Russia Kamchatka Krai Footage. Neighboring territory to Alaska
Kamchatka Krai is a federal subject of Russia (a krai). It was formed on July 1, 2007 as a result of the merger of Kamchatka Oblast and Koryak Autonomous Okrug, after a referendum was held on the issue on October 23, 2005. The krai's administrative center is the city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. The okrug retains the status of a special administrative division of the krai under the name of Koryak Okrug.