000 files) cover the history of Podolia guberniya from the end of the 18th century through the beginning of the 20th century.
www.fgs.org /rpa/Ukraine.htm   (422 words)

 LitvakSIG - Creation of Kovno Guberniya
The Northern Uyezds of the current Vilno Guberniya, namely: Telshi, Shavli, Rassein, Upita, Novoaleksandrovsk, Vilkomir, and part of Kovno shall form a new guberniya which will be named Kovno Guberniya, and the City of Kovno will be its capital.
Instead of the northern uyezds, which go to the new Kovno Guberniya, the Lida Uyezd of the Grodno Guberniya, and Disna and Vileika Uyezds of Minsk Guberniya will be added to the Vilno Guberniya.
Since Kovno leaves the Vilno Guberniya, Troki's status will be restored and this city will become the center of the Troki Uyezd, and some lands of the current Kovno Uyezd which extend to the town of Rumshishki (or the southwest edge of the newly organized Kovno Guberniya) will be added to this uyezd.
www.jewishgen.org /Litvak/HTML/createkovno.htm   (380 words)

 Russian archives
Its members were free of taxation, served in government positions, and were not subject to the authority of guberniya
This class is distinguished by its organization privileges and was subject to ecclesiastical rule by the diocese.
These records are in the fonds (record groups) of the 1897 Census Comission and the Guberniya Statistics Committee.
www.rootsinrussia.com /soviet-archives.htm   (1798 words)

 RootsWeb: BRITISH-JEWRY-L Re: [British Jewry] Grodno
The southern part of Vilna Guberniya that was the
Guberniya, as well as Disna and Vileika Uezds, then part of the Minsk
part of Grodno Guberniya was added to Minsk Guberniya.
archiver.rootsweb.com /th/read/BRITISH-JEWRY/2002-12/1041331182   (304 words)

 Latgale Research Center - Latgalians in Detail   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Subsequently, in the eighteenth century, all of these Latvian territories areas were acquired by Russia and became part of the Russian Empire, yet remained divided by political and jurisdictional boundaries.
Latgale was part of the Vitebsk guberniya governed from Mohilev while the rest of Latvia fell within the Baltic provinces under a special administrative rule granted to the German Baltic nobility.
At the start of the twentieth century Latgale was comprised of the districts of Daugavpils, Rezekne and Ludza, situated in the northwestern part of the old Vitebsk guberniya of the Russian Empire.
www.hood.edu /academics/html/latgale/latgalians_detail.shtml   (1768 words)

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