Augustów Governorate

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Augustów Governorate
Gubernia augustowska
Governorate of the Kingdom of Poland
(Congress Poland)

1837–1867
 

Coat of arms of Augustów

Coat of arms

Capital Suwałki
53°10′N 22°5′E / 53.167°N 22.083°E / 53.167; 22.083Coordinates: 53°10′N 22°5′E / 53.167°N 22.083°E / 53.167; 22.083
History
 -  Established 1837
 -  Disestablished 1867

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

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[edit]

It was divided into 7 counties:

  • 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)

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