Subdivisions of the Soviet Union

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The Soviet Union had several kinds of country subdivisions:

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Soviet Union
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Russian SFSR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Other republics
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Autonomous republics
 
OblastsKrais
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Autonomous republics
 
Oblasts
 
Autonomous oblasts
 
 
 
 
 
 
Autonomous okrugs
 
Autonomous oblasts
Types of the subdivisions:
  Raions directly subordinated to the respective republics.
  Oblasts.
  Krais.
  ASSRs (autonomous republics).
  Autonomous oblasts subordinated to a krai.
  Autonomous okrugs subordinated to an oblast or a krai.
Republic Name Division types
Autonomous republics Oblasts Krais Autonomous oblasts Autonomous okrugs
Russian SFSR 16 49 6 5 10
Ukraine 25
Byelorussia 6
Uzbekistan 1 11
Kazakhstan 19
Georgia 2 1
Azerbaijan 1 1
Lithuania
Moldavia
Latvia
Kirghizia 4-7
Tajikistan 2-3 1
Armenia
Turkmenia 5
Estonia

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