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First posted on June 1st 2006, last revised on August 26th 2010

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History and Administrative Division . The Tatar ASSR was proclaimed in 1920, her territory carved out of Kazan Gubernia, Simbirsk Gubernia, Vyatka Gubernia, Samara Gubernia and Ufa Gubernia. The capital is Kazan. In 1990 the Tatar ASSR was reorganized as Republic of Tatarstan. It borders on Mari El Republic in the west, n Kirov Oblast and Udmurtia Republic in the north, on Bashkortostan Republic in the east, on Samara Oblast and Ulyanovsk Oblast in the south, on Chuvashia Republic in the southwest. It is divided into the following districts : Agryzsky, Aksubayevsky, Aktanyshsky, Alexeyevsky, Alkeyevsky, Almetyevsky, Kaybitsky (Apastovsky), Arsky (Atninsky), Aznakayevsky, Baltasinsky, Bavlinsky, Yutazinsky, Bugulminsky, Buinsky, Cheremshansky, Chistopolsky, Drozhzhanovsky, Kamsko-Ustinsky, Spssky (Kuybyshev), Laishevsky, Leninogorsky, Mamadyshsky, Mendeleyevsky, Menzelinsky, Muslyumovsky, Nizhnekamsky, Novosheshminsky, Nurlatsky (Oktyabrsky), Pesterezhinsky, Rybn-Slobodsky, Sabinsky, Tyulyachinsky, Sarmanovsky, Tetyushsky, Tukayevsky, Verkhneuslonsky, Vysokogorsky, Yelabuzhsky, Zainsky, Zelenodolsky.

Population . The population was 2,914,000 in 1939, 2,919,400 in 1959, 3,368,000 in 1979, 3,542,000 in 1989, 3,776,800 in 2001 (Lahmeyer).

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Country Profiles Current Article : Tatarstan, from Wikipedia
Links General Category : Tatarstan, from Wikipedia
about Kazan
on History Category : History of Tatarstan, from Wikipedia
Historical Dictionary
Accounts of History General, Modern Article : History of Tatarstan, from Wikipedia
General, Historic Ebülgazi Bahadir Han, A general history of the Turks, Moguls and Tatars, vulgarly called Tartars, vol.1, 1730, GB
Specific Periods Article : Khanate of Kazan, from Wikipedia
Article : Tatar ASSR, from Wikipedia
Administration Article Administrative Division of Tatarstan, from Wikipedia; Administrative and Territorial Division, from Republic of Tatarstan
Military History Articles : Russo-Kazan Wars, Kazan War, from Wikipedia
Economy & Finances
Ethnography Articles Volga Tatars, from Wikipedia
Volga Tatars, from World Culture Encyclopedia
The Tartars (so-called) of the Khanate of Kazan, pp.137-139 in R.G. Latham, The native races of the Russian empire, 1854, GB
H.A. Munro-Butler-Johnstone, A trip up the Volga to the Fair of Nijni-Novgorod (1875), posted on Internet Archive pp.80-98 : Kazan, Tartars, Tshuvashes, Theremes, Mordvins, Votyaks
Religion History of Islam in Tatarstan, from Muslim Religious Board of the Republic of Tatarstan
Euro Islam in the Volga Region, from Kazan Institute of Federalism
Islam in Tatarstan, from Republic of Tatarstan
Historical Background of the Kazan Diocese, from Russian Orthodox Church, Kazan Diocese
Monasteries and Temples of Kazan Diocese, from Russian Orthodox Church, Kazan Diocese
Article : Diocese of Kazan, from OrthodoxWiki
History of Regions
Local History Articles Kazan : History, Bolgar (Spassk, Kuybyshev), Chistopol, Laishevo, Mamadysh, from Wikipedia
History of Kazan, from Russia Info Centre
Kazan of the XIX and XXth Centuries, from Kazan State University
Kazan 1844, pp.392-394 in vol.1 of Chr.F. Henningsen, Revelations of Russia: or The Emperor Nicholas and his empire, in 1844, 1844, GB
Structures, Institutions Structurae : Tatarstan Republic
Culture History of the National Library of Tatarstan

Historical Data Lists of Statesmen Russian Republics : Tatarstan, from World Statesmen
Population Figures Historical Population Statistics by Administrative Division : Russia, from : Population Statistics, by Jan Lahmeyer
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Historical Maps Map : Turkic Languages, from Titus
Republic of Tatarstan Google Satellite Map, from Maplandia
Map of Administrative Division, posted by R. Daward
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General Articles Kasan, Tataren, from Meyers Konversationslexikon 1885-1892, in German
Articles : Cities : Kazan, Ethnicities : Tatars, from EB 1911
Geographical N.S. Vsevolozhskij, Dictionnaire geographique-historique de l'empire de Russie, vol.1, vol.2, 1823, in French, GB
Ethnological Die Tataren, pp.63-66 in Liebe, Heirathen und Ehestand verschiedener wilder und halbwilder Völker, 1816, in German, GB
The Kasan Tatars, p.15 in R. Phillips, A geographical view of the world, embracing the manners, customs, and .., 1838, GB
Tataren, pp.35-37 in R. Krebel, Volksmedicin und Volksmittel verschiedener Völkerstämme Russlands, 1858, in German, GB
Historical Government Casan : The Casan Tartars, pp.231 in vol.31 of The modern part of An universal history,, 1783, GB
Des Tatars de Kazan, pp.213-247 in vol.2 of P.Ch. Levesque, Histoire des differents peuples soumis a la domination des Russes, 1783, in French, GB
Des Tatars de Kazan, pp.185-212 in vol.8 of P.Ch. Levesque, Histoire de Russie et des principales nations de l'empire russe, 1812, in French, 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
Residence Memoirs
Institutions Archives
Musea See Republic of Tatarstan, from Global Tourism Network
Russian Museums : National Museum of the Republic of Tatarstan, Archaeological Museum of Kazan State University, The Kazan Kremlin, Gabdulla Tukay Literary Museum, Kazan
Russian Museum of Ethnography : Kazan Tatars
Monuments See Republic of Tatarstan, from Global Tourism Network
Kazan Russia Monuments and Memorials List, from about Kazan
Official Symbols Flags, Coats of Arms Flag, from FOTW

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General Accounts Gustav Burbiel, The Tatars and the Tatar ASSR, pp.390-414 in : Zev Katz et al. (ed.), Handbook of Major Soviet Nationalities, NY : The Free Press 1975 [G]
Historical Dictionary Tatarstan, pp.98-100 in : Europa Publications, The Territories of the Russian Federation, London : Europa 1st ed. 1999 [G]
Yearbook Entries Article : USSR : Tartar Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1970-1971 p.1414, 1975-1976 p.1419, 1978-1979 pp.1236-1237, 1980-1981 p.1242, 1983-1984 p.1246, 1984-1985 pp.1243-1244, 1985-1986 p.1245, 1987-1988 p.1247, 1988-1989 p.1251, 1989-1990 p.1257, 1990-1991 p.1260 [G]
Article : USSR : Tatar Soviet Socialist Republic, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1991-1992 p.1260 (data of 1990-1991) [G]
Article : Commonwealth of Independent States : Russia : Tatar Republic, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1992-1993 p.410 [G]
Article : Commonwealth of Independent States : Russia : Tatarstan Republic, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1993-1994 p.411, 1994-1995 p.399 [G]
Article : Commonwealth of Independent States : Russia : Tatarstan, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1995-1996 p.387 [G]
Article : Russia : Tatarstan, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1996-1997 pp.1091-1092, 1997-1998 pp.1096-1097, 1998-1999 p.1191, 2000 pp.1334-1335, 2001 pp.1297-1298, 2002 p.1351, 2003 pp.1349-1350, 2004 pp.1354-1355, 2005 pp.1365-1366 [G]

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