Kurchatovsky District, Kursk Oblast

Kurchatovsky District (Russian: Курча́товский райо́н) is an administrative[1] and municipal[6] district (raion), one of the twenty-eight in Kursk Oblast, Russia. It is located in the center of the oblast. The area of the district is 678 square kilometers (262 sq mi).[2] Its administrative center is the town of Kurchatov (which is not administratively a part of the district).[1] Population: 18,021 (2010 Census);[3] 19,714 (2002 Census);[8] 25,224 (1989 Census).[9]

Kurchatovsky District
Курчатовский район
Kurchatov reservoir, Kurchatovsky District
Kurchatov reservoir, Kurchatovsky District
Coat of arms of Kurchatovsky District
Location of Kurchatovsky District in Kursk Oblast
Coordinates: 51°40′N 35°39′E / 51.667°N 35.650°E / 51.667; 35.650Coordinates: 51°40′N 35°39′E / 51.667°N 35.650°E / 51.667; 35.650
CountryRussia
Federal subjectKursk Oblast[1]
Administrative centerKurchatov[1]
Area
 • Total678 km2 (262 sq mi)
Population
 • Total18,021
 • Estimate 
(2018)[4]
18,544 (+2.9%)
 • Density27/km2 (69/sq mi)
 • Urban
56.1%
 • Rural
43.9%
Administrative structure
 • Administrative divisions2 Work settlements, 10 Selsoviets
 • Inhabited localities[1]2 Urban-type settlements[5], 55 Rural localities
Municipal structure
 • Municipally incorporated asKurchatovsky Municipal District[6]
 • Municipal divisions[6]2 Urban settlements, 6 Rural settlements
Time zoneUTC+3 (MSK Edit this on Wikidata[7])
OKTMO ID38621000
Website12.rkursk.ru

GeographyEdit

Kurchatovsky District is located in the west central region of Kursk Oblast. The terrain is hilly plain on the Orel-Kursk plateau of the Central Russian Upland. The main river in the district is the Seym River. The district surrounds the city of Kurchatov, and is 25 km west of the city of Kursk and 460 km southwest of Moscow The area measures 50 km (north-south), and 20 km (west-east). The administrative center is the town of Kurchatov, Russia[2]

The district is bordered on the north by Konyshyovsky District, on the east by Oktyabrsky District, on the south by Bolshesoldatsky District, and on the west by Lgovsky District.

Administrative and municipal statusEdit

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Kurchatovsky District is one of the twenty-eight in the oblast.[1] The town of Kurchatov serves as its administrative center, despite being incorporated separately as a town of oblast significance—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts.[1]

As a municipal division, the district is incorporated as Kurchatovsky Municipal District.[6] The town of oblast significance of Kurchatov is incorporated separately from the district as Kurchatov Urban Okrug.[6]

ReferencesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Resolution #489
  2. ^ a b c "General Information" (in Russian). Kurchatovsky District. Retrieved August 31, 2016.
  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. ^ The count of urban-type settlements may include the work settlements, the resort settlements, the suburban (dacha) settlements, as well as urban-type settlements proper.
  6. ^ a b c d e Law #48-ZKO
  7. ^ "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). 3 June 2011. Retrieved 19 January 2019.
  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.

SourcesEdit

  • Губернатор Курской области. Постановление №489 от 6 ноября 2008 г. «Об утверждении реестра административно-территориальных единиц населённых пунктов Курской области», в ред. Постановления №26-пг от 29 января 2013 г. «О внесении изменений и дополнений в Постановление Губернатора Курской области от 06.11.2008 №489 "Об утверждении реестра административно-территориальных единиц населённых пунктов Курской области"». Вступил в силу 6 ноября 2008 г. (Governor of Kursk Oblast. Resolution #489 of November 6, 2008 On the Adoption of the Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Units and Inhabited Localities of Kursk Oblast, as amended by the Resolution #26-pg of January 29, 2013 On Amending and Supplementing Resolution #489 of the Governor of Kursk Oblast of November 6, 2008 "On the Adoption of the Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Units and Inhabited Localities of Kursk Oblast". Effective as of November 6, 2008.).
  • Курская областная Дума. Закон №48-ЗКО от 21 октября 2004 г. «О муниципальных образованиях Курской области», в ред. Закона №65-ЗКО от 23 августа 2011 г. «О внесении изменений и дополнений в Закон Курской области "О границах муниципальных образований Курской области", Закон Курской области "О муниципальных образованиях Курской области"». Вступил в силу со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Курская правда", №214, 30 октября 2004 г. (Kursk Oblast Duma. Law #48-ZKO of October 21, 2004 On the Municipal Formations of Kursk Oblast, as amended by the Law #65-ZKO of August 23, 2011 On Amending and Supplementing the Law of Kursk Oblast "On the Borders of the Municipal Formations of Kursk Oblast", Law of Kursk Oblast "On the Municipal Formations of Kursk Oblast". Effective as of the day of the official publication.).

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