The Info List - Perm Oblast

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Until December 1, 2005, Perm
Oblast (Russian: Пе́рмская о́бласть) was a federal subject of Russia
(an oblast) in Privolzhsky (Volga) Federal District. According to the results of the referendum held in October 2004, Perm
Oblast was merged with Komi-Permyak Autonomous Okrug to form Perm
Krai. It was established in 1938 as part of the RSFSR. From 1940 to 1957 it was named Molotov Oblast in honor of Vyacheslav Molotov. The oblast was named after its administrative center, the city of Perm. The oblast covered an area of 160,600 km², and as of the 2002 Census its population was 2,819,421. Before the merger, neighboring oblasts and republics were (from north clockwise) Komi Republic, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Republic of Bashkortostan, Udmurt Republic, and Kirov Oblast.


1 Geography

1.1 Time zone

2 Administrative divisions 3 External links

Geography[edit] Time zone[edit] Perm
Oblast was located in the Yekaterinburg Time
Yekaterinburg Time
Zone (YEKT/YEKST). UTC offset is +0500 (YEKT)/+0600 (YEKST). Administrative divisions[edit] Main article: Administrative divisions of Perm
Oblast External links[edit]

(in English) Perm
regional server

Coordinates: 58°0′50″N 56°14′56″E / 58.01389°N 56.24889°E /