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The Tuvan Autonomous Oblast (Russian: Туви́нская авто́номная о́бласть, romanizedTuvinskaya avtonomnaya oblast) was an autonomous oblast of the Soviet Union created on 11 October 1944 following the incorporation of the Tuvan People's Republic by the Soviet Union. On 10 October 1961 it was transformed into the Tuvan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic.

Tuvan Autonomous Oblast

Туви́нская авто́номная о́бласть
1944–1961
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Comparison of the borders of the Tuva Autonomous Oblast (red) and "Uriankhay (1914)".
Comparison of the borders of the Tuva Autonomous Oblast (red) and "Uriankhay (1914)".
StatusAutonomous oblast of the Soviet Union
CapitalKyzyl
Common languagesTuvan
Russian
GovernmentSocialist republic
History 
• Annexation
October 11 1944
• Disestablished
October 10 1961
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Tuvan People's Republic
Tuvan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic

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