| Zakatali Okrug Invalid language code.|
Закатальский округ (Modern Russian)
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| Political status
| 4,033.5 verst²|
|Population (1886 census)|
| 74,449 inhabitants|
18.5 inhab. / verst²
| First Head
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. Avars (called Avar Andi) constituted the majority of the population. Azerbaijanis (called Tatars) were the second largest ethnicity. Significant minorities consisted of Georgians and Dargins.
Ethnic groups in 1897
|Avar people (Caucasus)||31,670||37,6%|
After dissolution of Russian Empire, it was firstly part of Transcaucasian Democratic Federative Republic between 1917 and 1918, laterly Democratic Republic of Georgia between 1918 and 1921 and finally Georgian SSR before passing to Azerbaijan SSR in 1922.
- "Демоскоп Weekly - Приложение. Справочник статистических показателей". Demoscope.ru. Retrieved 2013-10-05.
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