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"Territories of Russian Federation IX"
Issue date: 10th January 2005
Russian Territories
Territories of Russian Federation stamp timbre Regionen Russland Briefmarken Koryak Okrug

Koryak Okrug
((It was a federal subject of Russia and was formed on December 10, 1930. It occupied the northern part of the Kamchatka peninsula (an autonomous okrug of Kamchatka Oblast) until 2007, when it merged with Kamchatka Oblast)). Since 2007 it has been part of Kamchatka Krai.

Artists composition:
Volcano, Palana settlemet, mengo dancing group, snow sheep.

According "mapka" (Russian stamp agenture) it depicts the Koryaksky volcano, a view of Palana village, a snow sheep, a helicopter, “Mengo” dancing company.

But the location of the Korjakskij volcano was in the Kamchatka Oblast, south of Koryak Okrug.

Territories of Russian Federation stamp timbre Regionen Russland Briefmarken Republic of Mordovia

Republic of Mordovia
(federal subject of Russia, located in the eastern part of the East European Plain of Russia)

The Republic of Mordovia was formed on December 10, 1930. The republic includes 22 administrative territories, 5 cities, 19 urban villages and 1378 villages. The capital of the republic is Saransk.

Artists composition:
Moksha river, the Ogaryov State University, the Sanaksarsky monastery, S.D.Erzis monument, folk motives of the Mordovian national ornamental art.

Territories of Russian Federation stamp timbre Regionen Russland Briefmarken Smolensk Oblast

Smolensk Oblast
(federal subject of Russia, located in western Russia)

The Region of Smolensk was formed on September 27, 1937. It is one of the eastern regions of Russia, located in the Upper Dnieper river. The region contains 25 administrative territories, 15 cities and 15 urban villages. The administrative centre of the region is Smolensk.

Uspenski Cathedral in Smolensk,  Teremok museum in Talashkino, monument of the heroes of the Patriotic War of 1812 (Eagles monument) in Smolensk (commemorating the centenary of the Russian defeat of Napoleon), Garagin statue in the city of Gagarin, Yak-40 aircraft.

Territories of Russian Federation stamp timbre Regionen Russland Briefmarken Taymyr Dolgano Nenets Autonomous Okrug

Taymyr Dolgano-Nenets Autonomous Okrug
(was an autonomous okrug of Krasnoyarsk Krai, now Taymyrsky Dolgano-Nenetsky District) located in the northernmost mainland of Russia.

The Taimyr (Dolgano-Nenetsky) Autonomous Region was formed on December 10, 1930. The region occupied the northern part of the Middle Siberian plateau, including Taimyr peninsula and Northern Land archipelago, the most northern in continental Asia with its extreme point being the Cape of Chelyuskin and in island Asia – the Arctic Cape is on Komsomolets island. The region contains 3 administrative territories, 1 city, 1 urban village. Its administrative centre is Dudinka.

Artists composition:
Dikson seaport (is the northernmost port in Russia), cervine team, an inigene in national dress, reindeer-breeders’ station, polar explorer Begichev’s monument in Dikson, a mush-ox listed in the Red Book, a red crop brand goose which is a symbol of the region (it is depicted on the Taimyr Region arms).
 

Territories of Russian Federation stamp timbre Regionen Russland Briefmarken Tver Oblast

Tver Oblast
(federal subject of Russia, located in western Russia)

The Region of Tver was formed on January 29, 1935. The region contains 36 administrative territories, 23 cities, 33 urban villages and 8940 villages. The region’s centre is Tver.

Artists composition:
A base relief of Prince Mikhail of Tver, Afanasy Nikitin’s monument, a chapel in the source of the Volga River, “Blue Express” produced by Tver carriage-building plant, the St. Boris and St. Gleb monastery in Torzhok, the college and museum of gold embroidery in Torzhok.

Territories of Russian Federation stamp timbre Regionen Russland Briefmarken Chukotka Autonomous Okrug

Chukotka Autonomous Okrug
((is a federal subject of Russia (an autonomous okrug) located in the Russian Far East)) 

The Chukotsky Autonomous Region was formed on January 30, 1930. The region occupies Chukchi peninsula, the adjacent part of the mainland, Vrangel and Gerald islands of the Arctic Ocean. Polar circle intersects the region. The region contains 8 areas, 3 towns, 15 urban villages and 15 rural councils. Anadyr is the region’s administrative centre.

Artists composition:
The stamp depicts Anadyr seaport, a statue of Nicholas Miracle-maker, a white bear, which is a traditional symbol of the region (it is depicted on the arms of the region), bone cutting art items, fishing boat, the Whale Bone Alley (on Yttygran Island in the Strait of Yttygran Senyavina near the south-eastern tip of Chukotka). 

The Whalebone Alley on Yttygran Island is an avenue of whale ribs, it was erected by native peoples in the distant past. Anthropologists still debate its purpose.

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source: mapka stamp agenture

 

 

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