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  Vologda Oblast - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Vologda Oblast (Волого́дская о́бласть) is a regional subdivision of Russia.
Vologda Oblast is rich in historic monuments, such as the magnificent Kirillo-Belozersky Monastery, Ferapontov Convent (a World Heritage Site), medieval towns of Velikiy Ustyug and Belozersk, baroque churches of Totma and Ustyuzhna, etc.
Vologda Oblast borders Arkhangelsk Oblast (N), Kirov Oblast (E), Kostroma Oblast (SE), Yaroslavl Oblast (S), Tver Oblast (SW), Novgorod Oblast (SW), Leningrad Oblast (W) and the Republic of Karelia (NW).
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 Encyclopedia: Vologda
Vologda (Во́логда) is a city in Russia, administrative center of Vologda Oblast.
Vologda River (Вологда in Russian) is a river in Vologda Oblast in Russia.
Vologda's Saint Sophia, consecrated in 1570, was one of the largest cathedrals built in Russia up to that time.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Vologda   (1194 words)

 Oblast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
An oblast (Russian : о́бласть) is an administrative unit of the Russian Federation.
Oblasts are also administrative units of Bulgaria and Ukraine.
Greater Cleveland-Volgograd Oblast Alliance A nonprofit organization that facilitates humanitarian assistance to non-governmental organizations and citizens living in the Volgograd Region of Russia.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Oblast.html   (265 words)

 Vologda - Regional Profile from the Russian American Chamber of Commerce®
The Vologda region was established on September 23, 1937.
According to the report the investment attractiveness index of the Vologda region is 0.9 (the same is for the Tula, Yaroslavl, Omsk, Krasnoyarsk and Khabarovsk regions).
Within the territory of the Vologda region CFI's are to be registered by the Economic Department of the Vologda region Administration.
www.russianamericanchamber.org /regions/Vologda_Region.html   (1045 words)

 Lespromexport Location   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Vologda Oblast is one of the developed industrial regions of Russia.
The Oblast produces 17,2% of Russia's rolled metal, 16,1% of steel, 12,1% of mineral fertilizers, 13% of ball-bearings, 7,2% of timber, 7,4% of linen fabric.
According to the journal "Expert", the Vologda Oblast is among the ten leading regions with the least financial, investment, social and criminal risks.
www.lespromexport.com /Vologda_Oblast_main.htm   (512 words)

This report presents a brief overview of the "Law on Investment in the Vologda Oblast," that was adopted by the Vologda Region Government in October 1997.
Oblast also develops and monitors Investment Programs that are approved by the Oblast Duma, that prioritize projects to be developed in the region.
Within the territory of the Vologda oblast CFIs are to be registered by the Economic Department of the Vologda Oblast Administration.
www.bisnis.doc.gov /bisnis/isa/000223LegVOLOGDA.htm   (806 words)

 Vologda Oblast -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Vologda Oblast (Волого́дская о́бласть) is a regional (The act of subdividing; division of something previously divided) subdivision of (A federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state) Russia.
Vologda Oblast is located in the (Click link for more info and facts about Moscow Time Zone) Moscow Time Zone (MSK/MSD).
Vologda Oblast consists of the following districts ((A native or inhabitant of Russia) Russian: районы):
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/v/vo/vologda_oblast.htm   (140 words)

 Russia - Vologda Region - RussiaTrek.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Its administrative center, Vologda, is 500 km (300 miles) northeast of Moscow on the Vologda River, a tributary of the Sukhona River.
Vologda is an important rail junction with lines to Moscow, St. Petersburg, Arkhangelsk and Kirov.
Vologda is an export oriented region, and the region's main exporting industries are steel (75% of total exports); chemicals - sulfuric acid, mineral fertilizers, ammonia and nitric fertilizers (18%); and wood products (5%).
www.russiatrek.com /r_vologda.shtml   (277 words)

 Oblast Vologda - Wikipedia
Vologda (Вологодская область) is een oblast binnen de Russische Federatie.
De oblast beslaat een groot, dun bevolkt gebied in het noorden van de oosteuropese vlakte.
In het westen ligt het Onegameer, en in het zuiden het Rybinsk stuwmeer.
nl.wikipedia.org /wiki/Oblast_Vologda   (225 words)

 Blazons of Arkhangelsk Oblast Towns
Description: "In a golden shield a flying archangel, which is armed with the fiery sword and shield, defeats the falling devil".
Description: "In the first part of a shield - the Vologda blazon; in the second part a fish called a salmon, in a light-blue field, as a token, that near this city the best sorts of these fishes are caught and are traded".
Description: "In the first part of a shield - the Vologda blazon; in the second part - two hazel-grouses in a golden field, meaning that near this city there is a best sort of this gamebirds".
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The Vologda Region is part of the Northwest Russia Federal District, bordering the Leningrad Region and the Karelia Republic in the west, the Arkhangelsk Region in the north, the Kirovsk Region in the east and the Novgorod, Tver, Yaroslavl and Kostroma regions in the south.
The largest cities are Vologda, with a population of 302,000, Cherepovets (320,000), Sokol (45,800) and Velikiy Ustug (35,800).
Vologda’s population is known for its entrepreneurial spirit, and has been at the forefront of the Russian colonization of new territories in Siberia, Russian Far East and even North America and Alaska.
www.bisnis.doc.gov /bisnis/bisdoc/0211VologdaRegOverview.htm   (3270 words)

 Vologda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Vologda's dim origins go back to at least the 12th century, when the area was explored and colonized by traders and settlers from Novgorod, located some 500 kilometers west of Vologda and one of the most important economic centers of medieval Russia.
Vologda was built entirely of wood until the reign of Ivan the Terrible, who in 1565 included the town in his private domain, or oprichnina, and initiated construction of a masonry fortress, apparently to serve as his northern residence.
Together the three Vologda butter makers tried legal maneuvers, eventually securing a trademark for the name "Vologodskoye maslo." But the butter counterfeiters were a wily bunch: they eschewed "Vologodskoye maslo," in which the region's name is an adjective, in favor of "Vologda maslo," in which region's name is a noun.
www.vologda-oblast.ru /inform.asp?V=3&LNG=ENG   (8469 words)

 Republic of Karelia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
It borders the Leningrad Oblast, Vologda Oblast, Murmansk Oblast (Kola peninsula), Arkhangelsk Oblast of Russia, Lappland in Finland, and the White Sea.
In the northeast, the Republic is washed by the White Sea with a shore line of 630 km; in the west Karelia borders on Finland (border line length approx.
700 km); in the north, on Arkhangelsk Oblast; in the south, on Vologda and Leningrad Oblasts of the Russian Federation.
www.1-free-software.com /en/wikipedia/r/re/republic_of_karelia.html   (491 words)

Vologda Oblast is located in northwestern Russia, 550 kilometers southeast of St. Petersburg, and has a population of 1.4 million people.
The oblast's capital is the city of Vologda, a major industrial center with a population of 320,000.
Vologda produces 20 percent of Russia's iron, 18 percent of its steel, 19 percent of its rolled steel, 10 percent of its mineral fertilizers, and 6 percent of its timber and forest products.
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 Российский национальный суб-комитет программы BSR Interreg IIIB   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Oblast is washed by of three Arctic Seas: White Sea, Barents Sea and Kara Sea.
The Legislative Assembly of Arkhangelsk Oblast is a standing legislative (representative) authority of Arkhangelsk Oblast.
The governor of Arkhangelsk Oblast is the highest executive and head all the executive bodies.
www.leontief.ru /rnsc/eng/nwregions/nwr3.htm   (627 words)

 Visit Siberia Ltd. :: Russia inside :: Novgorod oblast'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Geografical position: Novgorod oblast` is located in the northwest of the European part of Russia, southeast Saint Petersburg.
The oblast` borders on Leningrad, Pskov, Vologda and Tver` oblast.
The structure of the oblast` includes 21 administrative area, 10 cities and 22 rural settlements.
visitsiberia.com /russia/region.php?r=53   (200 words)

 List of federal subjects of Russia by area   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Thus, Tyumen Oblast includes two autonomous districts, Khantia-Mansia and Yamalia, Krasnoyarsk Krai includes Taymyria and Evenkia, and so forth.
Wherever this is the case, the nesting region's area is given with all the nested components included.
The same goes for Moscow and Leningrad Oblasts: areas given include the federal cities of Moscow and Saint Petersburg, respectively.
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/l/li/list_of_federal_subjects_of_russia_by_area.html   (117 words)

 Novgorod Oblast - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Novgorod Oblast borders Leningrad Oblast (NW,N), Vologda Oblast (E), Tver Oblast (SE,S) and Pskov Oblast (SW).
Novgorod Oblast is located in the Moscow Time Zone (MSK/MSD).
Administration of Novgorod Oblast (in Russian), official homepage.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Novgorod_Oblast   (204 words)

 Kostroma Oblast - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Kostroma Oblast (Костромска́я о́бласть) is a federal subject of Russia.
Kostroma Oblast borders Vologda Oblast (N), Kirov Oblast (E), Nizhny Novgorod Oblast (S), Ivanovo Oblast (W) and Yaroslavl Oblast (NW).
Kostroma Oblast is located in the Moscow Time Zone (MSK/MSD).
www.bexley.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Kostroma_Oblast   (171 words)

 Perm Oblast -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
It is named after its primary city, (A city in the European part of Russia) Perm.
The oblast covers an area of 160,600 km², and as of the 2002 census the population is 2.82 million.
According to the results of the referendum held in 2004, Perm Oblast will be merged with (Click link for more info and facts about Permyakia Autonomous District) Permyakia Autonomous District to form (Click link for more info and facts about Perm Krai) Perm Krai, which is scheduled to come into existence on December 1, 2005.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/P/Pe/Perm_Oblast.htm   (136 words)

 Vologda --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The oblast consists of alternating broad river basins and morainic hills.
The city lies along the Vologda River above its confluence with the Sukhona River and is situated about 250 miles (400 km) north-northeast of Moscow.
One of the oldest settlements of European Russia, mentioned in documents from 1218, it was an important trading centre on the Moscow-Arkhangelsk road in the 16th century and later was renowned for painting and silverworking.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9075685?tocId=9075685   (388 words)

 Konstantin Titov | Samara Oblast Governor Konstantin Titov
Konstantin Alexeyevich Titov, the present governor of Samara Oblast, was born in Moscow on 30 October 1944.
Soon the family moved to the town of Kalach-na-Donu, Volgograd Oblast, and then in 1952 to the town of Vytegra, Vologda Oblast.
It was in 1953 that the family settled in the town of Togliatti, Kuibyshev (the Soviet name of Samara) Oblast, where Konstantin Titov’s father had been appointed to the position of department chief at Kuibyshevhydrostroy, the region’s public water power station construction company.
www.titov.samara.ru /en/bio   (921 words)

 Calendar of Elections to the Bodies of the State Power and Local Self-Government in the Subjects of Russian Federation ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Vologda Oblast- Elections of deputies of the Legislative Assembly of Vologda Oblast (the rotation is 17 deputies)
Arkhangelsk Oblast - Elections of the deputy of Arkhangelsk Oblast Assembly, deputies in Election Constituency # 24 on the territory of Nenetsk Autonomous Okrug
Vologda Oblast - Elections of deputies of the disctrict self-government in Election Constituency # 13 in Vozhegodsk District
www.democracy.ru /english/history/eng_1998-4.html   (1988 words)

 Lesprom.com - Members - Country Search
The "Vologda Timber'2000" exhibition was held in December, 1999 to promote the penetration of the oblast's timber to new markets and revive the relations with former buyers.
Investing in the wood industry of the Vologda is highly effective and guaranteed by the Vologda Oblast Administration.
The conception of the development of the oblast's wood industry till 2005 has been elaborated, which is to become a set of numerous region's wood industry development programmes.
www.lesprom.com /members/region.php3?regid=6   (596 words)

 Cbonds.Info : Russia : Vologda Region - EMITENT_CARD
Nowadays the Vologda Region as an economic region is remarkable for such industries as ferrous metals metallurgy, chemical industry, wood industry, pulp and paper industry and textile industry (see the section "Economic Affairs").
The leading agricultural branch is stock-breeding, which accounts for 70% of the region's agriculture and provides its population with milk, meat and eggs.
Vologda butter, as well as Vologda lace, are known world-wide.
www.cbonds.info /eng/organisations/organisation_full.phtml/params/id/357   (130 words)

 Region Vologda [Wologda]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Im Großen und Ganzen zählt Vologda zu den erfolgreicheren russischen Regionen, auch wenn die problematische demographische Situation in Zukunft eine ernsthafte Gefahr für die wirtschaftliche Entwicklung darstellen kann.
Städte wie Belozersk, Velikiy, Ustiug, Vologda, Ustiužna, Totma und andere, spielten seit jeher die Rolle großer künstlerischer Zentren des Landes und sind heute Museen unter freiem Himmel.
Ebenfalls bedeutsam ist der Kreml von Vologda, in dem heute jedes Jahr das Theaterfestival "Stimmen Russlands" stattfindet.
alenos.piranho.de /regionen/vologda.htm   (809 words)

 Vologda Oblast
The communists support Mikhail Beznin, a professor of Vologda university, who is unknown to the public.
Vologda Oblast is situated in the southwest of the East European plain.
According to a survey by Bank Austria, the oblast was ranked 26th among Russia's 89 regions on investment climate.
archive.tol.cz /Elections/Russia/Regions/About/Vologda.html   (373 words)

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