Place:Vologda, Russia

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NameVologda
Alt namesVologda Oblast
Vologdasource: Russia, National Geographic (1993) map supplement
Vologodskaja oblast'source: Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961); Times Atlas of the World (1985); USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers; USBGN: Russia (1970) VII, 354
Vologodskaya Oblast'source: Getty Vocabulary Program
Wologdasource: Family History Library Catalog
Волого́дская о́бластьsource: Wikipedia
TypeHistorical Province, Oblast
Coordinates60.0°N 42.0°E
Located inRussia
Also located inSevero-zapadny, Russia     (1936 - )
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Abakanovo
Andomskiy Pogost
Anikovo
Annenskiy Most
Antushevo
Babayevo
Babino
Baklanka
Bechevinka
Belozersk
Berezhnoye
Bol'shaya Dora
Bol'shaya
Borisovo Sudskoye
Borisovskaya
Bushuikha
Chagoda
Charonda
Charozero
Chebsara
Chekshino
Cherepovets
Chuchkovo
Chuny
Chërnaya Sloboda
Demidovo
Devyatiny
Dikaja
Dubrovka
Fominskoye
Golubi
Gora
Grushino
Gryazovets
Ilevskij Pogost
Imeni Babushkina
Imeni Zhelyabova
Isakovo
Ivachëvo
Jurenino
Kadnikov
Kadnikovskiy
Kaduy
Karpovo
Kharino
Kharovsk
Kichmengskiy Gorodok
Kirillov
Kisnema
Knyazhevo
Kochenga
Kochevar
Konstantinovskiye Porogi
Konëvo
Kopylovo
Korotovo
Kosikovo
Kovarzino
Kovzhinskiy Zavod
Krasavino
Krasnaya Gora
Kropufino
Krutets
Kubenskoye
Kunost'
Kuryanovskaya
Lentyevo
Leonicha
Levino
Lezha
Lipin Bor
Litvinovo
Logduz
Lyamen'ga
Manuilovskaya
Maturino
Medvedevo
Medvedevskoye
Megra
Merëzha
Mikhaylovskiy
Mikhninskaya
Min'kovo
Mishutino
Molochnoye
Morzhenga
Myaksa
Nikol'skiy Torzhok
Nikol'skoye
Nikolsk
Nikonova Gora
Novlenskoye
Nyuksenitsa
Ogibalovo
Olarevo
Oshta
Ostrokonye
Ostrov
Ovsyankovo
Panovo
Pavlovo
Pavshozero
Permas
Plëso
Popovka
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Puronga
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Pustosh'
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Sheksna
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Shirega
Shishakovo
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Sidorovo
Sludy
Sofronovo
Sokol
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Starina
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Suda
Syamzha
Tarnogskiy Gorodok
Timoshino
Totma
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Velikiy Ustyug
Velikodvorskaja
Velikoye
Verkhovazhe
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Vognema
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Vologda ( 1100 - )
Volotskaya
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Vozhega
Vytegra
Yushkovo
Zaerap
Zales'ye
Zarechye
Zelentsovo
Zhit'yevo
Zubovo
Šojna
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Vologda Oblast is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast). Its administrative center is Vologda. Population: 1,202,444 (2010 Census). The largest city is Cherepovets, the home of the Severstal metallurgical plant, the largest industrial enterprise of the oblast.

Vologda Oblast is rich in historic monuments, such as the Kirillo-Belozersky Monastery, Ferapontov Monastery (a World Heritage Site) with the frescoes of Dionisius, medieval towns of Velikiy Ustyug and Belozersk, and baroque churches of Totma and Ustyuzhna.

Large reserves of wood and fresh water are the main natural resources.

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