Soothren Admeenistrative Okrug

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Coordinates: 55°38′N 37°40′E / 55.633°N 37.667°E / 55.633; 37.667

Soothren Admeenistrative Okrug on the map o Moscow

Soothren Admeenistrative Okrug, or Yuzhny Admeenistrative Okrug (Roushie: Ю́жный администрати́вный о́круг‎), is ane o the ten admeenistrative okrugs o Moscow. It wis foondit in 1991 an haes an aurie o 132 square kilometers (51 sq mi). District's population: 1,703,892 (2010 Census preliminary results);[1] 1,593,065 (2002 Census).[2]

The okrug is bordered bi Leninsky Avenue in the north, the Moscow Ring Road in the sooth, bi the valley o the Moskva River in the east, an bi the river valley an a pairt o Kotlovka Bitsevsky forest in the wast.[3]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Danilov Monastery Cathedral

The territory that comprises modren Soothren Admeenistrative Okrug attractit settlers frae time immemorial, even in spite o the fact that it haes historically been an unsafe aurie whaur enemies wad attack first. In order tae protect the borders, pouerful monasteries wur built. The first o them wis Danilov Monastery, foondit in 1271 bi Prince Daniil o Moscow.

In 1593, the Donskoy Monastery wis established tae commemorate the victory ower Khan Kazi-Girei. Near the monastery, alang the roads o the veelages an hamlets, began tae emerge Verkhniye an Nizhniye Kotly, Sadovniki, Nagatino, Kotlyakovo, Chertanovo, Annino, Biryulyovo, Tsaritsyno, Borisova, Orekhovo, an ithers. Aw o these names are preservit the day in the okrug. Kolomna wis ane o the first veelages tae appear in the aurie. Urban development in the aurie began tae emerge later in the 16t–17t centuries alang wi the airchitectural ensemble Kolomenskoye.

The day the okrug encompasses airchitectur kent aroond the warld, such as the Kirk o the Ascension, which is leetit bi UNESCO as a Warld Heritage Steid.[4]

Destricts[eedit | eedit soorce]

The okrug is dividit intae saxteen destricts:

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