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Zakatali Okrug

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Zakatali Okrug

Zakatali Okrug (English)
Закатальский округ (Modern Russian)

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Established 1859
Political status
- Rank
4,033.5 verst²
Population (1886 census)
- Rank
- Density
- Urban
- Rural
74,449 inhabitants
18.5 inhab. / verst²

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The Zakatali okrug was an okrug (district) of the Russian Empire. It roughly corresponded to most of present-day Zaqatala region in Azerbaijan. It was created out of the territories of the former Caucasian Peoples and was part of Tiflis Governorate.


As of 1897, 84,224 people populated the oblast. Dargins.

Ethnic groups in 1897[1]

TOTAL 84,224 100%
Avar people (Caucasus) 31,670 37,6%
Azerbaijanis 28,950 34,4%
Georgians 12,389 14,7%

After dissolution of Russian Empire, it was firstly part of Azerbaijan SSR in 1922.


  1. ^ "Демоскоп Weekly - Приложение. Справочник статистических показателей". Retrieved 2013-10-05. 

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