Bialystok-Grodno District

Bialystok-Grodno District (German: Verwaltungbezirk Bialystok-Grodno) was an administrative division of German-controlled territory of Ober-Ost during World War I (after the Gorlice–Tarnów Offensive). It was bordered by the Lithuania District to the north.[1][2]

Bialystok-Grodno District
German: Verwaltungbezirk Bialystok-Grodno
Military occupation authority of the German Empire
1915–1918

Map of OberOst
CapitalBiałystok
Area
  Coordinates53°08′N 23°09′E
History 
 Established
1915
 Disestablished
1918
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Grodno Governorate
Białystok Voivodeship (1919–1939)
Nowogródek Voivodeship (1919–1939)
Polesie Voivodeship

History

The area was formed roughly by parts of the former Grodno Governorate of the Russian Empire.

References

  1. War Land on the Eastern Front: Culture, National Identity, and German Occupation in World War I, Review author[s]: Peter Gatrell
  2. Das Land Ober Ost (in German)


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