Subdivisions of the Soviet Union


Subdivisions of the Soviet Union

The Soviet Union had several kinds of subnational entities:
* Republics of the Soviet Union
* Autonomous republics of the Soviet Union
* Oblasts of the Soviet Union
* Autonomous oblasts of the Soviet Union
* Autonomous okrugs of the Soviet Union

In addition, some cities and regions, while located within subnational entities had special status:
* "Closed cities"
* Oblast centers


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