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Flag of Penza Oblast
Coat of arms of Penza Oblast

Penza Oblast (Russian: Пе́нзенская о́бласть, Penzenskaya oblast) is a administrative division of Russia.

Geography

The Sura River in Penza Oblast

Penza Oblast has over 3000 rivers; the overall length is 15,458 km. In the waters of the Oblast, there are about 50 species of fish.

History

The regional center of Penza was built in 1663 as a Russian fortress.

Economy

Penza Oblast is a part of the Volga economic region.

People

Population of this oblast: 1,386,186 (2010).[1]

Ethnic composition (2010):[1]

Notable people

Related pages

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1 [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1)]" (in Russian). Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года (2010 All-Russia Population Census). Federal State Statistics Service. 2011. http://www.gks.ru/free_doc/new_site/perepis2010/croc/perepis_itogi1612.htm. Retrieved June 29, 2012.