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TRANSCAUCASIA

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Originally appearing in Volume V27, Page 172 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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TRANSCAUCASIA, a general name given to the governments _ and provinces of Russian Caucasia, excluding the steppe provinces of Kuban and Terek and the steppe government of Stavropol. It thus includes the governments of Baku, Elisavetpol, Erivan, Kutais and Tiflis; the provinces of Batuln, Daghestan and Kars; and the military districts of the Black Sea (Chernomorsk) and Zakataly. Its area is 95,402 sq. in., and the estimated population in 1906 was 6,114,600. (See
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