Bachi-Yurt

Coordinates: 43°12′59″N 46°11′38″E / 43.21639°N 46.19389°E / 43.21639; 46.19389

Bachi-Yurt (Russian: Бачи-Юрт, Chechen: БӀачи-Юрт[1]) is a rural locality (a selo) in Kurchaloyevsky District, Chechnya.

Street of Bachi-Yurt

Administrative and municipal statusEdit

Municipally, Bachi-Yurt is incorporated as Bachi-Yurtovskoye rural settlement. It is the administrative center of the municipality and the only settlement included in it.[2]

GeographyEdit

 
Map of Kurchaloyevsky District. Bachi-Yurt ("Бачи-Юрт") is in the center

Bachi-Yurt is located on both banks of the Gansol River. It is 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) north-east of Kurchaloy and 48 kilometres (30 mi) south-east of the city of Grozny.

The nearest settlements to Bachi-Yurt are Melchki in the north, Oyskhara and Verkhny Noyber in the north-east, Akhmat-Yurt in the east, Dzhigurty in the south, Mayrtup in the south-west, and Ilaskhan-Yurt in the north-west.[3]

HistoryEdit

In 1944, after the genocide and deportation of the Chechen and Ingush people and the Chechen-Ingush ASSR was abolished, the village of Bachi-Yurt was renamed to Pervomayskoye, and settled by people from the neighbouring republic of Dagestan.[4]

In 1957, when the Vaynakh people returned and the Chechen-Ingush ASSR was restored, the village regained its old Chechen name, Bachi-Yurt.[5]

PopulationEdit

  • 1979 Census: 6,296
  • 1990 Census: 7,342[6]
  • 2002 Census: 14,756[7]
  • 2010 Census: 16,485[8]
  • 2019 estimate: 19,350

According to the results of the 2010 Census, the majority of residents of Bachi-Yurt (16,431) were ethnic Chechens, with 54 people from other ethnic backgrounds.

InfrastructureEdit

Bachi-Yurt hosts a sports center, named after Akhmad Kadyrov, and a local mosque.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ярташ". "Даймохк" газет (in Russian).
  2. ^ "Сельское поселение Бачи-Юртовское (Чеченская Республика)". www.bankgorodov.com.
  3. ^ "Карта Чеченской республики подробная с районами, селами и городами. Схема и спутник онлайн". 1maps.ru.
  4. ^ "Краткая историческая справка об административно-территориальном делении Чечено-Ингушетии". chechenorg.zama.fm. Archived from the original on 2018-11-08. Retrieved 2019-07-17.
  5. ^ "О восстановлении Чечено-Ингушской АССР и упразднении Грозненской области". lawru.info (in Russian). Archived from the original on 2019-08-06. Retrieved 2019-10-29.
  6. ^ "Наши издания - Архивное управление Правительства Чеченской Республики". arhiv-chr.ru.
  7. ^ Kashnitsky, Ilya (11 April 2017). "Municipality level Russian Census data 2002 and 2010". doi:10.17605/OSF.IO/CSKMU.
  8. ^ "ВПН-2010". www.gks.ru.