Volga Federal District


Volga Federal District

Volga (Privolzhsky) Federal District ( _ru. Приво́лжский федера́льный о́круг; tr.: "Privolzhsky federalny okrug") is one of the seven federal districts of Russia. It forms the southeastern part of European Russia. Its population was 31,154,744 in the 2002 census, living on an area of 1,038,000 km² (400,774 mi²). Grigory Rapota was appointed the federal district's Presidential Envoy on May 12, 2008.

Subdivisions with republics that enjoy a high degree of autonomy on most issues and correspond to some of Russia's ethnic minorities are marked with an asterisk:


#Bashkortostan*
#Chuvashia*
#Kirov Oblast
#Mari El*
#Mordovia*
#Nizhny Novgorod Oblast
#Orenburg Oblast
#Penza Oblast
#Perm Krai
#Samara Oblast
#Saratov Oblast
#Tatarstan*
#Udmurtia*
#Ulyanovsk Oblast

Presidential plenipotentiary envoys

*Sergei Kiriyenko (May 182000, – November 142005)
*Alexandr Konovalov (November 142005-12 May 2008)
*Grigory Rapota (12 May 2008 - ) [ [http://www.lenta.ru/lib/14188802/ Lenta.ru: Biography of Grigory Rapota] ru icon]

References

External links

*en icon [http://baikaland.tripod.com/russia/vfo.html Basic information about the federal district] .


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