Saratov Oblast

federal subject of Russia
Flag of Saratov Oblast
Coat of arms of Saratov Oblast

Saratov Oblast (Russian: Сара́товская о́бласть, Saratovskaya oblast) is a administrative division of Russia.

GeographyEdit

Saratov Oblast is located in southeast of European Russia, in northern part of Lower Volga region and borders are:

DemographicsEdit

In terms of people[1], population of this oblast: 2,521,892 (2010).

Ethnic composition (2010):

ReligionEdit

A 2012 survey showed these are the major religions in the oblast:[2][3]

Russian Orthodoxy
30%
Other Orthodox
1%
Other Christians
4.8%
Islam
2.4%
Hinduism
0.5%
Rodnovery and other native faiths
1.1%
Spiritual but not religious
38.1%
Atheism and irreligion
15.6%
Other and undeclared
6.5%

Related pagesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Russian Federal State Statistics Service (2011). "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1" 2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года (2010 All-Russia Population Census) (in Russian). Russian Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved January 15, 2018.
  2. Arena - Atlas of Religions and Nationalities in Russia. Sreda.org
  3. 2012 Survey Maps. "Ogonek", № 34 (5243), 27/08/2012. Archived version Retrieved 15-01-2018.