Płock Governorate

Płock Governorate (Russian: Плоцкая губернияя Polish: Gubernia Płocka) was an administrative unit (governorate) of the Congress Poland.

It was created in 1837 from the Płock Voivodship, and had the same borders and capital (Płock) 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.

The Governorate consisted of eight counties (uyezds):

  • Ciechanowski
  • Lipnowski
  • Mławski,
  • Płocki
  • Płoński
  • Przasnyski
  • Rypiński
  • Sierpecki

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 447 685 80.86 216 794 230 891
Yiddish 51 215 9.25 24 538 26 677
German 35 931 6.49 17 409 18 522
Russian 15 137 2.73 13 551 1 586
Ukrainian 2 350 0.42 2 302 48
Other[2] 1 285 0.23 1 041 244
Persons
that didn't name
their native language
27 >0.01 14 13
Total 553 633 100 275 652 277 981

References and notes

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

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