Kielce Governorate

Kielce Governorate (Russian: Келецкая губерния; Polish: Gubernia kielecka) was an administrative unit (governorate) of the Congress Poland.

History

It was created in 1841 from the Kraków Governorate, both with capital in Kelets. It was merged into Radom Governorate during the 1844 reorganisation that reduced the number of governorates to just five. In 1866/67 it was recreated in the further reforms that brought the administrative structure of Poland closer to that of the Russian Empire.

It consisted of 7 powiats: Jędrzejów, Kielce, Miechów, Olkusz, Pińczów, Stopnica and Włoszczowa.

Language

  • By the Imperial census of 1897.[1] In bold are languages spoken by more people than the state language.
Language Number percentage (%) males females
Polish 666 772 87.5 323 858 342 914
Yiddish 83 017 10.89 40 528 42 489
Russian 7 983 1.04 6 506 1 477
German 2 428 0.31 1 224 1 204
Ukrainian 1 088 0.16 1 015 73
Other[2] 706 >0.1 568 138
Persons
that didn't name
their native language
1 >0.01 1 0
Total 761 995 100 373 700 388 295

References and notes

  1. Language Statistics of 1897 (in Russian)
  2. Languages, number of speakers which in all gubernia were less than 1000

See also

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