Nizhny Novgorod Governorate (Russian: Нижегородская губерния, Nizhegorodskaya guberniya), was an administrative division (a guberniya) of the Russian Empire, which existed from 1714 to 1929. Its administrative center was in the city of Nizhny Novgorod.
¹ Italics indicates renamed or abolished governorates, oblasts, etc on 1 January 1914.
² An asterisk (*) indicates governorates formed or created with renaming after 1 January 1914.
³ Ostsee or Baltic general-governorship was abolished in 1876.