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Kaliningrad profile - Facts

Image caption Kaliningrad was founded by Teutonic knights and was known as Koenigsberg
  • Territory: Kaliningrad
  • Status: Semi-autonomous region of Russia
  • Population: 940,000 (2010 census)
  • Capital: Kaliningrad
  • Area: 15,100 sq km (5,800 sq miles)
  • Main language: Russian
  • Ethnic groups: Russians (86%), Belarusians (4%), Ukrainians (4%)
  • Main religion: Christianity
  • Main industries: Manufacturing, shipping, fishing, amber