|Autonomy of Russia|
|Capital||Tiflis (now Tiblisi)|
|-||Established||November 24 1917|
|-||Independence||24 February 1918|
The Transcaucasian Commissariat was established at Tbilisi on November 11, 1917, as the first government of the independent Transcaucasia following the October Revolution in Petrograd. The Commissariat decided to strengthen the Georgian–Armenian–Azerbaijani union by convoking a Diet or general assembly (Sejm) in January 1918.
- Special Transcaucasian Committee (OZaKom, Ozakom).
- Transcaucasian Democratic Federative Republic (TDFR, ZKDFR).
- Richard Pipes, The formation of the Soviet Union, page 103.
- Swietochowski, Tadeusz (1985). Russian Azerbaijan, 1905–1920: The Shaping of a National Identity in a Muslim Community. United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. p. 106. ISBN 0-521-26310-7. Retrieved July 9, 2010.