Leningrad Oblast

Leningrad Oblast is a region of named for the old name of its principal city, Leningrad, now known as . It borders to the southwest, and the Gulf of Finland to the west, to the northwest, and Lake Ladoga to the north, to the east, and to the south.

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, known as Petrograd in 1914-1924 and Leningrad in 1924-1991, is the second largest city of Russia, with 5 million inhabitants, and the former capital of the Russian Empire.

The of is the area of main interest to the traveler, home to most attractions of the metropolis.

The Northern Part of is the area north of the Bolshaya Nevka river, which is its boundary with the to the south.

The is a borough in situated between the Bolshaya Neva and the Malaya Neva, two main distributaries of the river.


The is the northwestern part of .

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English: Leningradskaya Oblast', Finnish: Leningradin alue, French: Oblast de Léningrad, German: Leningrad, Italian: Oblast' di Leningrado, Karelian: Leningradin aloveh, Portuguese: Leningrado, Rundi: Ленинградская Область, Russian: Ленинградская область, Spanish: Óblast de Leningrado, Swedish: Leningrad oblast
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