|Kabardino-Balkar Autonomous Oblast|
|Autonomous oblast of the Russian SFSR|
|12,470 km2 (4,810 sq mi)|
|o Type||Autonomous oblast|
|Historical era||Interwar period|
o Formed as "Kabardin Autonomous Oblast" from Kabardin okrug of Mountain ASSR
o Merged with Balkar okrug of Mountain ASSR and Autonomous Oblast"
|5 December 1936|
The Kabardino-Balkar Autonomous Oblast was an autonomous oblast within the Kabardino-Balkaria region of the Soviet Union. The Oblast was formed in 1921 as the Kabardin Autonomous Oblast before becoming the Kabardino-Balkar Autonomous Oblast on 16 January 1922. Since 16 October 1924 it belonged to North Caucasus Krai.
On 5 December 1936, it was separated from North Caucasus Krai, elevated in status and named Kabardino-Balkar Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic.