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Gulripsh Destrict
Гәылрыҧшь араион
გულრიფშის რაიონი
Destrict
Dranda Cathedral is ane o the auldest in Abkhazie
Location o Gulripsh Destrict in Abkhazie
Kintra  Georgie
Independent state  Abkhazie[1]
Caipital Gulripsh
Government
 • Govrenor Timur Eshba
Area
 • Total 1,835 km2 (708 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 19,918
 • Density 11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Time zone MSK (UTC+3)

Gulripsh Destrict (Georgie: გულრიფშის რაიონი, Abkhaz: Гәылрыҧшь араион) is a destrict o Abkhazie, Georgie’s breakawa republic. It corresponds tae the eponymous Georgie destrict. Its capital is Gulripsh, the toun bi the same name. Till the August 2008 Battle o the Kodori Valley, the north-eastren pairt o Gulripsh destrict wis pairt o Upper Abkhazie, the corner o Abkhazie controlled bi Georgie till the Battle o the Kodori Valley durin the August 2008 Sooth Ossetie War. Upper Abkhazie wis hame tae 1,956 o the destrict's 19,918 inhabitants, maist o whom wur ethnic Svans (a subgroub o the Georgie fowk).[2] Maist o these fled afore the battle an hae not yet returned.

O note is the Dranda Cathedral sittin ower a shrine built bi Justinian in 551. The medieval principality o Dal-Tsabal wis centered in the destrict. Abkhazia's main airport, Sukhumi Babushara Airport, is locatit in Gulripsh Destrict an aw.

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 18 Dizember 2002, Preses Ardzinba released Adgur Kharazia as Admeenistration Heid an appointit him as Meenister for Agricultur an Fuid.[3]

On 16 Juin 2003, President Ardzinba appointed Tamaz Gogia as Admeenistration Heid.[4] In the beginnin o 2004, Destrict offeecials stayed awa frae wirk in protest o wha they perceivit as rudeness frae Gogia. In response, Gogia appleed for resignation which Preses Ardzinba acquestit tae on 10 Februar.[5]

On 24 Mairch 2005, newly electit Preses Sergei Bagapsh replacit Admeenistration Heid Aslan Baratelia wi Mikhail Logua.[6] In the 2011 Presidential election, Logua successfully ran for Vice Preses alangside Alexander Ankvab. He wis succeedit on 14 Dizember bi Timur Eshba, who haed previously been Deputy Heid.[7]

Leet o heids o the admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

# Name Frae Till Preses Comments
Adgur Kharazia 1993 [8] 26 November 1994
26 November 1994 18 Dizember 2002 [3] Vladislav Ardzinba
Tamaz Gogia 16 Juin 2003 [4] 10 Februar 2004 [5]
Aslan Baratelia Februar 2004 24 March 2005 [6]
Mikhail Logua 24 Mairch 2005 [6] 29 Mey 2011 Sergei Bagapsh
29 Mey 2011 26 September 2011 Alexander Ankvab
Timur Eshba 14 Dizember 2011 [7] Present

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae 2003 census, the population o the destrict includit:[2]

  • Armenies (47.5%)
  • Abkhaz (24.5%)
  • Georgies (13.7%)
  • Roushies (12.1%)
  • Greeks (0.6%)

Dounsets[eedit | eedit soorce]

The destrict's main dounsets are:

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Template:Abkhazie-note
  2. 2.0 2.1 2003 (2002) Census results
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Новые назначения в правительстве Абхазии". Caucasian Knot (in Russian). 18 December 2002. Retrieved 18 April 2011. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Выпуск № 121". Apsnypress. 16 June 2003. Retrieved 20 January 2012. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 Kuchuberia, Anzhela (10 February 2004). "Президент Абхазии освободил Тамаза Гогия от обязанностей главы администрации Гулрипшского района". Caucasian Knot. Retrieved 20 January 2012. 
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Bagapsh, Sergei (24 March 2005). "О главе Администрации Гулрыпшского района". Administration of the President of the Republic of Abkhazia. Retrieved 20 January 2012. 
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Тимур Эшба назначен главой администрации Гульрипшского района". Apsnypress. 15 December 2011. Retrieved 30 December 2011. 
  8. "Харазия Адгур Рафетович". People's Assembly - Parliament of the Republic of Abkhazia. Retrieved 11 December 2012. 

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