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Encyclopedia > Arkhangelsk Oblast

Arkhangelsk Oblast (Russian: Арха́нгельская о́бласть, Arkhangelskaya oblast) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast). It includes Franz Josef Land and Novaya Zemlya islands, and also Nenets Autonomous Okrug. Its governor is Nikolay Kiselyov. Image File history File links RussiaArkhangelsk2005. ... Image File history File links Arkhangelsk_Oblast_Flag. ... Russia is a federation which consists of 88 subjects (Russian: ; English transliteration: subyekty, sing. ... Oblast (Czech: oblast, Slovak: oblasÅ¥, Russian and Ukrainian: , Belarusian: , Bulgarian: о́бласт) refers to a subnational entity in some countries. ... Location of Franz Josef Land (Map is annotated in German). ... Novaya Zemlya (Russian: , lit. ... Flag Nenets Autonomous Okrug (Russian: ), or Nenetsia, is a federal subject of Russia (an autonomous okrug of Arkhangelsk Oblast). ... Nikolay Ivanovich Kiselyov is the governor of Arkhangelsk Oblast in Russia. ...


Including Nenetsia, Arkhangelsk Oblast has the area of 587,400 km². Population (excluding Nenetsia): 1,336,539 (2002 Census); 1,570,256 (1989 Census). Russian Census of 2002 (Russian: ) was the first census of Russian Federation carried out on October 9, 2002. ...


Arkhangelsk, with population of 356,051 (2002 Census), is the administrative center of the oblast. Historically, the chief centers were Kholmogory, Kargopol, and Solvychegodsk. One can find medieval wooden chapels and the Antoniev Siysky Monastery lost in impassable woods. The Solovetsky Islands in the White Sea are a World Heritage Site. Severodvinsk is a primary shipyard for the Russian Navy. Plesetsk Cosmodrome is one of two spaceports within the Russian borders (the second, Svobodny, is located in Amur Oblast). Arkhangelsk (Russian: ), formerly called Archangel in English, is a city in and the administrative center of Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russia. ... Kholmogory (Russian: ) is a historic village and center of the Kholmogorsky District in Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russia. ... Kargopol is a town of 13000 in Russia. ... Solvychegodsk (Сольвычегодск in Russian; literally means salt on the Vychegda River) is a small town in the Arkhangelsk Oblast in Russia, located on the right bank of the Vychegda River some 25 km northeast of Kotlas. ... Antoniev Siysky Monastery is located on a cape of the Great Mikhailovo Lake. ... Solovki is located in the Solovetsky Islands, White Sea, Russia. ... Map of the White Sea Two satellite photos of the White Sea The White Sea (Russian: ) is an inlet of the Barents Sea on the North Western coast of Russia. ... A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a specific site (such as a forest, mountain, lake, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that has been nominated and confirmed for inclusion on the list maintained by the international World Heritage Programme administered by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, composed of 21 State... Severodvinsk (Russian: ) is a city in Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russia. ... Russian Navy Jack Russian Navy Ensign The Naval Cathedral in St Petersburg is the main church of the Russian Navy. ... Cyclone-3 rocket launching Meteor-3 satellite (Plesetsk, August 15, 1991) Plesetsk Cosmodrome is a Russian spaceport, located about 800 km north of Moscow and south of Arkhangelsk (coordinates vary in different sources, but 62°08′ N 41°01′ E seems plausible). ... Svobodny (Russian: ) is a Russian rocket launching site used since 1996 and located in Amur Oblast. ... Amur Oblast (Russian: , tr. ...


Geography

Time zone

Arkhangelsk Oblast is located in the Moscow Time Zone (MSK/MSD). UTC offset is +0300 (MSK)/+0400 (MSD). Image File history File links RTZ2. ... Time zones of Europe: Moscow Time (MSK) is the time zone 3 hours ahead of UTC (UTC+3). ... It has been suggested that leap second be merged into this article or section. ...

Administrative divisions

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Federal subjects
Republics Adygea | Altai | Bashkortostan | Buryatia | Chechnya | Chuvashia | Dagestan | Ingushetia | Kabardino-Balkaria | Karelia | Khakassia | Komi | Kalmykia | Karachay-Cherkessia | Mari El | Mordovia | North Ossetia-Alania | Sakha | Tatarstan | Tuva | Udmurtia
Krais Altai | Khabarovsk | Krasnodar | Krasnoyarsk1 | Perm | Primorsky | Stavropol
Oblasts Amur | Arkhangelsk | Astrakhan | Belgorod | Bryansk | Chelyabinsk | Chita | Irkutsk2 | Ivanovo | Kaliningrad | Kaluga | Kamchatka3 | Kemerovo | Kirov | Kostroma | Kurgan | Kursk | Leningrad | Lipetsk | Magadan | Moscow | Murmansk | Nizhny Novgorod | Novgorod | Novosibirsk | Omsk | Orenburg | Oryol | Penza | Pskov | Rostov | Ryazan | Sakhalin | Samara | Saratov | Smolensk | Sverdlovsk | Tambov | Tomsk | Tula | Tver | Tyumen | Ulyanovsk | Vladimir | Volgograd | Vologda | Voronezh | Yaroslavl
Federal cities Moscow | St. Petersburg
Autonomous oblast Jewish
Autonomous okrugs Aga Buryatia | Chukotka | Evenkia1 | Khantia-Mansia | Koryakia3 | Nenetsia | Taymyria1 | Ust-Orda Buryatia2 | Yamalia
  1. On January 1, 2007, Evenk and Taymyr Autonomous Okrugs will be merged into Krasnoyarsk Krai.
  2. On January 1, 2008, Ust-Orda Buryat Autonomous Okrug will be merged into Irkutsk Oblast.
  3. On July 1, 2007, Kamchatka Oblast and Koryak Autonomous Okrug will merge to form Kamchatka Krai.
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