Nizhny Novgorod Governorate

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Nizhny Novgorod Governorate
Нижегородская губерния
Governorate of Russian Empire
1714–1929

Coat of arms of Nizhny Novgorod

Coat of arms
Location of Nizhny Novgorod
Map of Nizhny Novgorod Governorate.
Capital Nizhny Novgorod
History
 •  Established 1714
 •  Disestablished 1929

Nizhny Novgorod Governorate (Russian: Нижегородская губерния, Nizhegorodskaya guberniya), was an administrative division (a guberniya) of the Russian Empire and the Russian SFSR, which existed from 1714 to 1929. Its administrative center was in the city of Nizhny Novgorod.

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Coordinates: 56°19′37″N 44°00′27″E / 56.3269°N 44.0075°E / 56.3269; 44.0075