Kabardino-Balkar Autonomous Oblast
|Kabardino-Balkar Autonomous Oblast|
|Historical era||Interwar period|
|-||Formed as "Kabardin Autonomous Oblast"||1921|
|-||Renamed "Kabardino-Balkar Autonomous Oblast"||1922|
|-||Became Kabardino-Balkar Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic||5 December 1936|
|-||1936||12,470 km² (4,815 sq mi)|
|Density||28.1 /km² (72.7 /sq mi)|
The Kabardino-Balkar Autonomous Oblast was an autonomous oblast within the Kabardino-Balkaria region of the Soviet Union. The Oblast was formed in 1921 as the Kabardin Autonomous Oblast before becoming the Kabardino-Balkar Autonomous Oblast in 1922.
On 5 December 1936, it was elevated in status and named Kabardino-Balkar Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic.
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