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Pskov Oblast
Псковская область
—  Oblast  —
View of the Lake Beloye. Sebezh National Park. Pskov Oblast, 2006

Coat of Arms of Pskov Oblast
Coordinates: 57°19′N 29°15′E / 57.317, 29.25Coordinates: 57°19′N 29°15′E / 57.317, 29.25
Country Russia
Federal subjects of RussiaFederal subject of Russia Pskov Oblast
Federal District Northwestern
Economic Region Northwestern
Administrative Center Pskov
Government
 • Type Legislature
 • Body Oblast Duma
 • Governor =Andrei Turchak
Area
 • Oblast 55,300 km2 (21,400 sq mi)
Area rank 49th
Population (2010)
 • Oblast 673,500
 • Rank 66th
 • Urban 70.2%
 • Rural 29.8%
ISO 3166 code RU-PSK
Vehicle registration 60
Website http://www.pskov.ru/



Pskov Oblast (Russian: Пско́вская о́бласть, Pskovskaya oblast) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast). Pskov Oblast borders the countries of Estonia and Latvia, as well as Belarus. It is the westernmost federal subject of contiguous Russia (i.e. excluding the exclave of Kaliningrad Oblast). Its major cities are the administrative center Pskov (pop. 202,000) and Velikiye Luki (pop. 104,000).

Area: 55,300 km². Population: 673,500 (2010). Between 2002 and 2010, the area lost an additional 11.5% of its population.[1]

Andrei Turchak is the current governor.[1] Mikhail Kuznetsov was the governor until he was replaced by Russian president Dmitri Medvedev in February 2009.

Natural resources[]

One of the most important natural resources of Pskov Oblast is wood. Forest takes up to one third of the territory of the region. Overall stocks of woods as for 1 January 2005 were 331,2 Million cubic meters.[2]

Economy[]

Despite its proximity to Europe, Pskov Oblast is one of the poorest regions of Russia: the gross regional product for 2008 was 73.4 billion rubles, in per capita terms - 104,800 rubles per year (73rd place). [3]

The volume of shipped goods in the first half of 2010 amounted to 22.2 billion rubles[4] , the production of agriculture in 2009 - 9,3 billion rubles [5] , the amount of work in construction in 2009 - 6,1 billion rubles [6].

The volume of paid services to the population in the first half of 2010 amounted to 7,3 billion rubles. Turnover of retail trade in 2009 - 52.7 billion rubles, wholesale - 41.0 billion rubles [7].

Industry[]

The main industrial units in Pskov Oblast are the Velikoluksky Locomotive Works and the Avtoelektroarmatura factory

Agriculture[]

Agricultural sector is an important area of ​​the regional economy. The dominant industry of agriculture - dairy and beef cattle, poultry, vegetable and potato. More than 70% of households are engaged in the production of milk. In the region there are more than 560 agricultural enterprises of various organizational among which over 205,000 individual farms.

Administrative divisions of Pskov Oblast

Administrative divisions[]

The oblast includes 25 rayons (districts) and 2 urban okrugs (circles).

Urban Okrugs (Circles)

Coat of Arms Name of
Urban okrug
Area
(km²)
Population
(2010).
Population
Rank
I Pskovgfull.jpg Pskov 95.6 203 300 1
II Coat of Arms of Velikoluksky rayon (Pskov oblast).png Velikiye Luki 60.08 98 552 2






Outline Map of Pskov Oblast.svg

Coat of Arms of Gdov (Pskov oblast).png
Gdov
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Plyussa
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Strugi Krasnye
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Pskov
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Pechory
Coat of Arms of Palkinsky rayon (Pskov oblast).png
Palkino
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Оstrov
Coat of Arms of Porkhov (Pskov oblast) (1781).png
Porkhov
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Dno
Coat of Arms of Dedovichi rayon (Pskov oblast).png Dedovichi
Coat of Arms of Bezhanitsky rayon (Pskov oblast).png
Bezhanitsy
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Novorzhev
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Pushkinskiye Gory
Coat of Arms of Pytalovo (Pskov oblast).png
Pytalovo
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Кrаsnogorodsk
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Оpochka
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Sebezh
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Pustoshka
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Novosolkolniki
Coat of Arms of Velikoluksky rayon (Pskov oblast).png
Velikiye Luki
Coat of Arms of Loknyansky rayon (Pskov oblast).png
Loknya
Coat of Arms of Nevel (Pskov oblast).png
Nevel
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Usvyaty
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Kunya


Rayons (Districts):

Coat of Arms Name of rayon Area
(km²)
Area
rank
Population
'000 (2006)
Population
rank
Аdministrative
center
Population
'000 (2006)
1 Coat of Arms of Bezhanitsky rayon (Pskov oblast).png Bezhanitsy Rayon 3535.3 2 14,462 13 Bezhanitsy 4,622
2 Coat of Arms of Velikoluksky rayon (Pskov oblast).png Velikiye Luki Rayon 2960.2 7 22,659 6 Velikiye Luki
3 Coat of Arms of Gdov (Pskov oblast).png Gdov Rayon 3392.4 3 15,439 11 Gdov 4,421
4 Coat of Arms of Dedovichi rayon (Pskov oblast).png Dedovichi Rayon 2188.1 13 15,842 10 Devidovichi 9,394
5 Coat of Arms of Dno (Pskov oblast).png Dno Rayon 1193.8 20 13,633 14 Dno 8,800
6 Coat of Arms of Krasnogorodsky rayon (Pskov oblast).png Krasnogorodsk Rayon 1320.4 18 8,639 23 Krasnogorodsk 4,407
7 Coat of Arms of Kuninsky rayon (Pskov oblast).png Kunya Rayon 2621,4 10 10,548 17 Kunya 3,211
8 Coat of Arms of Loknyansky rayon (Pskov oblast).png Loknya Rayon 2412.4 12 11,328 16 Loknya 3,816
9 Coat of Arms of Nevel (Pskov oblast).png Nevel Rayon 2689.9 9 26,831 3 Nevel 16,395
10 Coat of Arms of Novorzhev (Pskov oblast).png Novorzhev Rayon 1682.0 16 10,327 18 Novorzhev 3,912
11 Coat of Arms of Novosokolniki (Pskov oblast).png Novosokolniki Rayon 1616.0 17 17,022 9 Novosokolniki 8,896
12 Coat of Arms of Opochka (Pskov oblast).png Opochka Rayon 2028.9 14 20.779 8 Opochka 12,739
13 Coat of Arms of Ostrov (Pskov oblast).png Ostrov Rayon 2435.6 11 33,029 2 Ostrov 23,412
14 Coat of Arms of Palkinsky rayon (Pskov oblast).png Palkino Rayon 1191.2 21 9,569 22 Palkino 3,153
15 Coat of Arms of Pechory (Pskov oblast).png Pechory Rayon 1251.0 19 22,705 5 Pechory 121,308
16 Coat of Arms of Plyussa rayon (Pskov oblast).png Plyussa Rayon 2767.4 8 9,684 21 Plyussa 3,340
17 Coat of Arms of Porkhov (Pskov oblast) (1781).png Porkhov Rayon 3190.0 4 24,619 4 Porkhov 11,066
18 Coat of Arms of Pskov rayon (Pskov oblast).png Pskov Rayon 3622.0 1 35,967 1 Pskov
19 Coat of Arms of Pustoshkinsky rayon (Pskov oblast).png Pustoshka Rayon 1873.8 15 9,970 20 Pustoshka 4,789
20 Coat of Arms of Pushkinogorsky rayon (Pskov oblast).png Pushkiniye Gory Rayon 1059.2 24 10,274 19 Pushkiniye Gory 5,652
21 Coat of Arms of Pytalovo (Pskov oblast).png Pytalovo Rayon 1111,1 22 13,128 15 Pytalovo 6,054
22 Gerb-Sebezhsky-region.jpg Sebezh Rayon 3071.8 6 21,866 7 Sebezh 6,143
23 Coat of Arms of Strugokrasnensky rayon (Pskov oblast).png Strugi Krasnye 3090.1 5 14,683 12 Strugi Krasnye 8,713
24 Coat of Arms of Usvyatsky rayon (Pskov oblast).png Uvsyaty Rayon 1106.0 23 5,529 24 Uvsyaty 2,839

Demographics[]

For the first half of 2007, the birth rate was 9.1 per 1000 [1]

According to the 2002 Census the 'national composition' was:[8]

  • 94.25% Russian
  • 1.64% Ukrainian
  • 1.27% Belarusians
  • 0.42% Gypsies
  • 0.30% Armenian
  • 0.20% Tatar
  • 0.17% Azeri
  • 0.15% Estonian
  • 0.11% Moldovan
  • 0.09% Latvian
  • 0.09% German
  • 0.09% Chuvash
  • 0.08% Jewish
  • 0.08% Polish
  • 0.07% Chechen
  • 0.05% Finnish
  • 0.05% Lithuanian
  • 0.04% Georgian
  • 0.04% Mordvin
  • many other groups of less than three hundred persons each.
  • an additional 0.34% of residents declined to state their nationality or ethnocultural identity on the census questionnaire.

Vital Statistics for 2007: Source

  • Birth Rate: 9.52 per 1000

References[]



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