Astrakhan Oblast

Astrakhan Oblast (Russian: Астраха́нская о́бласть, romanized: Astrakhanskaya oblast; Kazakh: Астрахан облысы, romanized: Astrakhan oblysy) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast) located in southern Russia. Its administrative center is the city of Astrakhan. As of the 2010 Census, its population was 1,010,073.[12]

Astrakhan Oblast
Астраханская область
Coat of arms of Astrakhan Oblast
Coordinates: 47°14′N 47°14′E
Federal districtSouthern[1]
Economic regionVolga[2]
Administrative centerAstrakhan[3]
  BodyOblast Duma[4]
  Governor[5]Igor Babushkin[6]
  Total44,100 km2 (17,000 sq mi)
  Density22/km2 (56/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+4 (MSK+1 Edit this on Wikidata[10])
ISO 3166 codeRU-AST
License plates30
OKTMO ID12000000
Official languagesRussian[11]

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