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Khasavyurt (Russian: Хасавю́рт, Khasav-yurt; Chechen: Хаси-Эвл, ; Kumyk: Хасавъ-ю́рт, Khasav'-yurt) is a city in the Republic of Dagestan, Russia. Population: 131,187 (2010 Census);[3] 121,817 (2002 Census);[8] 70,514 (1989 Census).[9]

Khasavyurt

Хасавюрт
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 • KumykХасавъ-юрт
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Khasavyurt is located in Russia
Khasavyurt
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Location of Khasavyurt
Khasavyurt is located in Republic of Dagestan
Khasavyurt
Khasavyurt
Khasavyurt (Republic of Dagestan)
Coordinates: 43°15′N 46°35′E / 43.250°N 46.583°E / 43.250; 46.583Coordinates: 43°15′N 46°35′E / 43.250°N 46.583°E / 43.250; 46.583
CountryRussia
Federal subjectDagestan[1]
Founded1846
City status since1931
Government
 • Head[2]S. D. Ukhmanov[2]
Area
 • Total40 km2 (20 sq mi)
Elevation
130 m (430 ft)
Population
 • Total131,187
 • Estimate 
(2018)[4]
141,259 (+7.7%)
 • Rank126th in 2010
 • Density3,300/km2 (8,500/sq mi)
 • Subordinated toCity of Khasavyurt[1]
 • Capital ofKhasavyurtovsky District[1], City of Khasavyurt[1]
 • Urban okrugKhasavyurt Urban Okrug[5]
 • Capital ofKhasavyurt Urban Okrug[5], Khasavyurtovsky Municipal District
Time zoneUTC+3 (MSK Edit this on Wikidata[6])
Postal code(s)[7]
368000—368009
Dialing code(s)+7 87231
Twin townsNablusEdit this on Wikidata
OKTMO ID82735000001
Websitexacavurt.ru

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HistoryEdit

It was founded in 1846 and granted town status in 1931.[citation needed] On August 19, 2012, six police officers were killed and eight people injured at two gun and bomb attacks in the city.[10] The town has thousands of Salafis.[11] In December 2016, the Russian authorities reported the existence of the Khasavyurt Group, allegedly linked to the Islamic State and a flareup of incidents and skirmishes between the police and local militants in and around the city.[12]

Administrative and municipal statusEdit

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Khasavyurt serves as the administrative center of Khasavyurtovsky District, even though it is not a part of it.[1] As an administrative division, it is incorporated separately as the City of Khasavyurt—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts.[1] As a municipal division, the City of Khasavyurt is incorporated as Khasavyurt Urban Okrug.[5]

DemographicsEdit

Ethnic groups (2010 census):[13]

ClimateEdit

Khasavyurt has a humid continental climate (Köppen climate classification: Dfa).

Climate data for Khasavyurt
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 1.4
(34.5)
2.7
(36.9)
7.7
(45.9)
16.0
(60.8)
22.5
(72.5)
27.0
(80.6)
29.7
(85.5)
28.9
(84.0)
23.6
(74.5)
16.5
(61.7)
9.3
(48.7)
4.0
(39.2)
15.8
(60.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) −1.8
(28.8)
−0.7
(30.7)
3.8
(38.8)
10.9
(51.6)
17.3
(63.1)
21.8
(71.2)
24.6
(76.3)
23.8
(74.8)
18.6
(65.5)
12.1
(53.8)
5.9
(42.6)
1.1
(34.0)
11.5
(52.6)
Average low °C (°F) −5.0
(23.0)
−4.1
(24.6)
0.0
(32.0)
5.9
(42.6)
12.2
(54.0)
16.6
(61.9)
19.5
(67.1)
18.8
(65.8)
13.7
(56.7)
7.8
(46.0)
2.6
(36.7)
−1.8
(28.8)
7.2
(44.9)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 20
(0.8)
23
(0.9)
22
(0.9)
32
(1.3)
51
(2.0)
60
(2.4)
43
(1.7)
35
(1.4)
40
(1.6)
36
(1.4)
30
(1.2)
22
(0.9)
414
(16.5)
Source: Climate-Data.org [14]

EconomyEdit

The main local industries are food processing, brick making and garment making.

Notable peopleEdit

Sister cityEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Law #16
  2. ^ a b Official website of Khasavyurt. S. D. Ukhmanov, Head of Khasavyurt (in Russian)
  3. ^ a b 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 23 January 2019.
  5. ^ a b c Law #6
  6. ^ "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). 3 June 2011. Retrieved 19 January 2019.
  7. ^ Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (in Russian)
  8. ^ Russian Federal State Statistics Service (21 May 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).
  9. ^ "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.
  10. ^ Euronews. "Ramadan in Russia marred by killings".
  11. ^ Russia’s crackdown on Salafis may be breeding extremism
  12. ^ "The 'Khasavyurt Group': A New Watershed of Islamic State Activity in Dagestan - Jamestown". Terrorism Monitor Volume: 15 Issue: 3. Jamestown Foundation. 13 February 2017. Retrieved 21 February 2017.
  13. ^ http://dagstat.gks.ru/wps/wcm/connect/rosstat_ts/dagstat/resources/cafa4e00421f0cb8805fcc2d59c15b71/%D0%92%D0%9F%D0%9D+%D1%82%D0%BE%D0%BC3.rar
  14. ^ "Climate: Khasavyurt". Retrieved 2016-02-27.

SourcesEdit

  • Народное Собрание Республики Дагестан. Закон №16 от 10 апреля 2002 г. «Об административно-территориальном устройстве Республики Дагестан», в ред. Закона №106 от 30 декабря 2013 г. «О внесении изменений в некоторые законодательные акты Республики Дагестан». Вступил в силу со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Дагестанская правда", №81, 12 апреля 2002 г. (People's Assembly of the Republic of Dagestan. Law #16 of April 10, 2002 On the Administrative-Territorial Structure of the Republic of Dagestan, as amended by the Law #106 of December 30, 2013 On Amending Various Legislative Acts of the Republic of Dagestan. Effective as of the day of the official publication.).
  • Народное Собрание Республики Дагестан. Закон №6 от 13 января 2005 г. «О статусе и границах муниципальных образований Республики Дагестан», в ред. Закона №43 от 30 апреля 2015 г. «О статусе городского округа с внутригородским делением "Город Махачкала", статусе и границах внутригородских районов в составе городского округа с внутригородским делением "Город Махачкала" и о внесении изменений в отдельные законодательные акты Республики Дагестан». Вступил в силу со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Дагестанская правда", №8, 15 февраля 2005 г. (People's Assembly of the Republic of Dagestan. Law #6 of January 13, 2005 On the Status and Borders of the Municipal Formations of the Republic of Dagestan, as amended by the Law #43 of April 30, 2015 On the Status of the "City of Makhachkala" Urban Okrug with Intra-Urban Divisions, the Status and the Borders of the Intra-City Districts Comprising the "City of Makhachkala" Urban Okrug with Intra-Urban Divisions, and on Amending Various Legislative Acts of the Republic of Dagestan. Effective as of the day of the official publication.).