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Murmansk Oblast

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Murmansk Oblast (Му́рманская о́бласть) is an oblast in north-western Russia. Its administrative center is Murmansk. Area 144,900 km², population 892,534 (as of 2002 All-Russian Population Census).

Murmansk Oblast
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Geography

Geographically it is located mainly on the Kola Peninsula, and it is a part of the larger Lapland region that spans over four countries. Murmansk Oblast borders to Karelia, Finnmark County in Norway and Lapland Province in Finland. Norrbotten County in Sweden is also located nearby.

Time zone

Murmansk Oblast is located in the Moscow Time Zone (MSK/MSD). UTC offset is +0300 (MSK)/+0400 (MSD).

Administrative division

Districts

Murmansk Oblast consists of the following districts (Russian: районы):

Closed settlements

See also

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