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Encyclopedia > Tyumen Oblast
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Tyumen Oblast (Russian: Тюме́нская о́бласть) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast) in Urals Federal District. Its administrative center is the city of Tyumen. It contains two autonomous districts, Khantia-Mansia, and Yamalia. Excluding the autonomous districts, Tyumen Oblast has an area of 159,869.7 km² (including the autonomies, it is Russia's third largest subdivision) and a population of 3,264,800 (2002). Tyumen is the largest city with over half a million inhabitants. Image File history File links Tyumen_obl. ... A modern coat of arms is derived from the medi val practice of painting designs onto the shield and outer clothing of knights to enable them to be identified in battle, and later in tournaments. ... Image File history File links Tyumen_Oblast_Flag. ... Image File history File links Tyumen_Oblast_Flag. ... Image File history File links RussiaTyumen2005. ... Russia is a federation which consists of 89 subjects (Russian: субъект(Ñ‹); English transliteration: subyekty, sing. ... Oblast (Czech: oblast, Slovak: oblasÅ¥, Russian and Ukrainian: , Belarusian: , Bulgarian: о́бласт) refers to a subnational entity in some countries. ... Urals Federal District (Ура́льский федера́льный о́круг) is one of the seven federal districts of Russia. ... Tymen in the 1680s Tyumen (Тюме́нь) is a city in Russia, administrative center of Tyumen Oblast in the Urals Federal District . ... Khantia-Mansia, or Yugra is an autonomous district of Tyumen Oblast in the Russian Federation. ... Yamalia (Yamalo-Nenets, Ямало-Ненецкий автономный округ) is an autonomous district of Tyumen Oblast in the Russian Federation. ... Here is a list of the 89 federal subjects of Russia in order of size. ...

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Geography

Time zone

Tyumen Oblast is located in the Yekaterinburg Time Zone (YEKT/YEKST). UTC offset is +0500 (YEKT)/+0600 (YEKST). Coordinated Universal Time or UTC, also sometimes referred to as Zulu time or Z, is an atomic realization of Universal Time (UT) or Greenwich Mean Time, the astronomical basis for civil time. ...


Administrative divisions

Districts

Tyumen Oblast consists of the following districts (raions): See rayon for the textile made of processed cellulose. ...

  • Abatsky (Абатский)
  • Armizonsky (Армизонский)
  • Aromashevsky (Аромашевский)
  • Berdyuzhsky (Бердюжский)
  • Golyshmanovsky (Голышмановский)
  • Isetsky (Исетский)
  • Ishimsky (Ишимский)
  • Kazansky (Казанский)
  • Nizhnetavdinsky (Нижнетавдинский)
  • Omutinsky (Омутинский)
  • Sladovsky (Сладовский)
  • Sorokinsky (Сорокинский)
  • Tobolsky (Тобольский)
  • Tyumensky (Тюменский)
  • Uporovsky (Упоровский)
  • Uvatsky (Уватский)
  • Vagaysky (Вагайский)
  • Vikulovsky (Викуловский)
  • Yalutorovsky (Ялуторский)
  • Yarkovsky (Ярковский)
  • Yurginsky (Юргинский)
  • Zavodoukovsky (Заводоуковский)

External link

  • ((Russian)) Official website of Tyumen Oblast.


Administrative subdivisions of Russia Flag of Russia
Federal subjects
Republics Adygeya | 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 districts Aga Buryatia | Chukotka | Evenkia1 | Khantia-Mansia | Koryakia3 | Nenetsia | Taymyria1 | Ust-Orda Buryatia2 | Yamalia
  1. On 1 January 2007, Evenkia and Taymyria will be merged into Krasnoyarsk Krai.
  2. A referendum is to be held on 16 April 2006 on merging Ust-Orda Buryatia into Irkutsk Oblast. If the result is in favour, the merger will occur on 1 January 2008.
  3. On 1 July 2007, Kamchatka Oblast and Koryakia will be merged to form Kamchatka Krai.
Federal districts
Central | Southern | Northwestern | Far East | Siberian | Urals | Privolzhsky (Volga)

  Results from FactBites:
 
REGIONAL CORNER: TYUMEN OBLAST, RUSSIA (535 words)
Tyumen oblast, located 300 km from Yekaterinburg, the capital of the Urals region, is the third largest oblast in Russia, comprising 8.4 percent of the country’s territory.
Tyumen oblast’s workforce is comparatively young, with an average age of 32.
Tyumen oblast extracts 66 percent of Russia’s oil and 91 percent of its gas.
Tyumen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (405 words)
Tyumen (Russian: Тюме́нь) is a city in Russia, the administrative center of Tyumen Oblast in the Urals Federal District.
The region of Tyumen part of Siberia Khanate was annexed to Russia by Yermak Timofeyevich in 1585 and the next year town of Tyumen was founded as a Russian fort post.
In 1948 oil was discovered in Tyumen region and in the 1960s and 1970s oil industry became a vital component of the city's economy.
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