Article 1115. Place of discovery of inheritance.

The place of opening of the inheritance is the last place of residence of the testator (Article 20). If the last place of residence of the testator who owned the property on the territory of the Russian Federation is unknown or is outside its borders, the place of opening of the inheritance in the Russian Federation is the location of such inherited property. If such ancestral property is located in different places, the place of opening of the inheritance is the location of the immovable property or the most valuable part of the immovable property, and in the absence of immovable property, the location of the movable property or its most valuable part. The value of the property is determined on the basis of its market value.

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References to other articles of chapter 61. General provisions on inheritance:
Article 1110. Inheritance.
Article 1111. Grounds for inheritance.
Article 1112. Inheritance.
Article 1113. Opening of the inheritance.
Article 1114. Opening time of inheritance.
Article 1116. Persons who may be called upon for inheritance.
Article 1117. Unworthy heirs.