Voronezh Oblast

federal subject of Russia

Voronezh Oblast (Russian: Воронежская область, Voronezhskaya oblast) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast). Its administrative center is the city of Voronezh. In 2010, 2,335,380 people lived in the oblast.[7]

Voronezh Oblast
Воронежская область (Russian)
—  Oblast  —


Coat of arms
Coordinates: 51°03′N 40°09′E / 51.050°N 40.150°E / 51.050; 40.150
Political status
Federal districtCentral[1]
Economic regionCentral Black Earth[2]
EstablishedJune 13, 1934[3]
Oblast DayJune 13[3]
Administrative centerVoronezh
Government (as of March 2011)
 • Governor[5]Alexander Gusev[4]
 • LegislatureOblast Duma[5]
Area (as of the 2002 Census)[6]
 • Total52,400 km2 (20,200 sq mi)
Area rank51st
Population (2010 Census)[7]
 • Total2,335,380
 • Rank22nd
 • Density[8]44.57/km2 (115.4/sq mi)
 • Urban63.7%
 • Rural36.3%
Population (January 2015 est.)
 • Total2,331,100[9]
Time zone(s)MSK (UTC+04:00)
ISO 3166-2RU-VOR
License plates36, 136
Official languagesRussian[10]
Official website
Divnogorye, Voronezh oblast


  1. 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.).
  2. 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. ).
  3. 3.0 3.1 Charter of Voronezh Oblast, Article 1
  4. Official website of Voronezh Oblast. Alexey Vasilyevich Gordeyev, Governor of Voronezh Oblast (in Russian)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Charter of Voronezh Oblast, Article 25
  6. 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.
  7. 7.0 7.1 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). Federal State Statistics Service. 2011. Retrieved June 29, 2012.
  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. Voronezh Oblast Territorial Branch of the Federal State Statistics Service. Численность постоянного населения Воронежской области на 1 января 2015 года (in Russian)
  10. Official throughout the Russian Federation according to Article 68.1 of the Constitution of Russia.