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'''Kursk Oblast''' is a region in [[Russia]]'s [[Chernozem]] region, bordering [[Ukraine]] to the west, [[Bryansk Oblast]] to the northwest, [[Oryol Oblast]] to the north, [[Lipetsk Oblast]] to the northeast, [[Voronezh Oblast]] to the east, and [[Belgorod Oblast]] to the south.
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'''Kursk Oblast''' is a region in [[Russia]]'s [[Chernozemye]] region, bordering [[Ukraine]] to the west, [[Bryansk Oblast]] to the northwest, [[Oryol Oblast]] to the north, [[Lipetsk Oblast]] to the northeast, [[Voronezh Oblast]] to the east, and [[Belgorod Oblast]] to the south.
  
 
==Regions==
 
==Regions==
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* [[Kursk]] — the capital of the region is a major iron ore production center and houses several baroque cathedrals
 
* [[Kursk]] — the capital of the region is a major iron ore production center and houses several baroque cathedrals
 
* [[Rylsk]] — this "town-museum" has more than its fair share of fine 19th century Russian architecture, including two impressive cathedrals; there are also two important and interesting country manors just outside the town
 
* [[Rylsk]] — this "town-museum" has more than its fair share of fine 19th century Russian architecture, including two impressive cathedrals; there are also two important and interesting country manors just outside the town
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* [[Zheleznogorsk (Kursk Oblast)|Zheleznogorsk]]
  
 
==Other destinations==
 
==Other destinations==
  
* Central Chernozemny Nature Reserve
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*[[Mikhailovsky iron open cut]] - a very impressive gigantic open-air site, where iron ore has been mined, near [[Zheleznogorsk (Kursk Oblast)|Zheleznogorsk]].
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* [[Tsentralno-Chernozemny Biosphere Reserve]]
  
 
==Understand==
 
==Understand==
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==Talk==
 
==Talk==
  
Some knowledge of [[Russian phrasebook|Russian]] will almost certainly come in handy.
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Without any knowledge of [[Russian phrasebook|Russian]] it's hard to get around in this region.
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
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[[wikipedia:Kursk Oblast]]
 
[[wikipedia:Kursk Oblast]]

Latest revision as of 19:35, 21 September 2011

Kursk Oblast is a region in Russia's Chernozemye region, bordering Ukraine to the west, Bryansk Oblast to the northwest, Oryol Oblast to the north, Lipetsk Oblast to the northeast, Voronezh Oblast to the east, and Belgorod Oblast to the south.

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  • Kursk — the capital of the region is a major iron ore production center and houses several baroque cathedrals
  • Rylsk — this "town-museum" has more than its fair share of fine 19th century Russian architecture, including two impressive cathedrals; there are also two important and interesting country manors just outside the town
  • Zheleznogorsk

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Although Kursk Oblast is most famously associated with the Battle of Kursk—the biggest tank battle in history—the heart of the battle actually took place to the south of Kursk, in the north of Belgorod Oblast. Kursk Oblast is a center for iron ore mining in Russia.

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Without any knowledge of Russian it's hard to get around in this region.

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