Moscow Oblast

Moscow Oblast

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Moscow Oblast, is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast). Its area, at 45,900 km2 (17,700 sq mi), is relatively small compared to other federal subjects, but it is one of the most densely populated regions in the country and, with the 2002 population of 6,618,538, is the second most populous federal subject. There is no official administrative center of Moscow Oblast; its public authorities are located in Moscow and Krasnogorsk. The oblast was founded in 1929. It borders Tver Oblast in the north-west, Yaroslavl Oblast in the north, Vladimir Oblast in the north-east and east, Ryazan Oblast in the south-east, Tula Oblast in the south, Kaluga Oblast in the south-west and Smolensk Oblast in the west. In the center stands Moscow city, which does not belong to the oblast but is a federal subject in its own right. Moscow Oblast is highly industrialized, with its main industrial branches being metallurgy, oil refining, and mechanical engineering, food, energy, and chemical industries.show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Fec Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 613589255X
  • 9786135892550