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Volga Federal District


Volga Federal District

Volga (Privolzhsky) Federal District (Russian: Приво́лжский федера́льный о́круг , Privolzhsky federalny okrug) is one of the nine federal districts of Russia. It forms the southeastern part of European Russia. Its population was 29,899,699 (70.8% urban) according to the 2010 Census,[2] living on an area of . Mikhail Babich was appointed the federal district's Presidential Envoy on December 15, 2011.


  • Implementation 1
  • Failures and replacement 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


Federal subjects

The district comprises the Volga (part), Volga-Vyatka and Urals (part) economic regions and fourteen federal subjects:[3]

Volga Federal District
# Flag Federal subject Capital/Administrative center
1 Republic of Bashkortostan Ufa
2 Kirov Oblast Kirov
3 Mari El Republic Yoshkar-Ola
4 Republic of Mordovia Saransk
5 Nizhny Novgorod Oblast Nizhny Novgorod
6 Orenburg Oblast Orenburg
7 Penza Oblast Penza
8 Perm Krai Perm
9 Samara Oblast Samara
10 Saratov Oblast Saratov
11 Republic of Tatarstan Kazan
12 Udmurt Republic Izhevsk
13 Ulyanovsk Oblast Ulyanovsk
14 Chuvash Republic Cheboksary

Presidential plenipotentiary envoys

  1. Sergey Kiriyenko (May 18, 2000 – November 14, 2005)
  2. Alexander Konovalov (November 14, 2005 – May 12, 2008)
  3. Grigory Rapota (May 12, 2008 – December 15, 2011)[4]
  4. Mikhail Babich (December 15, 2011 – present)


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