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  Astrakhan Oblast travel guide - Wikitravel
Astrakhan Oblast is a region in Southern Russia located in the steppe around the Volga and the northwestern Caspian Sea.
It borders Volgograd Oblast to the north, Kalmykia to the west, and Kazakhstan to the East
Today Astrakhan Oblast is a relatively sleepy, sparsely populated region near the confluence of the Volga River and the Caspian Sea, notable for its large gas reserves.
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 Astrakhan. Girls, Women, Brides dating and marriage agency from city Astrakhan, Russia . Gifts and Flowers Delivery
Astrakhan is situated in the South-West of the European part of Russia, in the South part of the East-European plain.
In the West Astrakhan region borders with the Kalmykya-Halm Tangch Republic, in the North - with the Volgograd region, in the East - with the Kazakhstan Republic, in the South it's washed by the Caspian sea.
Astrakhan is known for contrasts - boundless steppes and shrub-grown banks, the north Caspian ice-bound for half a year, and lush lotuses in the Volga estuary.
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 ASTRAKHAN OBLAST : Encyclopedia Entry
Astrakhan Oblast (Russian: Астраха́нская о́бласть) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast).
Astrakhan Oblast is located in the Moscow Time Zone (MSK/MSD).
It was on the South-Western outskirts of the empire and known as Astrakhan krai.
www.bibleocean.com /OmniDefinition/Astrakhan_Oblast   (201 words)

Astrakhan is situated in the Volga Delta, rich in sturgeons and exotic plants.
Astrakhan itself was first mentioned by travellers in the early 13th century as Xacitarxan.
From 1459 to 1556, Xacitarxan was the capital of Astrakhan Khanate.
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  Astrakhan Information
Astrakhan is situated in the Volga Delta, rich in sturgeons and exotic plants.
Astrakhan itself was first mentioned by travellers in the early 13th century as Xacitarxan.
From 1459 to 1556, Xacitarxan was the capital of Astrakhan Khanate.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Astrakhan   (436 words)

 Astrakhan, Russia, Pictures
Astrakhan', city, southern European Russia, capital of Astrakhan' Oblast, on the Volga River, near the Caspian Sea.
Astrakhan' contains a kremlin (citadel) dating from the 1580s, a cathedral (early 18th century), and a university.
In 1556 Ivan IV conquered Astrakhan', thus opening the entire Volga River to Russian traffic, and it became an important trade center.
www.greatestcities.com /Europe/Russia/Astrakhan_city.html   (194 words)

 Astrakhan Oblast   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Astrakhan Oblast (Russian: Астраха́нская о́бласть) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast).
Its administrative center is the city of Astrakhan.
It was on the South-Western outskirts of the empire and known as Astrakhan krai.
www.punweb.com /article/Astrakhan_Oblast   (140 words)

 Astrakhan Oblast - Definition, explanation
Astrakhan Oblast (Астраха́нская о́бласть) is a regional subdivision of Russia.
Its administrative center is the city of Astrakhan.
Administration of Astrakhan Oblast (in Russian), official homepage.
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 Astrakhan Oblast :: Regions & Cities :: Russia-InfoCentre   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The region is proud of its historical memorials of ancient cities: the capital of the Khazar Khaganat — Itil (7-10th century) — and the capital of the Golden Horde under the reign of Khan Baty — the Sarai- Batu city (13th century) situated not far from the village Selitrennoe.
In 1960-1963 the Astrakhan archaeological expedition from the Hermitage found not only richly endowed Khazarian mounds, fortresses, objects of art, etc., but it also produced a map of the lands populated by the Khazars in the 6-10-th centuries.
Today’s Astrakhan is the Caspian fishing capital, with mammoth spring and autumn catches of sturgeon and Volga herring.
www.russia-ic.com /regions/1673   (424 words)

 ArcheoBiblioBase: Archives in Russia: R-85
[State Archive of Contemporary Documentation of Astrakhan Oblast]
[Center for Preservation of Contemporary Documentation of Astrakhan Oblast]
[Party Archive of the Astrakhan Oblast Committee of CPSU]
www.iisg.nl /~abb/obl/R-85.html   (72 words)

 Tim Cope Journeys: Astrakhan Oblast: Freezing Volga, Saiga, Caucasus meet steppe (27/1/06)
The Saiga was once estimated to number around one million in Kalmikia and Astrakhan province, and the same number in Kazakhstan.
They are a migratory animal related to the mammoth that has always played a vital role in the culture and life of the steppe.
His was given a couple of bottles of Vodka, and when he woke from his drunken stupor, he found himself in Chechnya, at a brick factory.
www.timcopejourneys.com /index.pl?page=2445   (4587 words)

 Astrakhan State Technical University
Preserving the best traditions of Russian education, the University differs in its modern approach to the training highly qualified specialists both for Russia and foreign countries.
The total number of graduates of the University is about 32.000, including 3.000 students from European countries, Asia, Africa, Latin America.
This proves that the level of knowledge gained by the undergraduates at ASTU is very high.
www.astu.org /en   (314 words)

 Astrakhanskaya Oblast, Russian directory, Russian Information and Resources, Guide to Russian - By Location : ...
Astrakhanskaya Oblast, Russian directory, Russian Information and Resources, Guide to Russian - By Location : Astrakhanskaya Oblast
Provides Russia information and resource about Russia travel, transport, business, service, real estate, news, culture, history and other related websites.
Russian business directory contains related link to Russia business, service, culture, real estate, history, transport, health, travel, education and more
www.guiderussia.com /by-location/astrakhanskaya-oblast   (70 words)

 Karen's Adoption Links - Regional Links & Listservs for
Khabarovsk krai, Komsomolsk; Amursk oblast; Jewish AO, Birobijian/Birodizhan
Donetsk oblast, Kramatorsk city - post adoptive families
Email me if a link does not work, or to suggest a group or link
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 4 Discounted Hotels in Astrakhan Oblast   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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 Blazons of Astrakhan Oblast Towns   (Site not responding. Last check: )
For the first time the Astrakhan emblem - "a wolf in a crown" - appeared on a state seal of Ivan IV in 70-th of XVI century.
Description: "The shield is divided into two equal parts: in the upper - the Astrakhan blazon, and in the lower, silver part - a red fortress wall with three towers is represented.
Description: "The shield is divided into two equal parts: in the upper - the Astrakhan blazon, and in the lower, red part - a golden wall with seven teeth, and above it - a golden cross, which is put on the moon.
heraldry.hobby.ru /eng/e.astr.html   (283 words)

The Astrakhan Region (Oblast) is situated in the extreme southwest of the European part of Russia and occupies the area of 44,000 square kilometers.
Astrakhan Region Law of 1998 'On Investment Activity in the Astrakhan Region' is the main act regulating investment of capital on the Region territory.
International and foreign economic activity of the Astrakhan Region is in a strict compliance with the policy of Russia with account of geopolitical and economic characteristics of the region.
www.rcrussia.it /italiano/regioni/astrahan.htm   (5430 words)

In 1975, after graduating from Astrakhan Technical Institute and the Saratov Higher Communist Party School he was recruited to party work, becoming an instructor of the Astrakhan Oblast Communist Party Committee and first secretary of the oblast komsomol organization.
In 1985, he returned to the oblast party committee as a secretary and, then, as a second secretary and in two years, with support of the Communist Party, was elected chairman of the oblast executive committee (ispolkom).
Astrakhan Kingdom was conquered by Ivan the Terrible and integrated into the Russian State in 1556.
www.hf.uib.no /andre/vesti/Astrakha.htm   (642 words)

Longin, an extremely ambitious figure, was appointed as the head of the Saratov church last year and immediately became visibly active, changing the face of the local church and transforming its relations with the oblast and city authorities.
Islam in Astrakhan Oblast has developed under the special patronage of President Putin and former governor Anatolii Guzhvin, who passed away unexpectedly a few weeks ago of natural causes On 26 April 2002, Putin visited Astrakhan and met with the mufti of the Astrakhan Regional Spiritual Administration of Muslims (RDUM), Nazymbek Ilyasov.
Astrakhan is at the mouth of the Volga, on the Caspian Sea.
www.stanford.edu /group/wais/Webpage/russia.htm   (1398 words)

 Tatars at AllExperts
The Western dialect (Misher) is spoken mostly by Mishärs, the Middle dialect is spoken by Tatarstan and Astrakhan Tatars ("Volga Bulgarians"), and the Eastern (Siberian) dialect is spoken by some groups of Tatars in Russia's Tyumen Oblast.
Western Tatars capital is the town of Qasím (Kasimov in Russian transcription) in Ryazan Oblast with Tatar population of 500.
Astrakhan Tatars (nearly 70,000) is a group of Tatars, descanders of Astrakhan Khanate's agricultural population, living mostly in Astrakhan Oblast.
en.allexperts.com /e/t/ta/tatars.htm   (4150 words)

 CRTC for ITCAMP: Coastal Profiles. Russian Federation
Borders of Caspian coastal area are identified from one side by administrative division of Russian Federation hat includes three of its subjects- Dagestan Republic, Republic of Kalmykia and Astrakhan oblast, and form the other side, by the borders of relevant natural processes.
Astrakhan raid and area of Chechen, Tuleniy islands are characterized by large hummocking where 3-6 m.
The annual amount of precipitations in the area of Astrakhan (208 mm) is approximately 2 times less than in Makhachkala and Derbent.
www.caspianenvironment.org /itcamp/russia2_1.htm   (548 words)

 Republic of Kalmykia | Population
The divorce rates in the republic are lower than the average Russian, which in 2000 came to 4.3 per thousand, and lower than the divorce rated in the neighboring regions except for the Republic of Dagestan (1.4 per thousand).
For instance, in Volgograd Oblast it was 4.9 per thousand, in Astrakhan and Rostov Oblasts it was 4.4 per thousand, in Stavropol Oblast it was 4.0 per thousand.
Volgograd Oblast - 781, Rostov Oblast - 750, Astrakhan Oblast - 671, Stavropol Territory - 648, Republic of Dagestan - 207.
kalm.ru /en/population.html   (1034 words)

 Analysis: If You Can't Beat Them, Disqualify Them - RADIO FREE EUROPE / RADIO LIBERTY   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In Astrakhan, the electorate was voting for Aleksandr Zhilkin as a representative of a continuation of the policies of the late Governor Anatolii Guzhvin, not as a representative of the party of power, according to RFE/RL's Astrakhan correspondent.
The opposition in the oblast, led by State Duma deputy (Motherland) Oleg Shein, concentrated its efforts on the Astrakhan mayoral race that was also held on 5 December, RFE/RL's Astrakhan correspondent reported on 6 December.
In Ulyanovsk Oblast, the highly unpopular incumbent Governor Vladimir Shamanov, who had been a member of Unified Russia, was insisting on running for reelection despite polls showing that he would fail to reach a second-round runoff.
www.rferl.org /featuresarticle/2004/12/3e82dcc4-3d02-4123-a586-d0adc1a63520.html   (1146 words)

 East European Constitutional Review
As for the Voronezh Oblast propiska regulations, the Constitutional Court, on reflection, declined to rule on these, because the oblast had already changed the regulations by the time the case came before the Court.
In their arguments before the Court, on March 12, 1996, representatives from the city and oblast of Moscow and the Stavropol Krai claimed that their constituents were deeply concerned about the damaging effects of sudden population growth in their regions.
The oblast maintained that the registration rules, which have been in effect since June 17, 1995, still erect a system of residence permits—a violation of federal law guaranteeing freedom of movement.
www.law.nyu.edu /eecr/vol7num2/special/propiska.html   (4230 words)

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The outbreak of West Nile fever in the Astrakhan Region [Oblast] is continuing.
The Deputy Chief of the Epidemiological Department of the Astrakhan [Branch] of the Russian consumer protection agency [Rospotrebnadzor], Natalia Nikeshina, stated that there had been a total of 73 cases of this arboviral infection in the region since the beginning of the year [2005].
Since the 1st report of the 2005 outbreak in Astrakhan received on 10 Sep 2005, the number of cases has increased from 60 to 73 and 3 patients have died.
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Health officials have declared that the situation this year is similar to that observed in 1999, when an abrupt increase in West Nile fever was observed and by the middle of September 5 people had died in the Astrakhan region and 53 in the adjacent Volgograd region.
Disinfection of cellars and reservoirs to prevent an increase in the population of mosquitoes is considered by the local authorities to be an effective means of limiting the spread of the disease.
The Astrakhan region borders the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Republic of Turkmenistan, and the Islamic Republic of Iran.
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 Federation Council Membership
Chairman of the Representatives Assembly of Astrakhan Oblast
Chairman of the Deputies Assembly of Arkhangelsk Oblast
Chairman of the Deputies Assembly of Lipetsk Oblast
archive.tol.cz /Elections/Duma/FedCouncil.html   (383 words)

 Index to Russian Telephone Directories at the Library of CongressIndex to Russian Telephone Directories at the Library ...
Kto est' kto : Astrakhan' : spravochnik-ukazatel' imen, dolzhnostei, adresov, telefonov rabotnikov sfery upravleniia, predprinimatel'stva, torgovli i drugikh.
Cheliabinskaia oblast' : telefonnyi spravochnik predpriiatiii i organizatsii.
Cheliabinsk i oblast' : telefonnyi spravochnik predpriiatii i organizatsii.
www.loc.gov /rr/european/phone/rphone1.html   (523 words)

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