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Tambov Oblast is a region in Russia's Chernozemye region, bordering Voronezh Oblast to the south, Lipetsk Oblast to the west, Ryazan Oblast to the north, Penza Oblast to the east, and Ulyanovsk Oblast to the southeast.


Map of Tambov Oblast

  • 1 Tambov — the capital has a large art museum and one of the prettier train stations in the world
  • 2 Kirsanov Kirsanov on Wikipedia — near the Tikhvino-Bogoroditsky Monastery
  • 3 Michurinsk Michurinsk on Wikipedia — a town with a large cathedral
  • 4 Mordovo Mordovo, Tambov Oblast on Wikipedia — a small town, home to the Church of Mikhail the Archangel, which has a unique porcelain iconostasis
  • 5 Morshansk Morshansk on Wikipedia — a small city with a large 19th-century Trinity Cathedral

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  • 1 Ivanovka — a village notable for the estate of the composer Sergei Rachmaninoff, which is now a museum
  • Voroninsky Nature Reserve


Tambov Oblast is a heavily forested area of Russia's Black Earth Region.


Tambov Oblast is not the most cosmopolitan area of Russia and visitors should expect Russian to be the only language in widespread use.

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