North West Federal District, Russia (Northwestern)

North West Federal District overview

North West Federal District is an administrative region of Russia appeared by the decree of Russian President in May 13, 2000.

The territory of the district is about 9,87% of total Russian territory. The population of the region is about 9,5% of total Russian population. The administrative center of North West Federal District is Saint Petersburg city.

North West Federal District population - 13,718,000 (2012); land area - 1,686,968 sq. km.

North West district map, Russia


There are 152 cities and towns on the territory of North West Federal District.

Urbanization of the region population is 83%. About 86% of the population are Russians, 2,7% - Ukrainians, 1,9% - Komy, 1,7% - Byelorussians, 0,6% - Tatars.

North West Federal District includes the following 10 federal subjects of Russian Federation:

The largest cities of North West Federal District are:

North West district of Russia photos

North West Federal District nature views

Karelia republic nature

Karelia republic nature

Author: Mikhail Grizly

Komi republic nature

Komi republic nature

Author: Nikolay Alexandrov

Novgorod region landscape

Novgorod region landscape

Author: Alexander Valterovich


North West Federal District churches

Novgorod region church

Novgorod region church

Author: Semyonov A.V.

Pskov city church

Pskov city church

Author: Oleg Alexandrov

Saint-Petersburg city church

Saint-Petersburg city church

Author: Alex Grachov


North West Federal District attractions

Veliky Novgorod city kremlin

Veliky Novgorod city kremlin

Author: Sergey Duhanin

Novgorod region monastery

Novgorod region monastery

Author: Yuriy Luchin

Vologda region monastery

Vologda region monastery

Author: Roberto Ribotta


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