Penza Oblast

federal subject of Russia
Flag of Penza Oblast

Penza Oblast (Russian: Пе́нзенская о́бласть, Penzenskaya oblast) is a administrative division of Russia.


The Sura River in Penza Oblast

Penza Oblast has over 3000 rivers; the overall length is 15,458 km. In the waters of the Oblast, there are about 50 species of fish.


The regional center of Penza was built in 1663 as a Russian fortress.


Penza Oblast is a part of the Volga economic region.


Population of this oblast: 1,386,186 (2010).[1]

Ethnic composition (2010):[1]

Notable peopleEdit

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1[[Category:Articles containing Russian-language text]]" [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. no-break space character in |accessdate= at position 9 (help); Check date values in: |accessdate= (help); URL–wikilink conflict (help)