North-Wastren Admeenistrative Okrug

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Coordinates: 55°49′N 37°26′E / 55.817°N 37.433°E / 55.817; 37.433

North-Wastren Admeenistrative Okrug on the map o Moscow
Coat o airms o North-Wastren Admeenistrative Okrug

North-Wastren Admeenistrative Okrug, or Severo-Zapadny Admeenistrative Okrug (Roushie: Се́веро-За́падный администрати́вный о́круг, Severo-Zapadny administrativny okrug‎), is ane o the ten admeenistrative okrugs o Moscow, Roushie. It wis foondit in 1991 an haes an aurie o 107 square kilometers (41 sq mi). Population: 924,419 (2010 Census preliminary results);[1] 779,965 (2002 Census).[2]

Its borders wi Northren an Central Admeenistrative Okrugs in the east an passes bi the Khimki Reservoir an the Moscow District Railway. In the sooth, it borders wi Wastren Admeenistrative Okrug an the bed o the Moskva River.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The North-Wastren Admeenistrative Okrug wis formit in 1991 frae Tushinsky an Khoroshevsky Destricts o Moscow. The okrug is sometimes referred tae as "the lungs o the caipital", as it is surroondit bi the Khimki Reservoir, the Moskva River, an the Moscow Canal, an aboot 46% o its territory is covered bi natural features.

Till the beginnin o the 20t century, wha is nou the admeenistrative okrug's territory wis hame tae peasant settlements in the nearest Moscow suburbs: Spas, Tushino, Strogino, Streshnevo, Khoroshevo, Shchukino, an ithers, which wur incorporatit intae the bundaries o the ceety ower the last fifty years. Mony historical an cultural monuments reside athin the okrug, such as Trinity Kirk (in Khoroshyovo), as well as the stane kirk o the Vladimir Icon o the Mither o God, which wis built in 1672 an haes been preservit tae this day.[3]

Destricts[eedit | eedit soorce]

The okrug encompasses aicht destricts:

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