|Governorate of Ukrainian State and Ukrainian SSR|
|52,396 km2 (20,230 sq mi)|
|February 27 1918|
|August 01 1925|
|Political subdivisions||counties: 18 (1918–1919)|
okruhas: 5 (1923–1925)
|Today part of||Chernihiv Oblast|
Chernihiv Governorate (Ukrainian: Чернігівська губернія) was one of administrative territorial subdivision of Ukraine in 1918–1925. It was inherited from the Russian system of territorial subdivisions that existed prior to World War I.
The governorate consisted of 18 counties (powiats).
- Borzna County
- Hlukhiv County
- Horodnya County
- Homel County (added from the Mogilev Governorate)
- Kozelets County
- Konotop County
- Krolevets County
- Nizhin County
- Novhorod-Siversky County
- Oster County
- Putyvl County (added from the Kursk Governorate)
- Rylsk County (added from the Kursk Governorate)
- Sosnytsia County
- Chernihiv County
- Mhlyn County
- Novozybkiv County
- Starodub County
- Surazh County
In 1919, the northern Mhlyn, Novozybkiv, Starodub, and Surazh counties, with their mixed Ukrainian–Belarusian–Russian population, were transferred from Ukraine to the newly established Gomel Governorate of the Russian republic.
- "Chernihiv gubernia". www.encyclopediaofukraine.com. Retrieved 2020-05-28.