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  Kaliningrad Oblast travel guide - Wikitravel
Kaliningrad Oblast (Polish: Krolewiec, German: Nord-Ostpreussen) is one of the numerous Russian oblasts (admininstrative subdivisions).
Kaliningrad Oblast is interesting in that is situated between Poland and Lithuania making it physically separated from the rest of Russia.
The Kaliningrad Oblast is the northern part of historic East Prussia (the southern part is roughly the Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship of Poland).
wikitravel.org /en/Kaliningrad_Oblast   (463 words)

  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Kaliningrad Oblast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Flag of Kaliningrad Oblast The flag of the exclave of Kaliningrad Oblast consists of a red upper stripe (symbolizing the Red Army), a small yellow field in the middle (symbolizing the wealth of amber) and a blue stripe at the bottom, symbolizing peace and its proximity of the ocean.
Kaliningrad Oblast is a non-contiguous exclave of Russia surrounded by Lithuania, Poland, and the Baltic Sea.
Flag of Astrakhan Oblast Astrakhan Oblast (Russian:, Astrakhanskaya oblast) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast), with an area of 44,100 km²;, and a population of 1,005,276 (according to the 2002 Census).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Kaliningrad-Oblast   (6453 words)

 Reise 2006
Besonders, wenn Sie zum ersten Male in der Oblast Kaliningrad weilen, wird es Sie erstaunen, in welch hervorragendem Zustand sich Infrastruktur und Fahrzeuge befinden.
In der Oblast Kaliningrad wird heute ausschließlich Russisch gesprochen.
Eine solche Wechselstube besitzt auch der Bahnhof Kaliningrad Jushnyj.
www.ukraine-eisenbahnreisen.de /html/oblast.html   (1313 words)

 Kaliningrad Oblast
[One] considerable problem that limits the chances for development in the Kaliningrad Oblast is the poor condition of the road infrastructure in the enclave itself and the lack of well-developed transport connections with neighbouring countries.
Due to the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Kaliningrad Oblast became a Russian exclave, separated from the rest of Russia.
The military structures of the Kaliningrad Oblast are organisationally divided into navy and air units of the Baltic Fleet, land forces, marine infantry and the coastal defence of the Land and Coastal Headquarters of the Forces of the Baltic Fleet.
www.lycos.com /info/kaliningrad-oblast.html   (242 words)

  Tourism of the Amber Land
Kaliningrad oblast has 200 km border on Lithuania in the north and in the east and 210 km border on Poland in the south.
Kaliningrad is connected with the open sea by navigational canal (it was built in the beginning of the 20th century).
Kaliningrad (former Koenigsberg) is an administrative and cultural centre of the region, it was founded in 1255 on the place of the Prussian fortress Tvangste.
www.tourism-kaliningrad.ru /english/oregion.htm   (2424 words)

 Kaliningrad Oblast at AllExperts
Kaliningrad Oblast (; or Nordostpreussen, "Northeast Prussia"), informally called Yantarny kray (, meaning Amber region) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast) on the Baltic coast, with no land connection to the rest of Russia; it is a non-contiguous exclave of Russia surrounded by Lithuania, Poland and the Baltic Sea.
Its largest city is Kaliningrad (formerly known as Königsberg), which has historical significance as both a major city of Prussia and the capital of the former German province East Prussia, of which the region remains the northern core remnant.
The Kaliningrad Oblast is a non-contiguous exclave of Russia surrounded by Lithuania, Poland and the Baltic Sea.
en.allexperts.com /e/k/ka/kaliningrad_oblast.htm   (1977 words)

 Tourism of the Amber Land
The Cathedral and the organ halls, kirchs and castles, bridges and villas altogether 1748 historical, cultural and architectural monuments beautify the territory of Kaliningrad oblast.
Kaliningrad oblast was the first region of Russia which started assimilating popular and wide-spread rural tourism.
Kaliningrad summer offers a great verity of activities: fishing, hunt, mushroom and berry walks, horse riding and bicycles to those who are fond of the active rest.
www.tourism-kaliningrad.ru /english/vidi.htm   (1094 words)

 Kaliningrad Oblast :: Regions & Cities :: Russia-InfoCentre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Kaliningrad is an enclave, a disconnected wedge of Russia that lies between Lithuania, Poland and the Baltic Sea.
Kaliningrad Oblast is worth visiting for its old country-side Prussian castle ruins, as well as for its sunny beaches, the highest sand dunes in Europe, thick pine forests and the world’s largest amber mine.
The Kaliningrad Oblast is one of the most densely populated areas of the Russian Federation with an average of 60 inhabitants per square kilometer.
www.russia-ic.com /regions/1649   (361 words)

 ABOUT THE REGION - Kaliningrad Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Kaliningrad oblast is located on the south-east coast of the Baltic Sea.
It is the most western oblast of the Russian Federation, totally separated by land borders of foreign states and the Baltic Sea from the rest of the country.
Kaliningrad oblast is the only subject of the RF, which is completely cut from mainland Russia by land borders of foreign countries (Poland and Lithuania) and international sea waters.
www.kaliningrad-cci.ru /en/region.html   (466 words)

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Kaliningrad Oblast is of interest to many Russian regions in terms of servicing of their export-import operations as well as tourist and recreation and educational centre, as a site of operations of a network of modern demonstrational enterprises.
Kaliningrad should play a significantly more important role in development of economic, cultural and educational ties of Russia with other CIS countries, first of all those that are members of the Customs Union, and particularly with the Byelorussia, that is a member of the Union state.
Kaliningrad is called to become a contact business centre — meeting place for entrepreneurs of the West and East and secure upon its territory visa-free or facilitated visa regime for arrangement of talks, seminars and conferences as well as operations of representations of many Western companies and trading houses of different regions of Russia.
www.informest.it /progetti/kaliningrad/eng/doc/development_strategy.doc   (2319 words)

 Kaliningrad Oblast - Photo Travel
Kaliningrad Oblast surrounded by European Union member countries is important Russian commercial center with ice-free port on Baltic Sea, yet not geographically connected to Russian territory.
The city of Kaliningrad was found as a fortress by the Teutonic Knights in 1255.
Kaliningrad was occupied by Red Army in 1945, and according to the agreement between the Allies at the Potsdam Conference the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) has annexed the city and its surrounding territory.
www.travel.tatariunas.com /c_kaliningrad_oblast.html   (291 words)

 The Northern Dimension - EU support to Kaliningrad
Kaliningrad is a region of the Russian Federation, which is geographically separated from the rest of the country and, since the 2004 EU enlargement, is located in the middle of the EU.
Kaliningrad is one of the two cross-cutting sectors in the Northern Dimension Second Action Plan (along with the Arctic Regions) and is envisaged to remain a priority of the new Northern Dimension after 2007.
Kaliningrad was discussed in the GAERC and at the European Council on 21 June 2002 and 24 October 2002.
ec.europa.eu /comm/external_relations/north_dim/kalin/index.htm   (2659 words)

 NATO PA - Archives
Kaliningrad Region Ombudswoman Irina Vershinina asked in turn whether it would imply that people diagnosed as HIV positive would not be allowed to see their relatives in motherland Russia.
They said that Kaliningraders had a feeling of belonging to the European West and called for rehabilitating the image of the enclave, which should be seen as a bridge between Europe and Russia.
Kaliningrad Region Ombudswoman Vershinina said that the State system of public health was good, and that the HIV epidemic in the enclave was "a bit exaggerated by Western countries".
www.nato-pa.int /archivedpub/trip/av063cc-kaliningrad.asp   (2430 words)

 The Northern Dimension - EU support to Kaliningrad
Kaliningrad is a region of the Russian Federation, which is geographically separated from the rest of the country and, since the 2004 EU enlargement, is located in the middle of the EU.
Kaliningrad is one of the two cross-cutting sectors in the Northern Dimension Second Action Plan (along with the Arctic Regions) and is envisaged to remain a priority of the new Northern Dimension after 2007.
Kaliningrad was discussed in the GAERC and at the European Council on 21 June 2002 and 24 October 2002.
europa.eu.int /comm/external_relations/north_dim/kalin   (2659 words)

 The Future of Kaliningrad: a pilot project or exclave? / Policy Paper
Kaliningrad was particularly strongly affected by the Russian financial crisis of August 1998 because of its dependence on foreign trade and particularly imports.
Kaliningrad residents could be offered multi-entry visas valid for a period of up to three years, but allowing a strictly limited period of stay in EU countries on the occasion of each visit.
Kaliningrad: The Kaliningrad Branch of the All-Russian Co-ordination Council of Russian Industrialists (in Russian).
www.policy.hu /sergounin/paper.html   (11314 words)

 Kaliningrad. Girls, Women, Brides dating and marriage agency from city Kaliningrad, Russia . Gifts and Flowers Delivery
Kaliningrad (formerly Konigsberg) is a seaport city, capital and main city of the Kaliningrad Oblast, a small Russian exclave between Poland and Lithuania with access to the Baltic Sea.
Kaliningrad lies on the Pregolya River near its mouth on the Vislinski Zalev, which empties into the Gulf of Kaliningrad on the Baltic Sea.
Today, Kaliningrad is an administrative center of the most western territory of Russia.
www.city-of-brides.com /from/Kaliningrad.shtml   (392 words)

 Regional Economic Development Agency - Home Page
Modernizing municipal finance of the Kaliningrad oblast: performance-based approach and regional development.
Kaliningrad is a model for arts management in the 21st century - Robert Horton
Kaliningrad Regional Development Agency took part in the 3rd Exhibition of Kaliningrad NGOs
www.kaliningrad-rda.org /en   (221 words)

 Slavic & East European Collections at Yale University
Invited were representatives of the larger libraries in the city of Kaliningrad and from Kaliningrad Oblast as well as the two larger state archives in the city of Kaliningrad.
The Kaliningrad seminars: took place May 26th and 27th and were hosted by the Kaliningrad Oblast Library.
Assistance and cooperation was also received from the Kaliningrad State University Library and the Kaliningrad State Technical University Library.
www.library.yale.edu /slavic/library_assessment_project_kali.html   (706 words)

 International Institute for Strategic Studies - The Perspective of Kaliningrad’s Policy Makers and Practitioners
Kaliningrad is now surrounded by states that are members of both the EU and NATO, the eurozone and the Schengen area.
In the opinion of the office of the President’s plenipotentiary to Kaliningrad, the transit agreement is an example of true partnership between the EU and Russia.
Kaliningrad will be cut off from the Russian mainland by high travel costs and obstacles arising from internal EU regulations, such as the strict environmental rules regarding transport.
www.iiss.org /index.asp?pgid=3356&fs=s   (3240 words)

 Russia (Kaliningrad Oblast) - General Information
Kaliningrad Oblast [Region] is now isolated from the rest of the Russian Federation, even more so after the expansion of the European Union on 1 May 2004 as its only borders are with the EU countries of Lithuania and Poland.
As the Oblast was historically part of Germany, lines built as standard gauge were subsequently converted to broad gauge.
Tourist Lines: None as far as is known, as the Oblast does not appear to have the usual “Pioneer” public narrow-gauge railway that combines a hobby activity for teenagers with practical training in railway operation.
www.steane.com /egtre/ru_info.htm   (934 words)

 Kaliningrad, Russia  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
The capital of Kaliningrad Oblast, it is a major industrial and commercial center, connected by channel with Baltiysk, an ice-free port on the Baltic Sea.
Historic landmarks in Kaliningrad include the Schloss, or Castle (1255), and a cathedral (14th century).
In 1946 the city's name was changed from Königsberg to Kaliningrad, in honor of the Soviet leader M. Kalinin.
www.galenfrysinger.com /kaliningrad.htm   (282 words)

 The Status of Kaliningrad Oblast Under International Law - Raymond A. Smith
The Kaliningrad Oblast is an area of approximately 15,100 square kilometers bordering Poland on the south, Lithuania on the east and northeast, and the Baltic Sea and its bays, the Kurshskii and Vistula, on the west.
The Oblast's population of some 807,000 is composed 78.3% of Russians, 9.0% of Byelorussians, 6.8% of Ukrainians, and 3.5% of Lithuanians;10 almost all are post-World War II settlers who replaced the deported or executed indigenous German and Lithuanian populations.
The Kaliningrad Oblast is of significant economic importance to the USSR.
www.lituanus.org /1992_1/92_1_02.htm   (13738 words)

Kaliningrad is best known as the port of the heavily militarized Russian Oblast (Region) which, after the breakup of the former USSR, found itself an enclave nestled between Poland and Lithuania.
Likewise, discussions are underway between Kaliningrad Seaport Authority (responsible for the management and operations of all five ports in Kaliningrad Oblast) and the South Carolina State Ports Authority about a major new container port project in the region.
Kaliningrad is implementing a system allowing businesses to register for the program with a single permit, rather than a long series of local, oblast and Russian certifications.
www.russianamericanchamber.org /regions/kaliningrad.html   (1107 words)

 Baltic Fleet - Morskoyo Flota ( Naval Force) - Russian and Soviet Nuclear Forces
The Baltic Fleet is headquartered in Kaliningrad, where it is defended by a naval infantry brigade.
Kaliningrad Oblast is the headquarters of the Russian Navy's Baltic Fleet and the site of one of its two main naval bases in the region, Baltiisk.
Armed forces comparable in size to the entire Polish army are stationed in Kaliningrad Oblast, which is a Russian enclave completely cut off from the rest of Russia by Poland and Lithuania.
www.fas.org /nuke/guide/russia/agency/mf-baltic.htm   (808 words)

 Kaliningrad Oblast
It was taken by the Soviet army toward the end of the Second World War and given to the Soviet Union at the Allied meeting in 1945 at Potsdam.
The largest city is Kaliningrad, a port and industrial city.
With the collapse of the Soviet Union, Western Europeans have become aware of enormous environmental destruction at Kalinigrad and dangers to water quality in the Baltic Sea.
www.fsmitha.com /world/kalinin.htm   (148 words)

 Overlapping Soviet Jurisdictions in the Soviet Union - Kaliningrad Oblast - Martynas Brakas
Since 1945 the Kaliningrad Oblast was politically and economically a part of the RSFSR, even though it was separated from the RSFSR by the Lithuanian Soviet Republic.
The agriculture of the Kaliningrad Oblast was not considered in the aforesaid meeting.
The reorganization of the Kaliningrad Oblast industrial administration was a small part of an extensive reorganization of economy in the Soviet Union.
www.lituanus.org /1963/63_3_03.htm   (1410 words)

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