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Radom Governorate

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Radom Governorate

Map. Light green for pre-1866 borders, dark green post-1866.

Radom Governorate (Russian: Радомская Губерния, Polish: Gubernia radomska) was a governorate of the Congress Poland.

History

It was created in 1844 from the merger of the Sandomierz Governorate with Kielce Governorate. Its capital was in Radom (previously a capital of the Sandomierz Governorate).

It was divided into 8 powiats: Kelets, Miechow, Olkusz, Opatow, Opoczyń, Radom and Sandomierz.

In 1866 the Kielce Governorate was once again made an independent entity, and thus split off from the Radom Governorate.

Language

  • 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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