Contents 1 General description 2 Bessarabia 3 Ukraine 4 See also 5 External links


General description[edit] Originally describing groups of several volosts, they formed around the most important cities. Uyezds were ruled by the appointees (namestniks) of knyaz and, starting from the 17th century, by voyevodas. In 1708, an administrative reform was carried out by Peter the Great, dividing Russia into governorates. The subdivision into uyezds was abolished at that time but was reinstated in 1727, as a result of Catherine I's administrative reform. By the Soviet administrative reform of 1923–1929, most of the uyezds were transformed into raions (districts). In Ukraine, uyezds were reformed into forty okrugs which between 1925 and 1930 were the primary-level of administrative division.


Bessarabia[edit] The uyezds of Bessarabia Governorate were called Ținut or Județ in Romanian, which would translate as "county".[citation needed]


Ukraine[edit] In Ukraine uyezds were known as povit (Ukrainian: повіт).


See also[edit] History of the administrative division of Russia Gubernia


External links[edit] (in Russian) "Administrative territorial division of Russia in the 18th-20th centuries" («Административно-территориальное деление России XVIII—XX веков») "Otechestvennye Zapiski", No.6, 2002. (in Russian) Тархов, Сергей, "Изменение административно-территориального деления России в XIII-XX в." (pdf), Логос, #1 2005 (46), ISSN 0869-5377 v t e Slavic terms for country subdivisions Current dzielnica gmina krai kraj krajina / pokrajina městys obec oblast / oblast' / oblasti / oblys / obwód / voblast' okręg okres okrug opština / općina / občina / obshtina osiedle powiat / povit raion selsoviet / silrada sołectwo voivodeship / vojvodina županija Historical darugha gromada guberniya / gubernia jurydyka khutor obshchina okolia opole pogost prowincja sorok srez starostwo / starostva uyezd volost ziemia župa Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Uyezd&oldid=806212688" Categories: Subdivisions of the Russian EmpireLocal government in the Russian EmpireTypes of country subdivisionsRussian-language designations of territorial entitiesHidden categories: Articles containing Russian-language textAll articles with unsourced statementsArticles with unsourced statements from December 2010Articles containing Ukrainian-language textArticles with Russian-language external links


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