Komi-Zyryan Autonomous Oblast
Komi-Zyryan Autonomous Oblast, one of several autonomous oblasts that existed in the former Soviet Union, was created August 22, 1921. It was the predecessor of the Komi Republic. The seat of the Oblast was located in Ust-Sysolsk (renamed "Syktyvkar" in 1930).
- Коми Автономная Советская Социалистическая Республика. Great Soviet Encyclopedia.