Ėrivan Gubernia, Russian Empire Genealogy

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Ėrivan Gubernia [province] was one of the gubernias in the Caucasus Viceroyalty, centered in modern-day Yerevan. In 1828, the area was annexed as part of the Armenian Oblast. It was later established as a gubernia in 1850, and abolished in 1917. This gubernia covers most of what is currently modern central Armenia, the Nakhichevan Exclave of Azerbaijan, and the Iğdır Province in Turkey.

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Administrative map of Erivan Governorate - 1913.jpg

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District - English District - Russian
Aleksandropol Александрополь
Ėrivan Эривань
Echmiadzin Эчмиадзинский
Nakhichevan Нахичевань
Novo-Bayazet Новобаязетский
Surmali Сурмалинский
Sharur-Daralagyoz Шарур-Даралагезский

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