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  Oblast - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The oblast in Eastern Europe and Russian Federation geographic context is a subnational entity of Bulgaria, the Russian Federation, Ukraine, and the now-defunct Soviet Union.
Oblasts are purely administrative units without any significant history: all of them have been formed in the middle of the 20th century.
The administrative borders of several oblasts have sometimes been changed in order to reshuffle the local Communist Party organization, secure "the right" local administration for an industrial company, limit an ethnic activism etc. Such decisions were a Soviet version of the gerrymandering method of affecting a vote.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Oblast   (613 words)

 Kaliningrad Oblast - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kaliningrad Oblast (Russian: Калинингра́дская о́бласть), informally called Yantarny kray (Янта́рный Край, 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 core remnant.
The Kaliningrad Oblast is the fourth most densely populated oblast in the Russian Federation (62.5 persons per sq.km).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kaliningrad_Oblast   (1910 words)

 Khmelnytsky Oblast Facts & Figures
The oblast stretches for 220 km from the north to the south and for 120 km from the east to the west.
The Khmelnytsky oblast borders on Ternopil, Rivne, Zhytomyr, Vinnytsya, and Chernivtsi oblasts.
The Khmelnytsky oblast is the 12th among oblasts of Ukraine in the number of population.
www.ukrainebiz.com /Articles/KhmelnytskyFacts.htm   (2654 words)

 Cherkasy Oblast Facts & Figures
Established in 1954, the oblast was surrounded by the borders of Vinnytsya, Kyiv, Kirovograd and Poltava oblasts.
In 1997, the oblast was the second in Ukraine as regards maize and milking (per one cow) yield.
The oblast's demand in construction stone is fully met by the existing pits and quarries.
www.ukrainebiz.com /Articles/CherkasyFacts.htm   (1159 words)

 Yaroslavl Oblast
Yaroslavl Oblast (Яросла́вская о́бласть) is a region located in the Central federal district of Russia, surrounded by the Tverskaya, Moskovskaya, Ivanovskaya, Vladimirskaya, Kostromskaya and Vologodskaya Oblasts.
This geographic location affords the oblast the advantages of a close proximity to Moscow and Saint Petersburg.
Additionally, the center of the oblast — the city of Yaroslavl (supposedly founded 1010, known from 1071) — is an intersection of major highways, railroads and waterways.
www.guajara.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/y/ya/yaroslavl_oblast.html   (362 words)

 Tomsk Oblast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The development of the territory which belongs to the oblast began in the 17th century.
Most of the oblast's 316 900 territory is inaccessible because it is covered taiga woods and swamps.
Tomsk Oblast is rich in natural resources oil natural gas ferrous and non-ferrous metals peat and underground waters.
www.freeglossary.com /Tomsk_Oblast   (339 words)

 Ozhdregoi Oblast
Most of the oblast is wild, used as pasture for cattle and sheep, and there are also patches of dense woodland where pagan spirits are strong and wolves are still plentiful.
Like most Oblasts, the great majority of the population are literally farmers, tilling the land or herding livestock.
Beyond the borders of the oblast, and even within some of its more hidden corners, live a few settled vagabonds; woodsmen and charcoal burners, who enter the villages and farms only to barter their wares.
www.ttrotsky.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk /malkioni/ozhdregoi.htm   (1143 words)

 Oblast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
An oblast (Russian Ukrainian : о́бласть;) is a name for the subnational entity in Bulgaria Russian Federation and Ukraine.
Oblasts are one step below the level and further subdivided into districts (Russian: районы;; Ukrainian: райони;; English transliteration: rayony).
Das nördliche Ostpreussen, Kaliningrader Gebiet =: Kaliningradskaja oblast
www.freeglossary.com /Oblast   (239 words)

 Lipetsk Oblast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Lipetsk Oblast (Russian: Ли́пецкая о́бласть;) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast).
The area of the oblast is 24,100 km².
Other towns of the oblast (Gryazi (Грязи), Dankov (Данков), Zadonsk (Задонск), Lebedyan (Лебедян), Usman (Усман), Chaplygin (Чаплыгин)) are under districts' jurisdiction.
hallencyclopedia.com /Lipetsk_Oblast   (350 words)

 oblast on Encyclopedia.com
In the USSR, oblasts in which the majority of the population was of a nationality different from that of the constituent republic in which they were included generally enjoyed autonomous status.
The boundaries of oblasts are usually based on economic and administrative considerations; as a result, oblasts vary considerably in size and population.
Primary Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis -- Ivanovo Oblast, Russia, 1999.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/o1/oblast.asp   (364 words)

 Samara Oblast
The Samara Oblast is situated in the southeastern European part of Russia in the Midstream of the largest river in Europe the Volga.
It borders with the Republic of Tatarstan in the north, Saratov Oblast in the south, Orenburg Oblast in the east, Ulyanovsk Oblast in the northwest.
Pine and wide-leaf woods are in the north of the oblast, southern and eastern parts are mostly steppes.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/world/russia/samara-ob.htm   (977 words)

 The Tver Oblast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The oblast is the natural source of fresh water for Central Russia and the city of Moscow.
Presently, only 30% of viable woodcutting area is utilized, leaving a quarter of the oblast's standing trees "over-ripe." There are 27 large forestry farms in the oblast and 23 saw mills producing lumber, sawing materials, veneer, paper, cardboard, and furniture (the total number of such enterprises including small firms is approximately 400).
The oblast is also famous for its unique historical monuments, ancient monasteries, convents and temples; 14 towns are considered "urban monuments" representing 18-20th century lifestyle.
www.russianamericanchamber.org /regions/tver.html   (2709 words)

 Amurskaya Oblast'
The main industries of the Amurskaya Oblast specialization are transport mining industry, timber and agriculture according to some facts, about 40% of all Russian old is being mined in Amurskaya Oblast.
According to the "Expert" Magazine the Amurskaya Oblast is in the group of regions with the lowest favourable climate.
Nevertheless, there are considerable foreign investments in the oblast's economy based apparently on the belief in the future of the Amurskaya Oblast.
www.bogeria.ru /regions/amur.htm   (440 words)

 OBLAST   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
An oblast is a name for the subnational entity of Bulgaria, Russian Federation, Ukraine, and the former Soviet Union.
In the Soviet Union and the mentioned post-Soviet republics, oblasts are one step below the national level and further subdivided into districts called raiony or rayony.
It is licensed under the GNU free documentation license.
www.yotor.org /wiki/en/ob/Oblast.htm   (99 words)

The Vologda Oblast is in the top 30 Russian regions that have been dynamically expanding their foreign ties recently.
The imports to the Vologda Oblast are made up, for the most part, of mechanical and electric equipment, optical appliances, textile fibre, produce of flour-milling industry.
Construction of the first section of the pipeline on the territory of the Vologda Oblast (29 km) is scheduled to end in the third quarter of 2006, with the designed pumping capacity of 30 billion cu m per year.
www.vologda-oblast.ru /main.asp?LNG=ENG   (1447 words)

 Blazons of Kurgan Oblast Towns
Coat of arms of Kurgan Oblast was instituted on December 1, 1997.
The description of the coat of arms: "The Coat of Arms of Kurgan Oblast represents a green heraldic shield, in which field two silver barrows, from which left - less and arise from behind the right; in silver wall-like extremity with five merlons and four embrasures - running azure marten with gold muzzle and breast.
He told me, that with the light touch of Oblast Duma deputy Viktor Tataurov, these coat of arms and flag received the unofficial nickname: "Woman, swimming on her back".
www.heraldry.hobby.ru /eng/e.kurgan.html   (268 words)

 Chita Oblast
Chita Oblast, located in the Transbaikal region of Sibiria, shares a common border with Mongolia and China, the latter constituted by the Argin River.
The oblast's territory with its complex mountain ranges, plateaus and valleys stretches northward to the Patom Mountains.
According to a survey by Bank Austria, the oblast was ranked 70th among Russia's 89 regions on investment climate.
archive.tol.cz /Elections/Russia/Regions/About/Chita.html   (422 words)

 Zakarpatska Oblast Map Server
The scale of the map is such that each JPEG map unit (i.e.
Please note that the geographical names are still in Russian and not Ukrainian due to the Russo-centric Former Soviet Union and we apologize for any confusion this may cause.
The images and its documentation are provided "AS IS" and without warranty of any kind and the authors do not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of use of the images or their documentation in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise.
www.infoukes.com /ua-maps/oblasts/oblast01   (307 words)

 Qyzylorda (oblast) - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Qyzylorda (oblast)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Oblast (region) in southern Kazakhstan;; area 227,000 sq km/87,645 sq mi; population (1996) 659,000.
Industries are mainly concerned with the processing and packing of agricultural products and fish; rice, grown under extensive irrigation, is the chief crop.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Qyzylorda+(oblast)   (109 words)

 Leningrad Oblast
Leningrad Oblast is situated in the northwest part of the East European Plain.
The oblast's main industries are machine-building, ferrous and non-ferrous metallurgy, chemicals, petroleum refining, processing of forestry and agricultural products, and light manufacturing.
According to a survey by Bank Austria, the oblast was ranked 38th among Russia's 89 regions on investment climate.
archive.tol.cz /Elections/Russia/Regions/About/Leningrad.html   (404 words)

 Maps of Ukrainian Oblasts
As each Oblast is ready, the URL will be activated to access the specific Oblast as listed below.
Each Individual Oblast may be either accessed via a clickable image map below or by selecting the appropriate Oblast from the table listed below the Map of Ukraine.
Oblasts that have yet to be completed and/or inactive are denoted by the Lime Green color.
www.infoukes.com /ua-maps/oblasts   (90 words)

 Yaroslavl Oblast.
Terrain: Chiefly rolling plains with a strip of uplands extending from the southwest to the northeast (the Borisoglebskaya, Uglichskaya, and Danilovskaya Uplands).
Ecological Issues: High levels of pollutants in the Yaroslavl Oblast are a result of the agglomeration of chemical and petrochemical plants.
Building industry: The Yaroslavl Oblast is ranked 38th in Russia in capital investment.
www.jaroslawl-kassel.de /jaroslawl/oblast.html   (607 words)

 Sakhalin Oblast
From 1991 until he was appointed governor, Farkhutdinov had served as mayor of the oblast's capital city, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.
His predecessor Yevgenii Krasnoyarov, the oblast's governor since 1993, resigned under a cloud of allegations that he misused federal aid intended for the victims of an earthquake in the southern Kuril Islands in 1994.
According to a survey by Bank Austria, the oblast was ranked 76th among Russia's 89 regions on investment climate.
www.hf.uib.no /andre/vesti/SAKHALIN.HTM   (552 words)

 Ukraine Regions
To compound the confusion, in Ukrainian or Russian, the name is usually given in adjective form, followed by the generic (usually Oblast').
For example, Chernihiv would be Chernigovskaya Oblast' in Russian, Chernihivs'ka Oblast' in Ukrainian; its capital is Chernigov or Chernihiv, respectively.
Odessa: Odesa, Odes'ka Oblast' (Ukrainian); Odesskaya Oblast' (Russian)
www.statoids.com /uua.html   (1216 words)

 Business proposals from Ivano-Frankivsk oblast (Ukraine)
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www3.sympatico.ca /tem-ukraine/Ukr_proposals/Offers_Iv_Frankivsk.htm   (787 words)

There are presently 25 Oblasts and a number of Raions in each Oblast.
The Lviv address would be for records in Galicia and Transcarpathia/ Subcarpathia, in the Oblasts of Ivano-Frankivsk, Lviv, Chernivtsi, Ternopil and Transcarpathia, and the Kiev address for the remainder of the Oblasts.
The following are the addresses of the Archives of the 25 Oblasts in Ukraine, and the Archive of the City of Kiev.
lemko.org /genealogy/oblasts.html   (889 words)

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