Stories of Voronezh Oblast

Voronezh Oblast

Russia

Voronezh Oblast (Russian: Воро́нежская о́бласть, Voronezhskaya oblast) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast). It was established on June 13, 1934.

The Oblast has large reserves of chalk. The oblast is an industrial and agricultural region. Excavators, bridge structures, and electronic equipment are produced in the region.

It covers an area of 52,400 km² and has a population of 2,378,803 inhabitants (2002)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voronezh_Oblast