The Kirov region was formed on December 5, 1936. It is located in the north-east of the European part of Russia.
Map The region is part of the Volga Federal District. The system of state authorities is determined by the Charter (basic law) of the Kirov region. State power is exercised by the Legislative Assembly, the Governor, the Government, and other executive authorities of the region, formed in accordance with the Charter and laws of the region.
Kirov Region is located on the border of the Volga region, the Urals and the Russian North. This is the only region in Russia that borders with 9 subjects of the Russian Federation. The area of the territory is 120.4 thousand square kilometers, the population is about 1.5 million people. 72 percent of the region’s population lives in cities and urban–type settlements, 28 in rural areas. The population density is 11.9 people/km2. The main population is Russians – 91.8%, Mari – 2.6%, Tatars – 2.2%, Udmurts – 1.4% and others.
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