Augustów Governorate

Augustów Governorate (Polish: Gubernia augustowska, Lithuanian: Augustavo gubernija) was an administrative unit (governorate) of the Congress Poland.

Augustów Governorate
Gubernia augustowska
Governorate of the Kingdom of Poland
(Congress Poland)
1837–1867
Coat of arms
CapitalSuwałki
Area
  Coordinates53°10′N 22°5′E
History 
 Established
1837
 Disestablished
1867
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Augustów Voivodeship
Łomża Governorate
Suwałki Governorate

It was created in 1837 from the Augustów Voivodship, and had the same borders and capital (Suwałki) as the voivodship. In 1867 territories of the Augustów Governorate and the Płock Governorate were divided into a smaller Płock Governorate, Suwałki Governorate (consisting mostly of the Augustów Governorate territories) and recreated Łomża Governorate.

Administrative divisions

It was divided into 7 powiats:

  • Biebrzańsk County (seat in Szczuczyn)
  • Dąbrowski County (seat in Lipsk, later in Augustów)
  • Kalvarija County
  • Łomża County
  • Marijampolė County
  • Tykociń County
  • Wigierski-Sejny County (seat in Sejny)

References

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