Gavrilovsky District

Gavrilovsky District (Russian: Гаври́ловский райо́н) is an administrative[1] and municipal[5] district (raion), one of the twenty-three in Tambov Oblast, Russia. It is located in the east of the oblast. The district borders with Pichayevsky District in the north, Belinsky District of Penza Oblast in the east, Kirsanovsky District in the south, and with Bondarsky District in the west. The area of the district is 998 square kilometers (385 sq mi).[2] Its administrative center is the rural locality (a selo) of Gavrilovka 2-ya.[1] Population: 12,032 (2010 Census);[3] 14,182 (2002 Census);[7] 15,528 (1989 Census).[8] The population of Gavrilovka 2-ya accounts for 22.2% of the district's total population.[3]

Gavrilovsky District
Гавриловский район
Wooden Church of the Theotokos of the Sign in Osino-Gay
Wooden Church of the Theotokos of the Sign in Osino-Gay
Flag of Gavrilovsky District
Coat of arms of Gavrilovsky District
Location of Gavrilovsky District in Tambov Oblast
Coordinates: 52°52′N 42°47′E / 52.867°N 42.783°E / 52.867; 42.783Coordinates: 52°52′N 42°47′E / 52.867°N 42.783°E / 52.867; 42.783
CountryRussia
Federal subjectTambov Oblast[1]
Established1935Edit this on Wikidata
Administrative centerGavrilovka 2-ya[1]
Area
 • Total998 km2 (385 sq mi)
Population
 • Total12,032
 • Estimate 
(2018)[4]
10,271 (−14.6%)
 • Density12/km2 (31/sq mi)
 • Urban
0%
 • Rural
100%
Administrative structure
 • Administrative divisions6 Selsoviets
 • Inhabited localities[1]49 Rural localities
Municipal structure
 • Municipally incorporated asGavrilovsky Municipal District[5]
 • Municipal divisions[5]0 Urban settlements, 6 Rural settlements
Time zoneUTC+3 (MSK Edit this on Wikidata[6])
OKTMO ID68603000
Websitehttp://r51.tambov.gov.ru

GeographyEdit

Gavrilovsky District is on the east-central side of Tambov Oblast, bordering on Penza Oblast. The district is about 70 km east of the city of Tambov, 50 km southeast of Morshansk, and 15 km north of Kirsanov. The Vorona River runs through the towards the south in the eastern sector of the district. The river ultimately empties into the Khopyor River and then the Don River. Gavrilovsky District is on the eastern edge of the Oka–Don Lowland, leading east into the Volga Uplands. The terrain is flat with draws and ravines, with steppe and forest-steppe vegetation.[9] The black soil of the district supports agriculture. The federal highway R-209 (Penza–Tambov) runs through the district.

The district measures about 40 km north–south and west–east. The administrative center of the district is the city of Gavrilovka 2-ya.

As of January, 2016, the three largest towns are Gavrilovka 2-ya (pop. 3,396), Peresypkinsky (pop. 2,313), and Kozmodemyanovsky (pop. 1,336).[10]

ClimateEdit

Average temperature in nearby Tambov in January is −10 °C (14 °F), and average July temperature is 20 °C (68 °F). Annual precipitation is 550 millimeters (22 in), and falls mostly in April through October.[11] The climate is Humid continental climate, cool summer, (Dfb). This climate is characterized by large swings in temperature, both diurnally and seasonally, with mild summers and cold, snowy winters.

EconomyEdit

Employment in the district is focused on food processing and agriculture.[12]

AgricultureEdit

Gavrilovsky is an agricultural district, with farm revenues split about 30% crops and 70% livestock (including dairy). The most important grains are sunflower, barley, and wheat.[13] Approximately 49,319 hectares (50%) of the total area of the district is in cultivation for crops. In 2014, the top seven crops by area were:

Crop Cultivated area (ha) % of cultivated area
sunflower grain 15607 32
summer barley 9333 19
winter wheat 8790 18
spring wheat 7076 14
sugar beet (factory) 3951 8
peas 1220 2
corn for grain 982 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e Law #72-Z
  2. ^ a b "About the Area - Gavrilovsky District (Official Web Site)" (in Russian). Gavrilovsky District. Retrieved July 2, 2016.
  3. ^ a b c Russian Federal State Statistics Service (2011). Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1 [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года [2010 All-Russia Population Census] (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service.
  4. ^ "26. Численность постоянного населения Российской Федерации по муниципальным образованиям на 1 января 2018 года". Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  5. ^ a b c Law #232-Z
  6. ^ "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). June 3, 2011. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
  7. ^ Russian Federal State Statistics Service (May 21, 2004). Численность населения России, субъектов Российской Федерации в составе федеральных округов, районов, городских поселений, сельских населённых пунктов – районных центров и сельских населённых пунктов с населением 3 тысячи и более человек [Population of Russia, Its Federal Districts, Federal Subjects, Districts, Urban Localities, Rural Localities—Administrative Centers, and Rural Localities with Population of Over 3,000] (XLS). Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года [All-Russia Population Census of 2002] (in Russian).
  8. ^ Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. Численность наличного населения союзных и автономных республик, автономных областей и округов, краёв, областей, районов, городских поселений и сёл-райцентров [All Union Population Census of 1989: Present Population of Union and Autonomous Republics, Autonomous Oblasts and Okrugs, Krais, Oblasts, Districts, Urban Settlements, and Villages Serving as District Administrative Centers]. Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 года [All-Union Population Census of 1989] (in Russian). Институт демографии Национального исследовательского университета: Высшая школа экономики [Institute of Demography at the National Research University: Higher School of Economics]. 1989 – via Demoscope Weekly.
  9. ^ "About the region". Gavrilovsky District (Official website). Gavrilovsky District. Archived from the original on August 30, 2016. Retrieved August 27, 2016.
  10. ^ "Population of Municipalities in Tambov Region, January 1, 2016" (PDF) (in Russian). Territorial Authority of the Federal Service State Statistics for Tambov Region. Retrieved July 16, 2016.
  11. ^ "Climate - Tambov". ClimateTemps. Climatetemps.com. Retrieved August 27, 2016.
  12. ^ "Geographical Position – Tambov". Tambov Investment. Tambov Oblast. Archived from the original on October 11, 2016. Retrieved August 27, 2016.
  13. ^ "Descriptive Statistics - Gavrilovsky" (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service, Russian Federation. Retrieved July 2, 2016.

SourcesEdit

  • Тамбовская областная Дума. Закон №72-З от 21 июня 1996 г. «Об административно-территориальном устройстве Тамбовской области», в ред. Закона №544-З от 11 июня 2015 г. «О внесении изменений в статью 7 Закона Тамбовской области "Об административно-территориальном устройстве Тамбовской области"». Опубликован: "Тамбовская жизнь", №131, 1996 г. (Tambov Oblast Duma. Law #72-Z of June 21, 1996 On the Administrative-Territorial Structure of Tambov Oblast, as amended by the Law #544-Z of June 11, 2015 On Amending Article 7 of the Law of Tambov Oblast "On the Administrative-Territorial Structure of Tambov Oblast". ).
  • Тамбовская областная Дума. Закон №232-З от 17 сентября 2004 г. «Об установлении границ и определении места нахождения представительных органов муниципальных образований в Тамбовской области», в ред. Закона №606-З от 7 декабря 2015 г. «О внесении изменений в Закон Тамбовской области "Об установлении границ и определении места нахождения представительных органов муниципальных образований в Тамбовской области"». Вступил в силу со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Тамбовская жизнь", №185 (23125). (Tambov Oblast Duma. Law #232-Z of September 17, 2004 On Establishing the Borders and Determining the Location of the Representative Organs of the Municipal Formations of Tambov Oblast, as amended by the Law #606-Z of December 7, 2015 On Amending the Law of Tambov Oblast "On Establishing the Borders and Determining the Location of the Representative Organs of the Municipal Formations of Tambov Oblast". Effective as of the official publication date.).

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