Lipetsk Oblast

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Lipetsk Oblast
Липецкая область (Russian)
—  Oblast  —

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Coordinates: 52°42′N 39°09′E / 52.700°N 39.150°E / 52.700; 39.150Coordinates: 52°42′N 39°09′E / 52.700°N 39.150°E / 52.700; 39.150
Political status
CountryRussia
Federal districtCentral[1]
Economic regionCentral Black Earth[2]
EstablishedJanuary 6, 1954[3]
Administrative centerLipetsk
Government (as of November 2014)
 • Head[5]Igor Artamonov[4]
 • LegislatureOblast Council of Deputies[6]
Statistics
Area (as of the 2002 Census)[7]
 • Total24,100 km2 (9,300 sq mi)
Area rank71st
Population (2010 Census)[8]
 • Total1,173,513
 • Rank44th
 • Density[9]48.69/km2 (126.1/sq mi)
 • Urban63.7%
 • Rural36.3%
Population (January 2014 est.)
 • Total1,159,866[10]
Time zone(s)MSK (UTC+04:00)
ISO 3166-2RU-LIP
License plates48
Official languagesRussian[11]
Official website

Lipetsk Oblast (Russian: Липецкая область, romanized: Lipetskaya oblast) is a federal subject of Russia. Specifically, it is an oblast.[3] Its administrative center (capital city) is the city of Lipetsk. As of the 2010 Census, its population was 1,173,513.[8]

Geography[change | change source]

Lipetsk Oblast borders Ryazan Oblast in the northeast, Tambov Oblast in the east, Voronezh Oblast in the south, Kursk Oblast in the southwest, Oryol Oblast in the west, and Tula Oblast in the northwest.

Economy[change | change source]

The most important industrial branches are the iron processing and the mechanical engineering. The most industrialized cities are Lipetsk and Yelets.

Agriculture[change | change source]

Crop cultivation and horticulture form the majority of the region's agriculture. Livestock farming specializes in cattle, pigs, goats, sheep, and poultry.

Administrative divisions[change | change source]

Demographics[change | change source]

Population: 1,173,513 (2010 Census);[8] 1,213,499 (2002 Census);[12] 1,230,220 (1989 Census).[13]

Ethnic composition (2010):[14]

References[change | change source]

  1. Президент Российской Федерации. Указ №849 от 13 мая 2000 г. «О полномочном представителе Президента Российской Федерации в федеральном округе». Вступил в силу 13 мая 2000 г. Опубликован: "Собрание законодательства РФ", №20, ст. 2112, 15 мая 2000 г. (President of the Russian Federation. Decree #849 of May 13, 2000 On the Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in a Federal District. Effective as of May 13, 2000.).
  2. Госстандарт Российской Федерации. №ОК 024-95 27 декабря 1995 г. «Общероссийский классификатор экономических регионов. 2. Экономические районы», в ред. Изменения №5/2001 ОКЭР. (Gosstandart of the Russian Federation. #OK 024-95 December 27, 1995 Russian Classification of Economic Regions. 2. Economic Regions, as amended by the Amendment #5/2001 OKER. ).
  3. 3.0 3.1 Decree of January 6, 1954
  4. Official website of the Administration of Lipetsk Oblast. Oleg Petrovich Korolyov, Head of the Administration of Lipetsk Oblast (in Russian)
  5. Charter of Lipetsk Oblast, Article 40
  6. Charter of Lipetsk Oblast, Article 25
  7. Федеральная служба государственной статистики (Federal State Statistics Service) (2004-05-21). "Территория, число районов, населённых пунктов и сельских администраций по субъектам Российской Федерации (Territory, Number of Districts, Inhabited Localities, and Rural Administration by Federal Subjects of the Russian Federation)". Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года (All-Russia Population Census of 2002) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved 2011-11-01.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1 [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года (2010 All-Russia Population Census) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. 2011. Retrieved June 29, 2012.
  9. The density value was calculated by dividing the population reported by the 2010 Census by the area shown in the "Area" field. Please note that this value may not be accurate as the area specified in the infobox is not necessarily reported for the same year as the population.
  10. Lipetsk Oblast Territorial Branch of the Federal State Statistics Service. Оценка численности городского и сельского населения по городским округам и муниципальным районам Archived March 4, 2016, at the Wayback Machine (in Russian)
  11. Official throughout the Russian Federation according to Article 68.1 of the Constitution of Russia.
  12. Численность населения России, субъектов Российской Федерации в составе федеральных округов, районов, городских поселений, сельских населённых пунктов – районных центров и сельских населённых пунктов с населением 3 тысячи и более человек [Population of Russia, its federal districts, federal subjects, districts, urban localities, rural localities—administrative centers, and rural localities with population of over 3,000]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года (All-Russia Population Census of 2002) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. May 21, 2004. Retrieved 9 Feb 2012.
  13. Demoscope Weekly (1989). Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. Численность наличного населения союзных и автономных республик, автономных областей и округов, краёв, областей, районов, городских поселений и сёл-райцентров. [All Union Population Census of 1989. Present population of union and autonomous republics, autonomous oblasts and okrugs, krais, oblasts, districts, urban settlements, and villages serving as district administrative centers]. Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 года (All-Union Population Census of 1989) (in Russian). Institute of Demographics of the State University—Higher School of Economics. Retrieved 9 Feb 2012.
  14. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1 [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года (2010 All-Russia Population Census) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. 2011. Retrieved June 29, 2012.