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Tver Oblast (Russian: Тверска́я о́бласть) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast). Its administrative center is the city of Tver. Image File history File links RussiaTverOblast. ... Russia is a federation which consists of 89 subjects (Russian: субъект(ы); English transliteration: subyekty, sing. ... An oblast (Slavonian verbalism or term, Czech: oblast, Slovak: oblasÅ¥, Russian, Ukrainian: о́бласть, Bulgarian: о́бласт) English equivalent area, province or zone. ... Tvers coat of arms depicts grand ducal crown placed on a throne. ...


Area 84,586 km². Population is estimated at 1,440,002 in 2004, down from about 1,670,000 in 1989. 2004(MMIV) is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1989 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Tver Oblast is the area of lakes, such as Seliger and Brosno. Much of its area is occupied by the Valdai Hills, where the Volga, the Western Dvina, and the Dnieper take their source. Seliger may refer to one of the following. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Valdai Hills (Russian: Валда́йская возвы́шенность or Валда́й) are an upland region in north-west of central Russia running north-south, about midway between St. ... For other meanings of the word Volga see Volga (disambiguation) Волга Length 3,690 km Elevation of the source 225 m Average discharge  ? m³/s Area watershed 1. ... The Daugava or Western Dvina (Russian: За́падная Двина́, Belarusan: Дзьвіна́, Latvian: Daugava, German: Düna, Polish Dźwina) is a river rising in the Valdai Hills flowing through Russia and Belarus, to drain into the Gulf of Riga, an arm of the Baltic Sea at Riga, Latvia. ... This article is about the river. ...


There are also many sleepy historical towns: Torzhok, Toropets, Zubtsov, Kashin, Vyshniy Volochek, and Kalyazin. The oldest of these is Rzhev, primarily known for the Rzhev Battles of the WWII. Staritsa was a seat of the last appanage principality in Russia. Ostashkov is a major tourist centre. Torzhok (Торжок in Russian) is a town in the Tver Oblast in Russia. ... Toropets (Торопец in Russian) is a town of 14,600 inhabitants (2002 census) in the Tver Oblast (extreme western Russia), where the tiny Toropa River enters Lake Solomeno. ... Kashin (Кашин in Russian) is a town in the Tver Oblast in Russia, located on the Kashinka River (Volgas tributary) 204 km away from Moscow. ... Poets call my town Russian Venice because its a town of the first artificial canals in our country. ... Kalyazin (Калязин in Russian) is a town in the Tver Oblast in Russia, located on the Volga River. ... Rzhev is the uppermost town situated on the Volga river. ... The formation of the Rzhev salient during the winter of 1941-1942. ... German soldiers at the Battle of Stalingrad World War II was the most extensive and costly armed conflict in the history of the world, involving the great majority of the worlds nations, being fought simultaneously in several major theatres, and costing tens of millions of lives. ... View of Staritsa in 2002. ...

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Time zone

Tver Oblast is located in the Moscow Time Zone (MSK/MSD). UTC offset is +0300 (MSK)/+0400 (MSD). Moscow Time (MSK) is the time zone 3 hours ahead of UTC. Categories: Stub | Time zones ... Coordinated Universal Time or UTC, also sometimes referred to as Zulu time, is an atomic realization of Universal Time(UT) or Greenwich Mean Time, the astronomical basis for civil time. ...


Administrative divisions

Districts

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

  • Andreapolsky (Андреапольский)
  • Belsky (Бельский)
  • Bezhetsky (Бежецкий)
  • Bologovsky (Бологовский)
  • Firovsky (Фировский)
  • Kalininsky (Калининский)
  • Kalyazinsky (Калязинский)
  • Kashinsky (Кашинский)
  • Kesovogorsky (Кесовогорский)
  • Kimrsky (Кимрский)
  • Konakovsky (Конаковский)
  • Krasnokholmsky (Краснохолмский)
  • Kuvshinovsky (Кувшиновский)
  • Lesnoy (Лесной)
  • Likhoslavlsky (Лихославльский)
  • Maksatikhinsky (Максатихинский)
  • Molokovsky (Молоковский)
  • Nelidovsky (Нелидовский)
  • Oleninsky (Оленинский)
  • Ostashkovsky (Осташковский)
  • Penovsky (Пеновский)
  • Rameshkovsky (Рамешковский)
  • Rzhevsky (Ржевский)
  • Sandovsky (Сандовский)
  • Selizharovsky (Селижаровский)
  • Sonkovsky (Сонковский)
  • Spirovsky (Спировский)
  • Staritsky (Старицкий)
  • Toropetsky (Торопецкий)
  • Torzhoksky (Торжокский)
  • Udomelsky (Удомельский)
  • Vesyegonsky (Весьегонский)
  • Vyshnevolotsky (Вышневолоцкий)
  • Zapadnodvinsky (Западнодвинский)
  • Zharkovsky (Жарковский)
  • Zubtsovsky (Зубцовский)

External links

  • Tver Oblast (in Russian), informative website of government bodies.


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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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Moscow (Russian: Москва́, Moskva, IPA:   listen?) is the capital of Russia, located on the river Moskva. ... Saint Petersburg (Russian: Санкт-Петербу́рг, English transliteration: Sankt-Peterburg), colloquially known as Питер (transliterated Piter), formerly known as Leningrad (Ленингра́д, 1924–1991) and Petrograd (Петрогра́д, 1914–1924), is a city located in Northwestern Russia on the delta of the river Neva at the east end of the Gulf of Finland... 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 ... Capital Birobidzhan Area - total - % water 64th - 36,000 km² - no data Population - Total - Density 80th - est. ... 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 ... Permyakia or Autonomous district of the Komi-Permyaks (Russian: Ко́ми-Пермя́цкий автоно́мный о́круг) is a federal subject of Russia (an autonomous district). ... Categories: Russia geography stubs | Autonomous Districts of Russia ... Categories: Stub | Autonomous Districts of Russia ... Yamalia (Yamalo-Nenets, Ямало-Ненецкий автономный округ) is an autonomous district of Tyumen Oblast in the Russian Federation. ... December 1 is the 335th (in leap years the 336th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005(MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Perm Krai (Russian: ) 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. ... 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