Pruzhany District

Pruzhany District or Pruzhanski Rayon Belarusian: Пружанскі раён, romanizedPružanski rajon; Russian: Пружа́нский райо́н, romanizedPruzhansky rayon) is district (raion) of Brest Region, in Belarus. Its administrative center is Pruzhany.[5]

Pruzhany District

Пружанскі раён (Belarusian)
Пружа́нский райо́н (Russian)
Coat of arms of Pruzhany District
Coat of arms
Location of Pruzhany District
Country Belarus
RegionFlag of Brest Voblast, Belarus.svg Brest
SeatPruzhany
Government
 • ChairmanMikhail Nikolayevich Kreydich[1]
Area
 • District2,825.91 km2 (1,091.09 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)[3]
 • District47,340
 • Density17/km2 (43/sq mi)
 • Urban
23,297
 • Rural
24,043
Ethnic Composition
 • Belarusian87.49%
 • Russian6.43%
 • Ukrainian3.40%
 • Polish1.85%
 • Other0.83%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Area code(s)1632
Cities1
Rural Councils12
Settlements245
WebsiteOfficial website

DemographicsEdit

At the time of the Belarus Census (2009), Pruzhany Raion had a population of 52,511. Of these, 87.5% were of Belarusian, 6.4% Russian, 3.4% Ukrainian and 1.9% Polish ethnicity. 65.4% spoke Belarusian and 31.7% Russian as their native language.

Administrative DivisionsEdit

The district is subdivided into 1 city and 12 rural councils administering a total of 245 settlements (2 urban and 243 rural).[5]

Name Name (Belarusian) Name (Russian) Type Settlements
Pruzhany Пружаны Пружаны city of rayon subordinance
Velikasyel'ski Велікасельскі Великосельский rural council 13
Zyelyanyevitski Зеляневіцкі Зеленевичский rural council 24
Linawski Лінаўскі Линовский rural council 26
Mokrawski Мокраўскі Мокровский rural council 24
Navazasimavitski Навазасімавіцкі Новозасимовичский rural council 1
Pruzhanski Пружанскі Пружанский rural council 19
Sukhopal'ski Сухопальскі Сухопольский rural council 28
Kharawski Хараўскі Хоревской rural council 20
Shanyawski Шаняўскі Шеневской rural council 19
Shcharchowski Шчарчоўскі Щерчовский rural council 22
Ruzhanski Ружанскі Ружанский rural council 33
Sharashewski Шарашэўскі Шерешевский rural council 16
YearPop.±%
195983,267—    
197079,399−4.6%
197974,141−6.6%
198968,492−7.6%
199964,718−5.5%
2009[4]52,211−19.3%
2017[3]47,340−9.3%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Chairman of the District Executive Committee". www.pruzhany.brest-region.gov.by (in Russian). Retrieved 2018-01-19.
  2. ^ State Property Committee of the Republic of Belarus (1 Jan 2011). "State Land Cadastre of the Republic of Belarus". www.gki.gov.by (in Russian).
  3. ^ a b "Population as of 1 January 2017 and the average annual population in 2016 in the Republic of Belarus by regions, districts, cities, and townships". www.belstat.gov.by (in Russian). Retrieved 2018-01-16.
  4. ^ a b "Final census data of the population of the Republic of Belarus in 2009". census.belstat.gov.by. Retrieved 2018-01-17.
  5. ^ a b "STATEKARTGEOCENTER". www.maps.by. Retrieved 2018-01-17.


Coordinates: 52°33′32″N 24°28′09″E / 52.55889°N 24.46917°E / 52.55889; 24.46917