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Central Federal District
Центральный федеральный округ
—  Federal District of Russia  —
Map of Russia - Central Federal District.svg
Country Flag of Russia.svg Russia
Established May 18, 2000
Administrative Center Moscow
Government
 • Presidential Envoy Igor Shchyogolev
Area[1]
 • Total 650,200 km2 (251,000 sq mi)
Area rank 6th
Population (2010 Census[2])
 • Total 38,427,539
 • Rank 1st
 • Density 59/km2 (150/sq mi)
 • Urban 81.3%
 • Rural 18.7%
Federal subjects 18 contained
Economic regions 2 contained
Website cfo.gov.ru/

The Central Federal District (Russian: Центра́льный федера́льный о́круг, tr. Tsentralny federalny okrug, IPA: [tsɨnˈtralʲnɨj fʲɪdʲɪˈralʲnɨj ˈokrʊk]) is one of the eight federal districts of Russia. The word "Central" has a political and historical meaning, being the core of the Russian state and its predecessor, the Grand Duchy of Muscovy. Geographically, the district is situated in the extreme west of present-day Russia; although it can be considered as the central region of European Russia. The district covers an area of 650,200 square kilometers (251,000 sq mi),[1] and recorded a population of 38,427,537 (81.3% urban) in the 2010 Census.[2] The Presidential Envoy to the Central Federal District is Igor Shchyogolev.

DemographicsEdit

Federal subjectsEdit

The district comprises the Central and Central Black Earth economic regions and eighteen federal subjects:

Central Federal District (numbered)
# Flag Federal subject Area in km2[1] Population Administrative center
1 Flag of Belgorod Oblast Belgorod Oblast 27,100 1,511,620 Belgorod
2 Flag of Bryansk Oblast Bryansk Oblast 34,900 1,378,941 Bryansk
3 Flag of Vladimirskaya Oblast Vladimir Oblast 29,100 1,523,990 Vladimir
4 Flag of Voronezh Oblast Voronezh Oblast 52,200 2,378,803 Voronezh
5 Flag of Ivanovo Oblast Ivanovo Oblast 21,400 1,148,329 Ivanovo
6 Flag of Kaluga Oblast Kaluga Oblast 29,800 1,041,641 Kaluga
7 Flag of Kostroma Oblast Kostroma Oblast 60,200 736,641 Kostroma
8 Flag of Kursk Oblast Kursk Oblast 30,000 1,235,091 Kursk
9 Flag of Lipetsk Oblast Lipetsk Oblast 24,000 1,213,499 Lipetsk
10 Flag of Moscow Moscow 2,600 10,382,754 Moscow
11 Flag of Moscow oblast Moscow Oblast 44,300 6,618,538 None; most public authorities located in Moscow,
subject administration located in Krasnogorsk
12 Flag of Oryol Oblast Oryol Oblast 24,700 860,262 Oryol
13 Flag of Ryazan Oblast Ryazan Oblast 39,600 1,227,910 Ryazan
14 Flag of Smolensk oblast Smolensk Oblast 49,800 1,049,574 Smolensk
15 Flag of Tambov Oblast Tambov Oblast 34,500 1,178,443 Tambov
16 Flag of Tver Oblast Tver Oblast 84,200 1,471,459 Tver
17 Flag of Tula Oblast Tula Oblast 25,700 1,675,758 Tula
18 Flag of Yaroslavl Oblast Yaroslavl Oblast 36,200 1,367,398 Yaroslavl

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