Gulripsh Destrict

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Gulripsh Destrict

Гәылрыҧшь араион
გულრიფშის რაიონი
Dranda Cathedral is ane o the auldest in Abkhazie
Dranda Cathedral is ane o the auldest in Abkhazie
Location o Gulripsh Destrict in Abkhazie
Location o Gulripsh Destrict in Abkhazie
Kintra Georgie
Independent state Abkhazie[1]
CaipitalGulripsh
Govrenment
 • GovrenorTimur Eshba
Area
 • Total1835 km2 (708 sq mi)
Population
 (2003)
 • Total19,918
 • Density11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+3 (MSK)

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 Mairch 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. 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 on 23 Julie 1992, bit Georgie continues tae claim it as pairt o tis own sovereign territory. Abkhazie haes received formal recognition as an unthirlit and frae state fae 7 oot o 193 Unitit Naitions member states (wi 1 later withdrawal).

  2. a b 2003 (2002) Census results
  3. a b "Новые назначения в правительстве Абхазии". Caucasian Knot (in Russian). 18 December 2002. Retrieved 18 Apryle 2011.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  4. a b "Выпуск № 121". Apsnypress. 16 Juin 2003. Retrieved 20 Januar 2012.
  5. a b Kuchuberia, Anzhela (10 Februar 2004). "Президент Абхазии освободил Тамаза Гогия от обязанностей главы администрации Гулрипшского района". Caucasian Knot. Retrieved 20 Januar 2012.
  6. a b c Bagapsh, Sergei (24 Mairch 2005). "О главе Администрации Гулрыпшского района". Administration of the President of the Republic of Abkhazia. Retrieved 20 Januar 2012.[deid airtin]
  7. a b "Тимур Эшба назначен главой администрации Гульрипшского района". Apsnypress. 15 December 2011. Archived frae the original on 1 Juin 2012. Retrieved 30 December 2011.
  8. "Харазия Адгур Рафетович". People's Assembly - Parliament of the Republic of Abkhazia. Archived frae the original on 3 Mairch 2016. Retrieved 11 December 2012.

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