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Volga Federal District

Not to be confused with Privolzhsky District or Volzhsky District.

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This article is about political group of regions by a Presidential Decree. For geographical region, see Volga Region.
Volga Federal District
Приволжский федеральный округ
Federal district of Russia
Location of Volga Federal District within Russia
Location of Volga Federal District within Russia
Country 23x15px Russia
Established May 18, 2000
administrative center Nizhny Novgorod
 • Presidential Envoy Mikhail Babich
 • Total 1,038,000 km2 (401,000 sq mi)
Area rank 5th
Population (2010)
 • Total 29,899,699[1]
 • Rank 2nd
Federal subjects 14 contained
Economic regions 3 contained

Volga (Privolzhsky) Federal District (Russian: Приво́лжский федера́льный о́круг, Privolzhsky federalny okrug) is one of the nine federal districts of Russia. It forms the southeastern part of European Russia. Its population was 29,899,699 (70.8% urban) according to the 2010 Census,[1] living on an area of Script error: No such module "convert".. Mikhail Babich was appointed the federal district's Presidential Envoy on December 15, 2011.


Federal subjects

The district comprises the Volga (part), Volga-Vyatka and Urals (part) economic regions and fourteen federal subjects:[2]

Volga Federal District
# Flag Federal subject Capital/Administrative center
1 50px Republic of Bashkortostan Ufa
2 50px Kirov Oblast Kirov
3 50px Mari El Republic Yoshkar-Ola
4 50px Republic of Mordovia Saransk
5 50px Nizhny Novgorod Oblast Nizhny Novgorod
6 50px Orenburg Oblast Orenburg
7 50px Penza Oblast Penza
8 50px Perm Krai Perm
9 50px Samara Oblast Samara
10 50px Saratov Oblast Saratov
11 50px Republic of Tatarstan Kazan
12 50px Udmurt Republic Izhevsk
13 50px Ulyanovsk Oblast Ulyanovsk
14 50px Chuvash Republic Cheboksary

Presidential plenipotentiary envoys

  1. Sergey Kiriyenko (May 18, 2000 – November 14, 2005)
  2. Alexander Konovalov (November 14, 2005 – May 12, 2008)
  3. Grigory Rapota (May 12, 2008 – December 15, 2011)[3]
  4. Mikhail Babich (December 15, 2011 – present)


  1. ^ a b Russian Federal State Statistics Service (2011). "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1" [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года (2010 All-Russia Population Census) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved June 29, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Volga Federal District" (in Russian). Nizhny Novgorod: Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the Federal District, Volga Federal District. Retrieved March 2015. 
  3. ^ Biography of Grigory Rapota Invalid language code.