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The biggest region in Russia

 

On the territory of the Russian Federation located 83 subjects, which include republics, territories, regions, Autonomous districts and Federal cities. Occupied territory some Russian regions surpasses even such important States as France, Spain, UK etc.

In the top 10 included the biggest region in Russia by area.

10. Vologda oblastthe Area of 144 thousand sq km

Vologda oblast opens the ten largest regions of the Russian Federation. It is located on the area of 144 thousand sq km, which percentage is equal to approximately 0.85% of the entire country. There are about 1.2 million people and a population density of 8.22 people per sq. km. the Entity was formed in 1937 by splitting the Northern region into Arkhangelsk and Vologda.

9. Murmansk oblastthe Area of 145 thousand sq. km.

Murmansk oblast is located on the ninth place among the largest regions of the Russian state. It covers an area of 145 thousand sq. km — 0,85% of the whole territory of the Russian Federation. The date of its formation is considered to be may 28, 1938. Inside the region is home to 762 thousand 173 people, that is the density of 5,26 persons per sq. km. about 70% of the area is the Kola Peninsula. The region is the Baltic crystalline shield, which is a real mineralogical treasure that has no equal in the world for the variety of minerals and minerals. Some of them are not found anywhere else.

8. Novosibirsk oblastArea of 177 thousand sq. km.

Novosibirsk oblast takes the eighth place among the largest regions of the Russian Federation. The area occupied by it is equal to 177 thousand square kilometers, which is 1.4 % of the whole territory of Russia. The region is home to about 2.7 million people, and the population density is 15,54 % persons/sq km. the Major part of the population is Russians (93%), about 7% are Germans, Ukrainians and Tatars. The entity was formed in 1937 when the West Siberian region was divided into Altai Krai and Novosibirsk oblast. There are more than 500 deposits of different natural resources.

7. Sverdlovsk oblastthe Area of 194 sq km

Sverdlovsk oblast is one of the largest in Russia. Its land is located on 194 thousand sq km percentage area of the country this amounts to 1.14 percent. The subject is part of the Ural Federal district. Its Foundation occurred in 1732. Its administrative center is the city of Yekaterinburg, which was formerly called Sverdlovsk. It is home to more than 4 million people, density is 22,28 people/sq km Is one of the most densely populated regions of the state. On its territory there are deposits of gold, platinum, asbestos, bauxite, Nickel, iron, manganese, chromium and copper. Here is located the largest chemical plant of the Russian Federation Uralchimplast.

6. Tomsk oblastArea of 314 sq km

Among the biggest regions of the Russian Federation Tomsk oblast occupies the sixth place. It accounts for 314 thousand square kilometers, accounting for 1.84 percent of the entire state. About 63% of the total area is occupied by taiga forests, and 29% are swamps. Occupied the territory of Tomsk region a little more Polish (310 sq km). The subject is part of the Siberian Federal district. Date of its creation — August 13, 1944. In the Tomsk region is home to more than 1 million people, representing the population density of 3,42 persons per sq. km. in terms of natural resources, the area is replete with them: there is about 100 of oil, the largest reserves of coal, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, peat, and natural gas.

5. Amur oblastArea of 362 sq km

Amur oblast is situated on the fifth place among the largest regions of Russia. It covers an area of 362 sq km, which in percentage ratio is equal to 2.12% of the total area of the Russian Federation. The date of the formation of the subject is considered to be October 20, 1932. For a long time he was part of the Khabarovsk region, but in 1948 was allocated in independent area. The region is home to 805 thousand 689 people and a population density of 2.23 people per sq. km. At present, here is one of the world's largest gas processing plants in which will include the largest complex for the production of helium. In addition, this subject is rich in minerals and has vast timber reserves.

4. Magadan regionthe Area of 462 sq km

Magadan region occupies the fourth place among the largest regions of Russia. Subject with a total area of 462 sq km is 2.7% of the entire state. The date of the Foundation area is 3 Dec 1953. In the region live 146 thousand 345 people, which equals a density of 0.32 persons per sq. km. the Main part of the population is Russian (72%) and Ukrainians (15%). Magadan region belongs to the far North where there is permafrost. On its territory there are large deposits of silver, gold, tin and tungsten. At the end of 2015 was produced 979 tons of silver and 22 tons of gold.

3. Arkhangelsk oblastArea of 590 sq km

Arkhangelsk oblast opens the top three subjects of the Russian Federation on the square. Area occupied by the subject is 590 thousand square kilometers, which is equal to 3.5% of the area of the whole country. On this indicator the oblast is ahead of countries such as Spain (504 sq km) and France (547 sq km). Education of the subject occurred in 1937, when it was divided the Northern region of the RSFSR to the USSR. Population is about 1.2 million people, that density is 1.22% persons/sq km In the region the largest concentrated deposits of gypsum, limestone and anhydrite.

2. Irkutsk oblastArea 774 sq km

Irkutsk oblast occupies the second place among the largest regions of Russia. The total area occupied by the subject approximately equal to 774 thousand square km, which is almost 5% of the total area of the state. In terms of the area it is almost equal to Turkey, which has an area of 780 thousand sq. km. Date of the Foundation of the region is considered to be September 26, 1937, when there was a division of East-Siberian region of the Russian Federation on the Irkutsk and Chita. According to 2016 it is home to about 2.5 million people, which equals a density of 3.11 persons/sq. km Irkutsk oblast is one of the main suppliers of oil, wood, coal and aluminium.

1. Tyumen oblastan Area of 1 464 thousand sq km

Tyumen oblast is the largest region in Russia. The area of the subject is 1464 sq km, which is equal to 9% of the whole territory of the Russian Federation. If you combine Germany, Italy, France and the UK, the territory occupied by them will be equal to the Tyumen region. Its Foundation occurred in 1944, by allocating certain areas of the Kurgan and Omsk regions. The population of according for 2016 is 3 615 485 density of 2.47 persons per sq. km. Approximately 90% of regions refers to regions of the far North. Here are concentrated the main deposits of useful natural resources, like gas and oil.

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