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AREA AND POPULATION

911

Yeai-

Population

Year

Population

1722

14,000.000

1815

45,000,000

1742

16,000,000

1835

60,000,000

1762

19,000,000

1851

68,000,000

1782

28,000,000

1859

74,000,000

1796

36,000,000

1897

129,000,000

1812

41,000,000

The following tabh' oxliil>its tlie details of the census which was taken over the whole of the Empire on January 28 (February 9) 1897, with the exception of the Grand-Duchy of Finland, — no less than 230,000 persons having been engaged to take part in it. Comparing the items ol' the census with the figures of the 1856-59, it appears that the population of the Em])irc has increased by 93 per cent. The largest increases took place in the capitals (270 p.c. in St. Petersburg); South Russia comes next (207 p.c. in Kherson, 170 p.c. in Ekaterinoslaf, 137 p.c. in Taurida). The increase in other parts of the Empire appears as follows : — North-West Russia, from 56 to 73 p.c. ; Baltic Provinces, 25 to 58 p.c. ; White Russia and Lithuania, 77 (Kovno) to 130 (Minsk) p.c. ; Poland, 117 p.c. ; Caucasus (without annexations) 95 p.c, ; Siberia, 130j).c.

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Area :

Domiciled

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Area :

Domiciled

,i

Province

English square

Popula- tion

53 03

Provinc

English square

Popula- tion

CD '-'

miles

1897

P.

1 miles

1897

P< 74

1. European

Saratoff

. 32,624

2,419,884

Russia —

Simbirsk

. 19,110

1,549,761

81

Archangelsk

331,640

347,589

1

Smolensk

21,638

1,551,008

72

Astrakhan .

91,327

994,775

11

Tamboff

. ' 25,710

2,715,453

106

Bessarabia .

17,619

1,933,436

113

Taurida

24,497

1,443,566

62

Chernigotf

' 20,233

2,321,900

115

Tula

, 1 11,954

1,432,743

120

Courland .

i 10,535

672,634

64

Tver .

, 1 25,225

1,812,825

73

Don, Region of

63,532

2,575,818

41

Ufa .

, 1 47,112

2,220,497

47

Ekaterinoslaf .

1 24,478

2,112,651

86

Vilna ,

, : 16,421

1,591,912

98

Esthonia .

7,818

413,724

54

Vitebsk

, \ 17,440

1,502,916

89

Grodno

' 14,931

1,617,859

109

Vladimir

18,864

1,570,733

84

Kaluga

11,942

1,185,726

99

Volhj-nia

27,743

2,997,902

109

Kazan

• 24,601

2,191,058

89

Vologda

. 155,498

1,365,587

9

Kietl- .

19,691

3,576,125

181

Voronezh

25,443

2,546,255

109

Kostroma .

32,490

1,429,228

44

Vvatka

59,329

3,082,788

52

Kovno

15,692

1,549,444

100

Yaroslav

, - 13,751

1,072,478

78

Kursk.

17,937

2,396,877

134

Sea of Azo\

r , 14,520

Kharkoff . Kherson

21,041 27,523

2,509.811 2,732,832

119 100

Total, Ru

ssian i

Livonia

18,158

1,. 300, 640

74

Province?

. jl,902,202

94,215,415

51

Minsk Moghilev . Moscow

.35,293

i 18,551

12,859

2,156,123 1,708,041 2,433,356

61

92 189

2. Poland:- Kalisz.

194

, ' 4,392

846,719

Nijni-Novgorod . Novgorod . Olonetz Orel . Orenburg .

19,797 47,236 57,439 18,042 73,816

1,600,304 1,392,933 366,715 2,054,749 1,609,388

81

33

7

114

22

Kielce Lomja Lublin Piotrkow Plock .

. , 3,897

4,667

6,501

, t 4,729

, I 4,200

763,746

585,781

1.159,463

1,409,044

556,877

196 i

144

177

297

153

Penza . Perm .

14,997 1 128,211

1,491,215 3,003,208

99 24

Radom Siedlce

4,769 5,535

820,363 77 -.,.31 6

171 140

Podolia Poltava

16,224 19,265

3,031,513 2,794,727

187 145

Suwalki Warsaw

4,846 5,623

604,945 1,933,689

12V 286

Pskov

17,069

1,136,540

68

Rvazan

16,255

1,827,5.39

113

Total, Polai

id . 49,159

9,455,043

193

St. Petersburg .

20,760

2,107,691

123

Total, Rnss

ia and

1 Samara . .

1 58.321

2,763,478

46

Poland

. 1,951,361,

103,671,358

53