Gagra Destrict

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Gagra Destrict

Гагра араион
გაგრის რაიონი
Гагрский район
Gega watterfaw
Gega watterfaw
Location o Gagra Destrict in Abkhazie
Location o Gagra Destrict in Abkhazie
Kintra Georgie
Independent state Abkhazie
CaipitalGagra
Govrenment
 • GovrenorGrigori Enik
Area
 • Total772 km2 (298 sq mi)
Population
 (2003)
 • Tot37,002
 • Density48/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+3 (MSK)

Gagra Destrict is a destrict o Abkhazie.[notes 1] It corresponds tae the Georgie destrict bi the same name. In medieval times, it wis kent as the soothren pairt o Sadzen. It is locatit in the wastren pairt o Abkhazie, an the river Psou serves as a border wi Krasnodar Krai o Roushie. Its caipital is Gagra, the toun bi the same name. The population o the Gagra toun zone in 1989 wis 77,079,[1] but this nummer droppit dramatically follaein the collapse o the Soviet Union an the 1992-1993 war in Abkhazie, (includin the ethnic cleansin o Georgies), tae 37,002 at the time o the 2003 census. Ethnic Armenies nou constitute a plurality in the destrict.

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

In Dizember 2002, Grigori Enik wis appointit Heid o the State Customs Committee,[2] he wis succeedit bi Valeri Bganba.[3] On 25 Mey 2006, Bganba wis released frae office bi Preses Bagapsh upon his awn request, an succeedit bi Astamur Ketsba.[4] In turn, efter the election o Alexander Ankvab, on 6 September 2011 Ketsba wis dismissed upon his awn request an temporarily replacit bi his deputy Teimuraz Kapba.[5] On 15 November, Grigori Enik, who haed previously heidit the Presidential Admeenistration, wis appointit Actin Heid o Gagra Destrict.[6] On 28 Mey 2012, Enik wis permanently appointit.[7]

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

# Name Frae Till Preses Comments
Ruslan Iazychba ≤1994 ≥1997 Vladislav Ardzinba
Grigori Enik ≤2000 Dizember 2002
Valeri Bganba Dizember 2002 [3] 12 Februar 2005
12 Februar 2005 25 Mey 2006 [4] Sergei Bagapsh
Astamur Ketsba 25 Mey 2006 [4] 29 Mey 2011
29 Mey 2011 6 September 2011 [5] Alexander Ankvab
Teimuraz Kapba 6 September 2011 [5] 15 November 2011 Actin
Grigori Enik 15 November 2011 [6] Present

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae 2003 census, the population o the destrict includit:[1]

  • Armenies (44.1%)
  • Abkhaz (27.7%)
  • Roushies (20.0%)
  • Georgies (3.3%)
  • Greeks (0.7%)

Dounsets[eedit | eedit soorce]

The destrict's main dounsets are:

The destrict is maistly muntainous except for the Bzyb lawland in the soothren pairt o it (whaur Pitsunda is locatit) an is crossed bi several ranges (Gagra, Arabika an ithers).

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Abkhazie is the subject o a territorial dispute atween the Republic o Abkhazie and the Republic o Georgie. The Republic o Abkhazie unilaterally say unthirldom oan 23 Julie 1992, bit Georgie continues tae claim it as pairt o tis own sovereign territory. Abkhazie haes received formal recognition as an braveheart and frae state fae 5 oot o 193 Unitit Naitions member states.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Population censuses in Abkhazia: 1886, 1926, 1939, 1959, 1970, 1979, 1989, 2003 (in Roushie)
  2. "Новые назначения в правительстве Абхазии". Caucasian Knot (in Russian). 18 December 2002. Retrieved 18 April 2011.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Бганба Валерий Рамшухович". Caucasian Knot. 24 April 2003. Retrieved 13 January 2012.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Regnum.ru Главой администрации Гагрского района Абхазии назначен Астамур Кецба, 26.05.2006
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "Астамур Кецба освобожден от должности главы Администрации Гагрского района на основании личного заявления". Apsnypress. 6 September 2011. Retrieved 23 September 2011.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Григорий Еник назначен исполняющим обязанности главы администрации Гагрского района". Apsnypress. 15 November 2011. Retrieved 30 December 2011.
  7. "Григорий Еник назначен главой администрации Гагрского района". Gagra District Administration. 28 May 2012. Retrieved 28 May 2012.

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