Terek Oblast

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Terek Oblast (English)
Терская область (Modern Russian)
Gubernias del Caucaso - Oblast de Tersk - Imperio Ruso.png
Coat of Arms
Coat of Arms of Terek oblast (Russian empire).png
Established 1860
Abolished
Political status
Region
Oblast
Caucasus
Area
Area
- Rank
60,868.9 verst²
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Population (1897 census)
Population
- Rank
- Density
- Urban
- Rural
933,936 inhabitants
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15.3 inhab. / verst²
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Government
First Head
Last Head
Dmitry Sviatopolk-Mirskii
Sergei Kleimer

The Terek Oblast was an oblast (province) of the Russian Empire. It roughly corresponded to most of present-day northeastern Caucasus. It was created out of the territories of the former Caucasian Peoples.

Demographics[edit]

As of 1897, 933,936 people populated the oblast. Russians constituted the majority of the population. Significant minorities consisted of Chechens, Ossetians and Kabardians.

Ethnic groups in 1897[1][edit]

TOTAL 933,936 100%
Russians 271,185 29%
Chechens 223,347 23,9%
Ossetians 96,621 10,3%
Kabardians 84,093 9%
Ingush 47,184 5,1%
Nogais 36,577 3,9%
Kumyks 31,826 3,4%
Tatars 27,370 2,9%
Armenians 11,803 1,3%

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