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First posted on May 6th 2008






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Astrakhan Oblast was created in 1943, at which time it included the just dissolved Kalmyk ASSR. The Kalmyk ASSR was reestablished in 1958.

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Article Astrakhan Oblast, Administrative Divisions of Astrakhan Oblast, from Wikipedia
Structurae : Astrakhan Oblast
Articke Astrakhanskaya Oblast, from Wikipedia Russian edition
DOCUMENTS Historical Population Statistics by Administrative Division : Russia, from : Population Statistics
Flag, from FOTW
Coat of Arms, from Civic Heraldry, from Vector Images
Map of Administrative Division, posted by R. Daward
Archives in the Russian Federation, scroll down for Astrakhan Oblast
Maplandia : Astrakhanskaya Oblast
REFERENCE Astrakhan Oblast, pp.132-134 in : Europa Publications, The Territories of the Russian Federation, London : Europa 1st ed. 1999 [G]