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The Soviet Union had several kinds of country subdivisions:

Soviet Union
Russian SFSROther republics
Autonomous republicsOblastsKrais
Autonomous republicsOblastsAutonomous oblasts
Autonomous okrugsAutonomous oblasts
Types of the subdivisions: .mw-parser-output .legend{page-break-inside:avoid;break-inside:avoid-column}.mw-parser-output .legend-color{display:inline-block;min-width:1.25em;height:1.25em;line-height:1.25;margin:1px 0;text-align:center;border:1px solid black;background-color:transparent;color:black}.mw-parser-output .legend-text{}  Republics with no subdivisions   Oblasts   Krais/Districts   ASSRs (autonomous republics)   Autonomous oblasts   Autonomous okrugs
Types of the subdivisions:
  Republics with no subdivisions
  ASSRs (autonomous republics)
  Autonomous oblasts
  Autonomous okrugs
Administrative divisions of the Soviet Union by republic
Republic Autonomous republics Oblasts Krais Autonomous oblasts Autonomous okrugs
Azerbaijan 1 1
Byelorussia 6
Georgia 2 1
Karelia (1940-1956)
Kazakhstan 19
Kirghizia 4–7
Moldavia 7
Russia 16 49 6 5 10
Tajikistan 2–3 1
Transcaucasia (1922-1936) 3
Turkmenia 5
Ukraine 25
Uzbekistan 1 12