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First posted on April 15th 2008






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History and Administrative Division . Vologda Oblast was created in 1937, from territory previously belonging to Leningrad Krai and Severny Krai. As of 2008, it borders on Karelia Republic amd Arkhangelsk Oblast in the north, on Kirov Oblast in the east, on Nizhny Novgorod, Kostroma, Yaroslavl, Kalinin Oblast in the south, on Novgorod and Leningrad Oblast in the west. It is divided in 26 districts : Babayevsky, Babushsky, Belozersky, Chagodoshchensky, Cheropovetsky, Gryazovetsky, Kaduysky, Kharovsky, Kichmengsko-Gorodetsky, Kirilovsky, Mezhdurezhensky, Nikolsky, Nuyksensky, Sheksninsky, Sokolsky, Syamzhensky, Tarnogsky, Totemsky, Ust Kubinsky, Ustyuzhensky, Vashkinsky, Veliko Ustyugsky, Verkhovashsky, Vologodsky, Vozhegodsky, Vytegorsky.

Population . The population was 1,662,300 in 1939, 1,308,000 in 1959, 1,310,000 in 1979, 1,354,000 in 1989, 1,311,300 in 2001 (Lahmeyer).

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see also History of Russia in Europe, Russia, USSR






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A Brief History, from Vologda Oblast
Administrative Division, from Vologda Oblast
Article Vologda Oblast, Administrative Division of Vologda Oblast, from Wikipedia
Structurae : Vologda Oblast
DOCUMENTS Historical Population Statistics by Administrative Division : Russia, from : Population Statistics, by Jan Lahmeyer
Flag, from Civic Heraldry
Coat of Arms, from Civic Heraldry
Map : Administrative Division, from Government of Vologda Oblast
Map : Northern Russia (as of 1926), from Andrees Handatlas 8th edition 1930, posted by M. Witkam
Archives in the Russian Federation, scroll down for Vologda Oblast
Map of Administrative Division, posted by R. Daward
REFERENCE Vologda Oblast, pp.241-242 in : Europa Publications, The Territories of the Russian Federation, London : Europa 1st ed. 1999 [G]