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Tambov Oblast (English)
Тамбовская область (Russian)
Map of Russia - Tambov Oblast (2008-03).svg
Location of Tambov Oblast in Russia
Coat of Arms Flag
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Coat of arms of Tambov Oblast
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Flag of Tambov Oblast
Anthem: Anthem of Tambov Oblast
Country Russia
Administrative center Tambov
Established September 27, 1937
Political status
Federal district
Economic region
Central Black Earth
Code 68
- Rank within Russia
34,300 km²
Population ( 2002)
- Rank within Russia
- Density
- Urban
- Rural
1,178,443 inhabitants
34.4 inhab. / km²
Official language Russian
Head of Administration Oleg Betin
Legislative body Oblast Duma
Charter Charter of Tambov Oblast
Official website http://www.tambov.gov.ru/

Tambov Oblast (Russian: Тамбо́вская о́бласть, Tambovskaya oblast) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast). Its administrative center is the city of Tambov.

Population was estimated at 1,144,800 as of 2005[1], down from 1,320,763 recorded by the 1989 Census. The 2002 Census number was 1,178,443. Area 34,300 km2.


Time zone

Map of Russia - Moscow time zone.svg

Tambov Oblast is located in the Moscow Time Zone (MSK/MSD). UTC offset is +0300 (MSK)/+0400 (MSD).

Administrative divisions

Birth Rate

For the first half of 2007, the birth rate was 8.5 per 1000 [2]

  • Births (2007): 9,911
  • Deaths (2007): 19,537 [1]

See also

External links


Coordinates: 52°43′N 41°25′E / 52.717°N 41.417°E / 52.717; 41.417

Travel guide

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikitravel

Europe : Russia : Chernozemye : Tambov Oblast

Tambov Oblast is a region in Russia's Chernozemye region, bordering Voronezh Oblast to the south, Lipetsk Oblast to the west, Ryazan Oblast to the north, Penza Oblast to the east, and Ulyanovsk Oblast to the southeast.

  • Tambov — the capital has a large art museum and one of the prettier train stations in the world
  • Ivanovka — a village notable for the Estate of the composer Sergei Rachmaninoff, which is currently a museum
  • Kirsanov — located near the Tikhvino-Bogoroditsky Monastery
  • Michurinsk — a town with a large cathedral
  • Mordovo — a small town, home to the Church of Mikhail the Archangel, which has a unique porcelain iconostasis
  • Morshansk — a small city with a large 19th century Trinity Cathedral
  • Voroninsky Nature Reserve


Tambov Oblast is a heavily forested area of Russia's Black Earth Region.


Tambov Oblast is not the most cosmopolitan area of Russia and visitors should expect Russian to be the only language in widespread use.

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