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Chita Oblast (Russian: Чити́нская о́бласть) (431,500 km², pop. 1,155,346 as of 2002 All-Russian Population Census) is a federal subject of the Russian Federation (an oblast) in south-east Siberia. Its administrative center is the city of Chita. It has extensive international borders with China (998 km) and Mongolia (868 km) and internal borders with Irkutsk and Amur oblasts, and the republics of Buryatia and Sakha (Yakutia). It contains the autonomous district of Aga Buryatia. 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Russia is a federation which consists of 89 subjects (Russian: субъект(ы); English transliteration: subyekty, sing. ... An oblast (Russian, Ukrainian: о́бласть, Bulgarian: о́бласт) is a subnational entity of Bulgaria, the Russian Federation, Ukraine, and the now-defunct Soviet Union, approximately equivalent to a province. ... Siberia Siberia (Russian: , common English transliterations: Sibir, Sibir; possibly from the Mongolian for the calm land) is a vast region of Russia and northern Kazakhstan constituting almost all of northern Asia. ... Chita (Russian: Чита́) is a city in Russia, and is the administrative center of Chita Oblast. ... The Irkutsk Oblast, Russia is located in south-eastern Siberia in the basins of Angara, Lena and Nizhnyaya Tunguska rivers, and occupies an area of 767,900 km² (4. ... The Amur Oblast (363,700 km², pop. ... The Buryat Republic (Russian: Респу́блика Буря́тия; Buryat: Буряад Республика) is a federal subject of the Russian Federation (a republic). ... The Sakha (Yakutia) Republic (Russian: Респу́блика Саха́ (Яку́тия); Yakut: Саха Республиката) is a federal subject of the Russian Federation (a republic). ... Categories: Stub | Autonomous Districts of Russia ...

The territory that makes up today's Chita Oblast was first explored by Cossacks led by Pyotr Beketov in 1653. People began to move into and develop the area in order to strengthen Russia's border with China and Mongolia, extract mineral resources, and build the Trans-Siberian railway. In 1920, Chita became the capital of the Far East Republic, which merged with the Russian Federation in November 1922, a month before the Soviet Union was constituted. File links The following pages link to this file: Chita Oblast Nerchinsk Categories: GFDL images ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Events February 2 - New Amsterdam (later renamed New York City) is incorporated. ... Trans-Siberian line in red; Baikal Amur Mainline in green. ... 1920 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... The Far Eastern Republic (Russian: Дальневосто́чная Респу́блика (ДВР)) was a government established in the Russian Far East and Siberia east of Lake Baikal on April 6, 1920. ... 1922 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...


The oblast is rich in ferrous, non-ferrous, rare, and precious metals, coal, charcoal, and mineral waters. Forests cover about 60% of its territory. As a result, the oblast's main industries are metallurgy, fuel, and timber. It also has advanced light and food industries. Local agriculture focuses on cattle, sheep, and reindeer breeding. Coal is a fossil fuel extracted from the ground either by underground mining, open-pit mining or strip mining. ... Charcoal is the blackish residue consisting of impure carbon obtained by removing water and other volatile constituents of animal and vegetable substances. ... This article is about minerals in the geologic sense; for nutrient minerals see dietary mineral; for the band see Mineral (band). ... Metallurgy is a domain of materials science and of materials engineering that studies the physical and chemical behavior of metallic elements and their mixtures, which are called alloys. ... For the workstation, see SGI Fuel. ... Timber Timber is a term used to describe clusters of trees. ...


Time zone

Chita Oblast is located in the Yakutsk Time Zone (YAKT/YAKST). UTC offset is +0900 (YAKT)/+1000 (YAKST). Coordinated Universal Time or UTC, also sometimes referred to as Zulu time, is an atomic realization of Universal Time or Greenwich Mean Time, the astronomical basis for civil time. ...


Administrative divisions

Districts

Chita Oblast consists of the following districts (Russian: районы):

  • Akshinsky (Акшинский)
  • Aleksandrovo-Zavodsky (Александрово-Заводский)
  • Baleysky (Балейский)
  • Borzinsky (Борзинский)
  • Chernyshevsky (Чернышевский)
  • Chitinsky (Читинский)
  • Gazimuro-Zavodsky (Газимуро-Заводский)
  • Kalarsky (Каларский)
  • Kalgansky (Калганский)
  • Karymsky (Карымский)
  • Khiloksky (Хилокский)
  • Krasnochikoysky (Красночикойский)
  • Krasnokamensky (Краснокаменский)
  • Kyrinsky (Кыринский)
  • Mogochinsky (Могочинский)
  • Nerchinsko-Zavodsky (Нерчинско-Заводский)
  • Nerchinsky (Нерчинский)
  • Olovyanninsky (Оловяннинский)
  • Ononsky (Ононский)
  • Petrovsk-Zabaykalsky (Петровск-Забайкальский)
  • Priargunsky (Приаргунский)
  • Shelopuginsky (Шелопугинский)
  • Shilkinsky (Шилкинский)
  • Sretensky (Сретенский)
  • Tungiro-Olekminsky (Тунгиро-Олекминский)
  • Tungokochensky (Тунгокоченский)
  • Uletovsky (Улетовский)
  • Zabaykalsky (Забайкальский)


Nerchinsk is located in the Chita Oblast. ...

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1. On December 1, 2005, Perm Oblast and Permyakia will be merged to form Perm Krai.

2. On January 1, 2007, Evenkia and Taymyria will be merged into Krasnoyarsk Krai.
3. On 23 October 2005, a referendum will be held on the merger of Kamchatka Oblast and Koryakia to form Kamchatka Krai.
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The Udmurt Republic (Russian: ; Udmurt: Удмурт Элькун) or Udmurtia (Удму́ртия) is a federal subject of the Russian Federation (a republic). ... The Russian Federation is divided into 89 subjects (administrative units), 6 of which are krais: Altai Krai Khabarovsk Krai Krasnodar Krai Krasnoyarsk Krai Primorsky Krai Stavropol Krai See also Republics of Russia Oblasts of Russia Autonomous Districts of Russia Autonomous Oblasts of Russia Federal cities of Russia Categories: Krais of... Categories: Stub | Krais of Russia ... Khabarovsk Krai (Хаба́ровский кра́й) (1995 pop. ... Krasnodar Krai (Краснода́рский край) is a regional subdivision of Russia (Southern Federal District). ... Krasnoyarsk Krai (Красноя́рский край) (2002 pop. ... The Primorsky Krai (Russian: Примо́рский край), also known as Primorye (Примо́рье), is one of Russias 89 federal subjects (also referred to as members of the Federation). Krai is a term used to refer to several of Russias administrative units. ... 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Categories: Stub | Oblasts of Russia ... map of Kaliningrad Oblast Kaliningrad Oblast (Russian: Калининградская область), informally called Yantarny kray (Russian:Янтарный Край - meaning Amber land) is an administrative division (oblast) of Russia on the Baltic coast, with no land connection to the rest of Russia: an exclave of the EU. It is the westernmost parcel of... Categories: Stub | Oblasts of Russia ... For other uses of Kamchatka, see Kamchatka (disambiguation). ... Kemerovo Oblast (Russian:Ке́меровская о́бласть) (pop. ... Kirov Oblast (Ки́ровская о́бласть) is a regional subdivision of Russia. ... Categories: Stub | Oblasts of Russia ... Categories: Russia geography stubs | Oblasts of Russia ... Categories: Stub | Oblasts of Russia ... Leningrad Oblast (Russian: Ленингра́дская о́бласть; tr. ... Lipetsk Oblast (Russian: Ли́пецкая о́бласть) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast). ... Categories: Stub | Oblasts of Russia ... Moscow oblast (Моско́вская о́бласть) is an administrative subdivision of Russia officially established on January 14, 1929. ... Murmansk Oblast (Му́рманская о́бласть) is an oblast in north-western Russia. ... Nizhny Novgorod Oblast (Нижегоро́дская о́бласть) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast). ... Categories: Stub | Oblasts of Russia ... Novosibirsk Oblast (Новосиби́рская о́бласть) is a regional subdivision of Russia. ... Categories: Russia geography stubs | Oblasts of Russia ... Categories: Russia geography stubs | Oblasts of Russia ... Categories: Stub | Oblasts of Russia ... Penza Oblast (Пе́нзенская О́бласть) is an administrative division of the Russian Federation. ... Perm Oblast (Russian: Пе́рмская о́бласть) is an oblast in the Privolzhsky (Volga) Federal District of Russia. ... Categories: Stub | Oblasts of Russia ... Categories: Stub | Oblasts of Russia ... Categories: Stub | Oblasts of Russia ... The Sakhalin Oblast (Russian: Сахали́нская о́бласть) is a regional subdivision of Russia. ... Samara Oblast (Сама́рская о́бласть) is an administrative division of the Russian Federation. ... Categories: Russia geography stubs | Oblasts of Russia ... Categories: Stub | Oblasts of Russia | Smolensk Oblast ... Sverdlovsk Oblast (Russian: Свердло́вская о́бласть; tr. ... Categories: Stub | Oblasts of Russia ... Tomsk Oblast (Russian: То́мская о́бласть) (2002 pop. ... Categories: Stub | Oblasts of Russia ... Tula Oblast (Ту́льская о́бласть) is a regional subdivision of Russia. ... Categories: Russia geography stubs | Oblasts of Russia ... Ulyanovsk Oblast (Улья́новская о́бласть) is an administrative division of the Russian Federation. ... Categories: Stub | Oblasts of Russia ... Categories: Stub | Oblasts of Russia ... Categories: Stub | Oblasts of Russia ... Voronezh Oblast (Russian:Воро́нежская о́бласть) is a regional subdivision of Russia. ... 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The Russian Federation is divided into 89 subjects (administrative units), 1 of which is an autonomous oblast: Jewish Autonomous Oblast See also Republics of Russia Krais of Russia Oblasts of Russia Autonomous Districts of Russia Federal cities of Russia Categories: Subdivisions of Russia | Autonomous Oblasts of Russia ... The Jewish Autonomous Oblast (Russian: , Yevreyskaya avtonomnaya oblast; formerly Jewish Autonomous Republic) is situated in the Far Eastern federal district of Russia, bordering China. ... The Russian Federation is divided into 89 subjects (administrative units), 10 of which are autonomous districts: Aga Buryatia Chukotka Evenkia Khantia-Mansia Koryakia Nenetsia Permyakia Taymyria Ust-Orda Buryatia Yamalia See also: Republics of Russia, Oblasts of Russia, Krais of Russia Categories: Autonomous Districts of Russia | Subdivisions of Russia ... Categories: Stub | Autonomous Districts of Russia ... Chukotka Autonomous District (Russian: Чуко́тский автоно́мный о́круг; tr. ... Categories: Stub | Autonomous Districts of Russia ... Khantia-Mansia, or Yugra is an autonomous district of Tyumen Oblast in the Russian Federation. ... Koryakia is an autonomous district of Kamchatka Oblast in the Russian Federation. ... Categories: Russia geography stubs | Autonomous Districts of Russia ... Categories: Stub | Autonomous Districts of Russia ... Categories: Russia geography stubs | Autonomous Districts of Russia ... Categories: Stub | Autonomous Districts of Russia ... http://eo. ... December 1 is the 335th (in leap years the 336th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and is the current year. ... Perm Krai ( Russian: Пе́рмский край) is a new federal subject of Russia that is scheduled to come into existence on December 1, 2005 as a result of the 2004 referendum on the merger of Perm Oblast and Permyakia Autonomous District. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 2007 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... October 23 is the 296th day of the year (297th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 69 days remaining. ... 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and is the current year. ...

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