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Administrative region of Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, Russia

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Nizhny Novgorod Oblast is a administrative region found in the nation of Russia. Home to 3,524,028 people, it is the 10th largest division in Russia in terms of population.

Nizhny Novgorod Oblast gained its current status as a administrative region in the year 1936. The government of Nizhny Novgorod Oblast is lead by Valery Shantsevand is based in the administrative region capital of Nizhniy Novgorod (Population: 1,284,164).

The most populous cities in Nizhny Novgorod Oblast are: Nizhniy Novgorod (Population: 1,284,164), Dzerzhinsk (Population: 256,537), Arzamas (Population: 109,479), Sarov (Population: 88,000), Kstovo (Population: 67,242).

Nizhny Novgorod Oblast Administrative region - Quick Facts

Country Russia
Region Type Administrative region
ISO Code RU_NIZ
Time Zone MSK
Year of Establishment 1936
Capital Nizhniy Novgorod (Population: 1,284,164)
Head of Government Valery Shantsev
Total Population 3,524,028
Total Area 76,900 sq km (29,691 sq miles)
Population Density 45.8 sq km (118.7 sq miles)
This page was last modified on July 24, 2015.

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