Place:Yaroslavl, Russia

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NameYaroslavl
Alt namesYaroslavl Oblast
I︠A︡roslavl'source: Family History Library Catalog
Jaroslavl'source: Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-79
Jaroslavl'skaja oblast'source: BHA, Authority file (2003-); Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988); Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961); Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1973-1982); Times Atlas of the World (1985); USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Yaroslavl'source: Russia, National Geographic (1993) map supplement
Yaroslavskaja oblast'source: BHA, Authority file (2003-)
TypeHistorical Province, Oblast
Coordinates56.75°N 38.75°E
Located inRussia
Also located inTsentralny, Russia    
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Yaroslavl Oblast (Yaroslavskaya oblast) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast), which is located in the Central Federal District, surrounded by Tver, Moscow, Ivanovo, Vladimir, Kostroma, and Vologda Oblasts. This geographic location affords the oblast the advantages of proximity to Moscow and St. Petersburg. Additionally, the administrative center of the oblast—the city of Yaroslavl—is an intersection of major highways, railroads, and waterways. Population: 1,272,468 (2010 Census).

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