Sukhum Okrug

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Sukhum Okrug

Сухумский округ
Gubernias del Caucaso - Okrug de Sujumi - Imperio Ruso.png
CountryRussia
Political statusOkrug
RegionCaucasus
Established1883
Abolished1921
Area
 • Total86,213 km2 (33,287 sq mi)
Population
 (1897)
 • Total106,179
 • Density1.2/km2 (3.2/sq mi)

The Sukhum Okrug (Russian: Сухумский округ) was an okrug (district) of the Kutais Governorate of the Caucasus Viceroyalty of the Russian Empire. It roughly corresponded to most of present-day Abkhazia.

Demographics[edit]

As of 1897, 106,179 people populated the okrug from various nationalities, with Abkhazians and Kartvelians forming the largest ethnic groups.

Ethnic groups in 1897[1][edit]

TOTAL 106,179 100%
Abkhazians 58,697 55,28%
Mingrelians 23,810 22,42%
Armenians 6,552 6,17%
Greeks 5,393 5,08%
Russians 5,135 4,84%
Georgians 1,830 1,72%
Turks 1,347 1,27%

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Russian) "Демоскоп Weekly - Приложение. Справочник статистических показателей". Demoscope.ru. Retrieved 2016-10-26.