Day archives: September 9th, 2019

Historical Miniatures of the Provinces of the Russian Empire – Where the Transcaucasian Tatars Lived in 1856

Historical Miniatures

Miniature number 1. The Derbent Governorate to the south of modern Dagestan and the north of modern Azerbaijan. The population was 116 thousand people and comprised of Georgians, Chechens, and Armenians. Tatars (current Azerbaijanis) are not mentioned – all highlanders are counted as Chechens. Miniature number 2. The Erivan Governorate, which is practically modern Armenia. …