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Oryol - Maps & Facts
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Russian flagRussia is a country of 143 million people.

The European Plain, west of the Ural Mountains, is often referred to as European Russia.
European Russia

Oryol, Russia (many times spelled Orel) is a city of 319,100 people located 382 kilometers (about 235 miles) south of Moscow. The Russian word Oryol means "eagle".
European Russia

Russia is divided into many regions, called oblasts. Oryol is the main city of the Orlovskaya oblast. There are 786,935 people in the oblast.
European Russia Orlovskaya oblast