Terek Oblast
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Terek Oblast
Terek Oblast

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Coat of arms of Terek Oblast
Coat of arms
CountryRussia
Political statusOblast
RegionCaucasus
Established1860
Abolished1920
Government
Area
 o Total69,271 km2 (26,746 sq mi)
Population
(1897)
 o Total933,936
 o Density13/km2 (35/sq mi)

The Terek Oblast was an oblast (province) of the Caucasus Viceroyalty of the Russian Empire. It roughly corresponded to most of present-day northeastern Caucasus. It was created out of the former territories of the North Caucasian Peoples.

Demographics

As of 1897, 933,936 people populated the oblast. Russians constituted a plurality of the population. Significant minorities consisted of Chechens, Ossetians and Kabardians.

Ethnic groups in 1897[1]

Russians 271,185 29%
Chechens 223,347 23.9%
Ossetians 96,621 10.3%
Kabardians 84,093 9%
Ingush 47,184 5.1%
Nogais 36,577 3.9%
Kumyks 31,826 3.4%
Tatars 27,370 2.9%
Armenians 11,803 1.3%
TOTAL 933,936 100%

References

Coordinates: 43°01?00?N 44°39?00?E / 43.0167°N 44.6500°E / 43.0167; 44.6500



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