Tyumen Oblast


Tyumen Oblast

Infobox Russian federal subject
EnglishName=Tyumen Oblast
RussianName=Тюменская область
Locator



LocatorMap






CoatOfArmsLink=Coat of arms of Tyumen Oblast



FlagLink=Flag of Tyumen Oblast
AnthemLink="None"
AdmCtrOrCapital=Administrative center
AdmCtrName=Tyumen
FoundationDate=August 14, 1944
PoliticalStatus=Oblast
PoliticalStatusLink=Oblasts of Russia
FederalDistrict=Urals
EconomicRegion=West Siberian
CodeNumber=72
Area=1435200
AreaRank=3rd
Population=3264841
PopulationRank=11th
UrbanPopulation=77.4%
RuralPopulation=22.6%
LangLangs
LangList=Russian
HeadTitle=Governor
HeadName=Vladimir Yakushev
PrimeTitle=Vice-Governor
PrimeName=Sergey Sarychev
Legislature=Oblast Duma
ConstitutionType=Charter
ConstitutionName=Charter of Tyumen Oblast
Website=http://admtyumen.ru/

Tyumen Oblast ( _ru. Тюме́нская о́бласть, "Tyumenskaya oblast") is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast). Its administrative center is the city of Tyumen. It has administrative jurisdiction over two autonomous okrugs, Khantia-Mansia and Yamalia. Tyumen is the largest city, with over half a million inhabitants. As of 2006, it is by far the richest federal subject of Russia, with an average GDP per capita several times the national average. [ [http://www.gks.ru/bgd/free/b01_19/IssWWW.exe/Stg/d000/dusha98-06.htm Валовой региональный продукт на душу населения ] ]

Geography

Time zone

Tyumen Oblast is located in the Yekaterinburg Time Zone (YEKT/YEKST). UTC offset is +0500 (YEKT)/+0600 (YEKST).

Administrative divisions

Demographics

"Population": 3,264,841 (2002 Census).

"Ethnic groups": There were thirty-six recognised ethnic groups of more than two thousand persons each in Tyumen Oblast, making this one of the most multicultural oblasts in Russia. The national composition at the time of the census was:• Russians:(71.56%);• Tatars:(7.18%);• Ukrainians:(6.47%);• Bashkirs:(1.43%);• Azeris:(1.30%);• Belarusians:(1.10%);• Chuvash:(0.93%);• Nenets:(0.87%);• Germans:(0.83%);• Khants:(0.82%);• Kazakhs:(0.57%);• Moldovans:(0.55%);• Armenians:(0.45%);• Kumyks:(0.38%);• Mari:(0.34%);• Lezgin:(0.34%);• Chechens:(0.33%);• Mansi:(0.32%);• Mordovians:(0.30%);• Komi:(0.27%);• Tajiks:(0.24%);• Siberian Tatars:(0.24%);• Uzbeks:(0.24%);• Udmurts:(0.19%);• Nogai:(0.13%);• Bulgarians:(0.11%);• Poles:(0.10%);• Komi-Permiaks:(0.10%);• Georgians:(0.10%);• Kyrgyz:(0.09%);• Avars:(0.08%);• Dargins:(0.08%);• Gagauz:(0.08%);• Ingush:(0.07%);• Roma:(0.06%);• Greeks:(0.06%);• Selkup:(0.06%);• Ossetians:(0.06%);• Komi-Izhems:(0.05%);• Jews:(0.05%);• Koreans:(0.05%),• and 0.50% others.• In addition, another 0.96% of the inhabitants declined to state their nationality on the census questionnaire. [cite paper|url=http://www.perepis2002.ru/ct/doc/English/4-2.xls |title=National Composition of Population for Regions of the Russian Federation |accessdate=2006-07-20 |format=XLS |publisher=2002 Russian All-Population Census |date=2002]

Vital Statistics for 2007: Source

Birth Rate: 14.20 per 1000

Death Rate: 9.00 per 1000

Net Immigration: +2.9 per 1000

NGR: +0.52% per Year

PGR: +0.81% per Year

Honors

A minor planet 2120 Tyumenia discovered in 1967 by Soviet astronomer Tamara Mikhailovna Smirnova is named after Tyumen Oblast. [cite book | last = Schmadel | first = Lutz D. | coauthors = | title = Dictionary of Minor Planet Names | pages = p. 172 | edition = 5th | year = 2003 | publisher = Springer Verlag | location = New York | url = http://books.google.com/books?q=2120+Tyumenia | id = ISBN 3540002383]

ee also

*2007 Siberian orange snow

References


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