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First posted on June 1st 2006, last revised on August 10th 2010

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History and Administrative Division . In 1920 the Chuvash Autonomous Oblast was formed, from territory previously belonging to Kazan Gubernia and Simbirsk Gubernia. In 1925 Chuvash AO was elevated to Chuvash ASSR. When Nizhny Novgorod Territory was formed in 1929, the Chuvash ASSR became part of it, but was separated again in 1936. In 1992 the Chuvash ASSR was reorganized as Chuvashia Republic (within the Russian Federation). The capital is Cheboksary.
In 2008, Chuvashia bordered on Mari El in the north, on Tatarstan in the east, on Ulyanovsk Oblast in the south, on Mordovia and Nizhny Novgorod Oblast in the west. Chuvashia has 21 districts : Alatyrsky, Alikovsky, Batyrevsky, Cheboksarsky, Ibresinsky, Kanashsky, Komsomolsky, Kozlovsky, Krasnoarmeysky, Krasnochetaysky, Mari-Tureksky, Morgaushsky, Poretsky, Shemurshinsky, Shumerlinsky, Tsivilsky, Urmarsky, Vumarsky, Yadrinsky, Yalchiksky, Yantikovsky.

Population . The population was1,078,000 in 1939, 1,098,000 in 1959, 1,293,000 in 1979, 1,336,000 in 1989, 1,354,000 in 2001 (Jan Lahmeyer).

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General Article : Tschuwaschen, pp.645-646 in vol.20 of Staats- und Gesellschafts-Lexikon, 1865, in German, GB
Geographical N.S. Vsevolozhskij, Dictionnaire geographique-historique de l'empire de Russie, vol.1, vol.2, 1823, in French, GB
Ethnological Die Tschuwaschen, pp.38-45 in vol.1 of J.G. Georgi, Russland: Beschreibung aller Nationen des russischen Reiches, 1783, in German, GB
Die Tschuwaschen, p.455 in vol.3 of J.P. Falk, Beytr?ge zur topographischen Kenntniss des Russischen Reichs, 1786, in German, GB
Die Tschuwaschen, p.202 in B. Wichmann, Darstellung der russischen Monarchie nach ihren wichtigsten statistisch-politischen Beziehungen, pt.1, 1813, in German
Die Tschuwaschen, pp.25-26 in Liebe, Heirathen und Ehestand verschiedener wilder und halbwilder Völker, 1816, in German, GB
The Tshuvash, pp.93-95 in R.G. Latham, The Native Races of the Russian Empire, 1854, GB
Tschuwaschen, pp.31-32 in R. Krebel, Volksmedicin und Volksmittel verschiedener Völkerstämme Russlands, 1858, in German, GB
The Tshuvash, pp.490-491 in R.G. Latham, Descriptive Ethnology: Eastern and northern Asia. Europe, 1859, GB
Parliamentary Debates foreign Hansard (British Parliament)
Tour Guides, Travelogues Th.W. Atkinson, Oriental and western Siberia: a narrative of seven years' explorations, 1859, GB
L. Atkinson, Recollections of Tartar steppes and their inhabitants, 1863, GB
Ivan I. Lepechin, Tagebuch der Reise durch verschiedene Provinzen des russischen Reiches, vol.2, 1775, in German, GB
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Historical Dictionary Chuvashiya, pp.54-56, in : Europa Publications, The Territories of the Russian Federation, London : Europa 1st ed. 1999 [G]
Yearbook Entries Article : USSR : Chuvash Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1970-1971 p.1411, 1975-1976 pp.1415-1416, 1978-1979 p.1233, 1980-1981 p.1238, 1983-1984 pp.1242-1243, 1984-1985 p.1240, 1985-1986 p.1241, 1987-1988 p.1243, 1988-1989 p.1247, 1989-1990 p.1253, 1990-1991 p.1256, 1991-1992 p.1256 [G]
Article : Commonwealth of Independent States : Russia : Chuvash Autonomous Republic, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1992-1993 p.406 [G]
Article : Commonwealth of Independent States : Russia : Chuvash Republic, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1993-1994 p.407, 1994-1995 p.394 [G]
Article : Commonwealth of Independent States : Russia : Chuvashia, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1995-1996 p.382 [G]
Article : Russia : Chuvashia, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1996-1997 p.1086, 1997-1998 p.1092, 1998-1999 p.1186, 2000 p.1329, 2001 pp.1291-1292, 2002 p.1345, 2003 pp.1343-1344, 2004 p.1349, 2005 pp.1360-1361 [G]

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