Sukhum Okrug

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Sukhum Okrug (in English)
  • Сухумский округ (Modern Russian)
Gubernias del Caucaso - Okrug de Sujumi - Imperio Ruso.png
Established1883
Abolished1921
Political statusOkrug
RegionCaucasus
Area75,754 verst²
Population (1897 census)
 • Total106179
 • Density1.4 inhab. / verst²
Government

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.