Komi-Zyryan Autonomous Oblast

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Coordinates: 69°18′N 52°15′E / 69.300°N 52.250°E / 69.300; 52.250

Map of the Komi (Zyryan) Autonomous Oblast in 1928

Komi-Zyryan Autonomous Oblast, one of several autonomous oblasts that existed in the former Soviet Union, was created August 22, 1921.[1] It was the predecessor of the Komi Republic. The seat of the Oblast was located in Ust-Sysolsk (renamed "Syktyvkar" in 1930).