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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:
  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
Armenian SSR
Azerbaijan SSR 1 1
Byelorussian SSR 6
Estonian SSR
Georgian SSR 2 1
Karelo-Finish SSR
Kazakh SSR 19
Kirghiz SSR 4–7
Latvian SSR
Lithuanian SSR
Moldavian SSR 7
Russian SFSR 16 49 6 5 10
Tajik SSR 2–3 1
Transcaucasian SFSR
Turkmen SSR 5
Ukrainian SSR 25
Uzbek SSR 1 12