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Country  Russia
administrative center  Nizhny Novgorod
Website  www.pfo.ru
Federal subjects  14 contained
Population  29.9 million (2010)
Established  May 18, 2000
Area rank  5th
Area  1.038 million km²
Economic regions  3 contained
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Destinations  Kazan, Samara, Nizhny Novgorod, Perm, Ufa, Penza
Points of interest  Qolşärif Mosque, Temple of All Religions, Kazan Kremlin, Kaban Lakes, Söyembikä Tower
Colleges and Universities  Kazan Federal University, N I Lobachevsky State Uni, Kazan National Research, Kazan State Medical, Saratov State University

Volga (Privolzhsky) Federal District (Russian: Приво́лжский федера́льный о́круг, Privolzhsky federalny okrug) is one of the eight federal districts of Russia. It forms the southeastern part of European Russia. Its population was 29,899,699 (70.8% urban) according to the 2010 Census, living on an area of 1,038,000 square kilometers (401,000 sq mi). Mikhail Babich was appointed the federal district's Presidential Envoy on December 15, 2011.

Contents

Map of Volga Federal District, Russia

Federal subjects

The district comprises the Volga (part), Volga-Vyatka and Urals (part) economic regions and fourteen federal subjects:

Presidential plenipotentiary envoys

  1. Sergey Kiriyenko (May 18, 2000 – November 14, 2005)
  2. Alexander Konovalov (November 14, 2005 – May 12, 2008)
  3. Grigory Rapota (May 12, 2008 – December 15, 2011)
  4. Mikhail Babich (December 15, 2011 – present)

References

Volga Federal District Wikipedia


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