Kursky District, Kursk Oblast

Kursky District (Russian: Ку́рский райо́н) is an administrative[1] and municipal[5] 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 1,657.29 square kilometers (639.88 sq mi).[2] Its administrative center is the city of Kursk (which is not administratively a part of the district).[1] Population: 54,778 (2010 Census);[3] 56,494 (2002 Census);[7] 56,701 (1989 Census).[8]

Kursky District
Курский район
Western facade of the palace in Mokwa, Kursky District
Western facade of the palace in Mokwa, Kursky District
Coat of arms of Kursky District
Location of Kursky District in Kursk Oblast
Coordinates: 51°44′N 36°11′E / 51.733°N 36.183°E / 51.733; 36.183Coordinates: 51°44′N 36°11′E / 51.733°N 36.183°E / 51.733; 36.183
CountryRussia
Federal subjectKursk Oblast[1]
Administrative centerKursk[1]
Area
 • Total1,620 km2 (630 sq mi)
Population
 • Total54,778
 • Estimate 
(2018)[4]
57,720 (+5.4%)
 • Density34/km2 (88/sq mi)
 • Urban
0%
 • Rural
100%
Administrative structure
 • Administrative divisions21 Selsoviets
 • Inhabited localities[1]192 Rural localities
Municipal structure
 • Municipally incorporated asKursky Municipal District[5]
 • Municipal divisions[5]0 Urban settlements, 17 Rural settlements
Time zoneUTC+3 (MSK Edit this on Wikidata[6])
OKTMO ID38620000
Websitehttp://kurskr.rkursk.ru/

GeographyEdit

 
Seym valley, Kursky District

Kursky District is located in the center of Kursk Oblast. The terrain is hilly plain; the district lies on the Orel-Kursk plateau of the Central Russian Upland. The main river in the district is the Seym River, which flows east to west through the district, joining the Desna River and eventually the Dnieper River in Ukraine. The district surrounds the city of Kursk, which is the administrative center of Kursky District, but not part of it. The district is 430 km southwest of Moscow. The area measures 40 km (north-south), and 50 km (west-east).[2]

The district is bordered on the north by Zolotukhinsky District, on the east by Shchigrovsky District, on the south by Medvensky District, and on the west by Oktyabrsky District.

Administrative and municipal statusEdit

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Kursky District is one of the twenty-eight in the oblast.[1] The city of Kursk serves as its administrative center, despite being incorporated separately as a city 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 Kursky Municipal District.[5] The city of oblast significance of Kursk is incorporated separately from the district as Kursk Urban Okrug.[5]

Administrative division of the districtEdit

The district is divided into 17 administrative units (selsoviets):

Sielsoviet The seat of the unit Number of
localities
Population
(2010)[3]
Area
[km²]
Website
Besedinsky Besedino 23 3131 192.02 besedino.rkursk.ru
Brezhnevsky Verkhnekasinovo 27 1385 159.67 brejnevskiy.rkursk.ru
Kamyshinsky Kamyshi 7 3245 72.28 kamish.rkursk.ru
Klyukvinsky Dolgoye 9 10 603 117.60 klukva.rkursk.ru
Lebyazhensky Cheryomushki 20 3473 138.43 lebajye.rkursk.ru
Mokovsky 1st Mokva 7 3520 45.72 mokva.rkursk.ru
Nizhnemedveditsky Verkhnyaya Medveditsa 16 3317 115.78 nmedvedica.rkursk.ru
Novoposelenovsky 1st Tsvetovo 8 3509 73.14 novoposel.rkursk.ru
Nozdrachevsky Nozdrachevo 4 837 79.81 nozdrachevo.rkursk.ru
Pashkovsky Chaplygina 13 2057 71.47 pashkovskiy.rkursk.ru
Polevskoy Polevaya 15 4003 210.47 polevaya.rkursk.ru
Polyansky Polyanskoye 13 2084 121.72 polanskoe.rkursk.ru
Ryshkovsky Ryshkovo 4 3171 53.69 rishkovo.rkursk.ru
Shchetinsky Shchetinka 10 5869 45.31 shetin.rkursk.ru
Shumakovsky Bolshoye Shumakovo 3 1548 61.61 shumakovo.rkursk.ru
Vinnikovsky 1st Vinnikovo 9 1234 71.44 vinnikovo.rkursk.ru
Voroshnevsky Voroshnevo 3 4706 26.84 voroshnevo.rkursk.ru

There are 191 rural localities within the district, including 4 unpopulated[3] ones:

Locality Original name Sielsoviet Population
(2002)[7]
Coordinates
Nikolayevka Николаевка Brezhnevsky 4 51°54′06″N 35°54′14″E / 51.90167°N 35.90389°E / 51.90167; 35.90389
Stepnoy Степной Lebyazhensky 5 51°34′42″N 36°22′54″E / 51.57833°N 36.38167°E / 51.57833; 36.38167
Tyoply Тёплый Brezhnevsky 9 51°53′50″N 35°57′03″E / 51.89722°N 35.95083°E / 51.89722; 35.95083
Voskresenovka Воскресеновка Brezhnevsky 4 51°55′08″N 35°54′33″E / 51.91889°N 35.90917°E / 51.91889; 35.90917

ReferencesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Resolution #489
  2. ^ a b c "Kursky District". Districts of Kursk. Archived from the original on July 4, 2017. Retrieved September 27, 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d 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 d e Law #48-ZKO
  6. ^ "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). June 3, 2011. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
  7. ^ a b 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.

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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