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Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsGeography · 1 decade ago

russia or not?

i've read a map and it's shown an area called Kaliningrad.. it's located in Eastern Europe.. bordered by Poland and the other Soviet country i guess..

is it a country or just an administrative areas? if it's a country, what is the capital?

how's the flag? how's the people??

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Kaliningrad Oblast is the Russian exclave between Poland and Lithuania on the Baltic Sea. It's capital is Kaliningrad. The people there are just as in other parts of Russia, except in Kal. there are less turkic people.

    Here is its flag (oblast flag):

    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/37...

    and flag of Russia (each oblast has its own flag):

    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thum...

    Recently, there were news going around about giving that land back to Germany, but I don't think that's gonna happen. It is just a small compensation for what we suffered in WW2.

  • 1 decade ago

    Due to the collapse of the Soviet Union,Kaliningrad.became a Russian exclave, separated from the rest of Russia.

    kaliningrad is the only Russian Baltic Sea port that is ice-free all year.

    Source(s): wikipedia
  • hec
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    1 decade ago

    It is an enclave and it's more like Alaska for the US - a regular administrative area (region or "область" in Russian) of Russia without any special political status (it does have a special economic status - a free economic zone). Historically it became a part of Russia after the WW II. Before it was called Koenigsberg (the town of famous philosopher Emmanuel Kant)

  • It is currently a "Russian Enclave", for its flag and history check wikipedia, its capitol is named the same as the "country"

    My impression is that it is more like a territory (like Puerto Rico with USA)

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaliningrad

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