Jewish Autonomous Region


an administrative division of south-eastern Russia, in eastern Siberia. 36 000 km2. Capital: Birobidzhan.
Russian, Yevrejskaja AO. Also, Birobidzhan.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • List of Jewish Autonomous Oblast leaders — This List of Jewish Autonomous Oblast Leaders is an attempt to wikilink to some notable JAO leaders.Jewish Leadership in the 21st CenturyJews have historically played a role in the Jewish Autonomous Oblast s Jewish Community, historical narrative …   Wikipedia

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