Northwestern Federal District

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Coordinates: 59°57′N 30°19′E / 59.950°N 30.317°E / 59.950; 30.317

This article is about political group of regions by a Presidential Decree. For geographical region, see Northwest Russia.
Northwestern Federal District
Северо-Западный федеральный округ
Federal District of Russia
Location of the Northwestern Federal District
Location of the Northwestern Federal District
Country  Russia
Established May 18, 2000
Administrative center St. Petersburg
Government
 • Presidential Envoy Vladimir Bulavin
Area[1]
 • Total 1,687,000 km2 (651,000 sq mi)
Area rank 4th
Population (2010)
 • Total 13,616,057
 • Rank 5th
 • Density 8.1/km2 (21/sq mi)
Federal subjects 11 contained
Economic regions 3 contained
Website szfo.gov.ru

Northwestern Federal District (Russian: Се́веро-За́падный федера́льный о́круг, Severo-Zapadny federalny okrug [ˈsʲevʲɪrə ˈzapədnɨj fʲɪdʲɪˈralʲnɨj ˈokrʊk]) is one of the nine federal districts of Russia. It consists of the northern part of European Russia. Its population was 13,616,057 (83.5% urban) according to the 2010 Census,[2] living in an area of 1,687,000 square kilometers (651,000 sq mi).[1] The current Envoy to the Northwestern Federal District is Vladimir Bulavin.

Demographics[edit]

Federal subjects[edit]

The district comprises the Northern, Northwestern and Kaliningrad economic regions and eleven federal subjects:[3]

Northwestern Federal District
# Flag Federal subject Area in km2[1] Population (2010) Capital/Administrative center
1 Flag of Arkhangelsk Oblast.svg Arkhangelsk Oblast 589,900[a] 1,336,539 Arkhangelsk
2 Flag of Vologda Oblast.png Vologda Oblast 144,500 1,269,568 Vologda
3 Flag of Kaliningrad Oblast.svg Kaliningrad Oblast 15,100 955,281 Kaliningrad
4 Flag of Karelia.svg Republic of Karelia 180,500 716,281 Petrozavodsk
5 Flag of Komi.svg Komi Republic 416,800 1,018,674 Syktyvkar
6 Flag of Leningrad Oblast.svg Leningrad Oblast 83,900 1,669,205 none
7 Flag of Murmansk Oblast.svg Murmansk Oblast 144,900 892,534 Murmansk
8 Flag of Nenets Autonomous District.svg Nenets Autonomous Okrug 176,800 41,546 Naryan-Mar
9 Flag of Novgorod oblast.png Novgorod Oblast 54,500 694,355 Veliky Novgorod
10 Pskov Oblast 55,400 760,810 Pskov
11 Flag of Saint Petersburg Russia.svg Saint Petersburg 1,400 4,662,547 Saint Petersburg

Presidential plenipotentiary envoys[edit]

  1. Viktor Cherkesov (May 18, 2000 – March 11, 2003)
  2. Valentina Matviyenko (March 11, 2003 – October 15, 2003)
  3. Ilya Klebanov (November 1, 2003 – September 6, 2011)
  4. Nikolay Vinnichenko (September 6, 2011 - March 11, 2014)
  5. Vladimir Bulavin (March 11, 2014 - July 28, 2016)[4]
  6. Nikolay Tsukanov (July 28, 2016 - present)[5]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Includes the area of Nenets Autonomous Okrug. The area of Arkhangelsk Oblast proper is 413,100 square kilometres (159,500 sq mi).

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