Tobolsk Governorate

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Tobolsk Governorate
Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii, Church of the Holy Mother of God, Tobolsk, Russia, 1912.jpg
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1829 map of the Tobolsk Governorate.

Tobolsk Governorate (Russian: Тобольская губерния) was an administrative division (a guberniya) of the Russian Empire, located in the Ural Mountains and Siberia. It existed from 1796 to 1920; its seat was in the city of Tobolsk.



At the time of the Russian Empire Census of 1897, Tobolsk Governorate had a population of 1,433,043. Of these, 88.6% spoke Russian, 4.0% Siberian Tatar, 2.6% Ukrainian, 1.3% Khanty, 0.5% Kazakh, 0.5% Komi-Zyrian, 0.4% Polish, 0.3% Mansi, 0.3% Nenets, 0.3% Belarusian, 0.2% Latvian, 0.2% Yiddish, 0.1% Estonian, 0.1% Romani, 0.1% Mordvin, 0.1% German and 0.1% Finnish as their native language.[1]


  1. ^ "Демоскоп Weekly - Приложение. Справочник статистических показателей". Retrieved 2019-12-17.

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Coordinates: 58°11′43″N 68°15′29″E / 58.1953°N 68.2581°E / 58.1953; 68.2581