Siedlce Governorate

Siedlce Governorate (Russian: Седлецкая Губерния, Polish: Gubernia siedlecka) was an administrative unit (governorate) of the Congress Poland.

History

It was created in 1867 from the division of the Lublin Governorate. It was in fact a recreation of the older Podlasie Governorate, but now renamed to Siedlce Governorate. Siedlce Governorate was abolished in 1912 and its territory was divided between Lublin Governorate, Łomża Governorate and the newly created Kholm Governorate.

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 510 621 66.13 253 571 257 050
Yiddish 120 152 15.56 57 821 62 331
Ukrainian 107 785 13.95 54 219 53 566
Russian 19 613 2.54 14 856 4 757
German 11 645 1.5 5 911 5 734
Other[2] 2 286 0.29 2 067 219
Persons
that didn't name
their native language
44 >0.01 21 23
Total 772 146 100 388 466 383 680

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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