Kabardino-Balkar Autonomous Oblast

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Kabardino-Balkar Autonomous Oblast
Autonomous oblast of the Russian SFSR
1921–1936
Capital Nalchik
Government 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
Area
 -  1936 12,470 km2 (4,815 sq mi)
Population
 -  1936 350,000 
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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