Kurgan Oblast


Kurgan Oblast

Infobox Russian federal subject
EnglishName=Kurgan Oblast
RussianName=Курганская область
Locator



LocatorMap



CoatOfArmsLink=Coat of arms of Kurgan Oblast



FlagLink=Flag of Kurgan Oblast
AnthemLink="None"
AdmCtrOrCapital=Administrative center
AdmCtrName=Kurgan
FoundationDate=February 6, 1943
PoliticalStatus=Oblast
PoliticalStatusLink=Oblasts of Russia
FederalDistrict=Urals
EconomicRegion= Urals
CodeNumber=45
Area=71000
AreaRank=43rd
Population=1019532
PopulationRank=53rd
UrbanPopulation=56.3%
RuralPopulation=43.7%
LangLangs
LangList=Russian
HeadTitle=Governor
HeadName=Oleg Bogomolov
PrimeTitle
PrimeName
Legislature=Oblast Duma
ConstitutionType=Charter
ConstitutionName=Charter of Kurgan Oblast
Website=http://www.kurganobl.ru/

Kurgan Oblast ( _ru. Курга́нская о́бласть, "Kurganskaya oblast") is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast). Its administrative center is the city of Kurgan.

Geography

Time zone

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

Administrative divisions

Demographics

Russians (932,613) are the largest ethnic group in the Kurgan Oblast, making up 91.4% of the population. Other prominent ethnic groups in the region include Tatars (20,899) at 2%, Bashkirs (15,343) at 1.5%, Kazakhs (14,804) 1.5%, and Ukrainians (11,243) at 1.1%. The remainder of the population identified with over 140 different ethnic groups each accounting for less than 0.5% of the population. A small number of people (391) declined to state their ethnicity on the survey.

*Total Population: 1,019,532
**"Urban": 574,381 (56.3%)
**"Rural": 445,151 (43.7%)
**"Male": 470,578 (46.2%)
**"Female": 548,954 (53.8%)
*Females per 1000 males: 1,167
*Average age: 38.2
**"Urban": 37.5
**"Rural": 39.0
**"Male": 35.2
**"Female": 40.5
*Number of households: 388,304 (with 1,005,735 people)
**"Urban": 220,813 (with 566,984 people)
**"Rural": 167,491 (with 438,751 people)

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