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Russian Turkestan (Russian: Русский Туркестан, romanized: Russkiy Turkestan) was the western part of Turkestan within the Russian Empire’s Central Asian territories, and was administered as a Krai or Governor-Generalship. It comprised the oasis region to the south of the Kazakh Steppe, but not the protectorates of the Emirate of Bukhara and the Khanate of Khiva.
|Governorate−General of Russian Empire|
Provinces of Russian Turkestan in 1900
|Bozhe, Tsarya khrani!|
Боже, Царя храни!
"God Save the Tsar!"
|1,707,003 km2 (659,078 sq mi)|
|23rd July 1867|
|Political subdivisions||Oblasts: 5 (since 1899)|
|Today part of||Kazakhstan|