Orenburg Oblast

Orenburg Oblast (Russian: Оренбургская область, Orenburgskaya oblast) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast). Its administrative center is the city of Orenburg. From 1938 to 1957, it bore the name Chkalov Oblast (Чка́ловская о́бласть) in honor of Valery Chkalov. Population: 2,033,072 (2010 Census).[5]

The House of the Soviets (oblast administrative centre)

Orenburg Oblast
Оренбургская область
Coordinates: 52°08′N 55°36′E
CountryRussia
Federal districtVolga[1]
Economic regionUrals[2]
Administrative centerOrenburg
Government
  BodyLegislative Assembly
  GovernorDenis Pasler[3]
Area
  Total124,000 km2 (48,000 sq mi)
  Rank29th
Population
 (2010 Census)[5]
  Total2,033,072
  Estimate 
(2018)[6]
1,977,720 (−2.7%)
  Rank23rd
  Density16/km2 (42/sq mi)
  Urban
59.7%
  Rural
40.3%
Time zoneUTC+5 (MSK+2 [7])
ISO 3166 codeRU-ORE
License plates56, 156
OKTMO ID53000000
Official languagesRussian[8]
Websitehttp://www.orb.ru/

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