Governorate of Livonia

Governorate of Livonia
Livländisches Gouvernement
Лифля́ндская губе́рния
Governorate of the Russian Empire
1721–1918

Location in the Russian Empire
CapitalRiga
Population 
 (1897)
1,299,365
History 
 Established (de facto)
28 July 1713
 Established (de jure)
10 September 1721
 Renamed
1796
 Divided
12 April 1917
3 March 1918
 Disestablished
12 April 1918

Subdivisions or uyezds of Livonia Governorate
Political subdivisions9
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Swedish Livonia
Ober Ost
Autonomous Governorate of Estonia
Today part ofEstonia
Latvia
Livonian Governorate

The Governorate of Livonia[1] (Russian: Лифляндская губерния, romanized: Lifljandskaja gubernija; German: Livländisches Gouvernement; Latvian: Vidzemes guberņa, after the Latvian inhabited Vidzeme region; Estonian: Liivimaa kubermang) was one of the Baltic governorates of the Russian Empire, now divided between Latvia and Estonia.