Kharkov uyezd

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Kharkov uyezd
of the Russian Empire
1780–1923
CapitalKharkov
Population 
• (1897)
348 488
History 
• Established
1780
• Disestablished
1923

Kharkov uyezd was an uyezd (district) in Kharkov Governorate of the Russian Empire.

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This uyezd was created on April 25, 1780 by order of the Empress Catherine the Great. The administrative centre of uyezd was the city of Kharkov.

The uyezd had one city (Kharkov), one small town (Zolochev) and consisted of 27 volosts.

In January 1897, according to the Russian Empire Census, the population of the uyezd was 348 488 people.

By the Soviet administrative reform of 1923, uyezd was transformed into Kharkov Raion.

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