Saratov Oblast

federal subject of Russia

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

Flag of Saratov Oblast
Coat of arms of Saratov Oblast

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.