Central Russia

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Regions » Central Russia

View from the Seven Sisters in Kudrinskaya Square. The mayor's highrise office is seen on the left, the Russian government building on the right.

The Central Russia is of utmost interest for travellers from around the world. The district is actually located to the very west of Russia and the word "Central" reflects its political and historical influence. The official name for Central Russia is Central Federal District. Below is the list of oblasts that comprise the Central District of Russia.

  • Belgorod Oblast
  • Bryansk Oblast
  • Vladimir Oblast
  • Voronezh Oblast
  • Ivanovo Oblast
  • Kaluga Oblast
  • Kostroma Oblast
  • Kursk Oblast
  • Lipetsk Oblast
  • Moscow City
  • Moscow Oblast
  • Oryol Oblast
  • Ryazan Oblast
  • Smolensk Oblast
  • Tambov Oblast
  • Tver Oblast
  • Tula Oblast
  • Yaroslavl Oblast


Largest Cities in the Central Russia

The biggest cities in the Central Russia include:

Rank City in English Russian name Population
1. Moscow Москва 10,524,400
2. Voronezh Воро́неж 848,752
3. Yaroslavl Яросла́вль 605,200
4. Ryazan Ряза́нь 521,560
5. Lipetsk Ли́пецк 506,134
6. Tula Ту́ла 504,000
7. Bryansk Брянск 431,526
8. Ivanovo Ива́ново 406,465
9. Smolensk Смоле́нск 316,500
10. Kostroma Кострома́ 278,750

All population figures are as of the 2002 Census.

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