Rostov Oblast

federal subject of Russia

Rostov Oblast (Russian: Росто́вская о́бласть, tr. Rostovskaya oblast, IPA: [rɐˈstofskəjə ˈobləsʲtʲ]) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast). The oblast has an area of 100,800 square kilometers (38,900 sq mi). 4,277,976 people lived here (2010 Census).

Rostov Oblast
Ростовская область (Russian)
—  Oblast  —


Coat of arms
Anthem: Anthem of Rostov Oblast (The Orthodox Quiet Don)[1]
Coordinates: 47°52′N 41°11′E / 47.867°N 41.183°E / 47.867; 41.183
Political status
Federal districtSouthern[2]
Economic regionNorth Caucasus[3]
EstablishedSeptember 13, 1937[4]
Administrative centerRostov-on-Don
Government (as of August 2014)
 • Governor[6]Vasily Golubev[5]
 • LegislatureLegislative Assembly
Area (as of the 2002 Census)[7]
 • Total100,800 km2 (38,900 sq mi)
Area rank32nd
Population (2010 Census)
 • Total4,277,976
 • Rank6th
 • Density[8]42.44/km2 (109.9/sq mi)
 • Urban67.2%
 • Rural32.8%
Population (January 2013 est.)
 • Total4,254,600[9]
Time zone(s)MSK (UTC+04:00)
ISO 3166-2RU-ROS
License plates61, 161, 761
Official languagesRussian[10]
Official website

References change

  1. Law #30-ZS
  2. 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.).
  3. 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. ).
  4. Charter of Rostov Oblast, Article 13
  5. Official website of Rostov Oblast. Vasily Yuryevich Golubev, Governor of Rostov Oblast (in Russian)
  6. Charter of Rostov Oblast, Article 27
  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. 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.
  9. Rostov Oblast Territorial Branch of the Federal State Statistics Service. Численность населения Ростовской области на 1 января 2013 года Archived 2014-08-12 at the Wayback Machine (in Russian)
  10. Official throughout the Russian Federation according to Article 68.1 of the Constitution of Russia.