Kingiseppsky Destrict

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Kingiseppsky District
Кингисеппский район (Roushie)
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Kingiseppsky Destrict (Roushie: Кингисеппский райо́н) is an admeenistrative destrict (raion), ane o the 17 in Leningrad Oblast, Roushie. The aurie o the destrict is 2,990 square kilometers (1,150 sq mi). Its admeenistrative center is the toun o Kingisepp. Population: 81,912 (2002 Census); 84,035 (1989 Census).[2]

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Locatit in the wastren portion o the destrict. Borders wi Estonie in the wast, Lomonosovsky Destrict in the northeast, Volosovsky Destrict in the east an Slantsevsky Destrict in the sooth. Washed bi Gulf o Finland in the north an northwast. Its territory is maistly flat wi altitude rangin frae 0 tae 150 m abuin sea level. The destrict haes deposits o phosphorite, biggin saund, gless saund an diatomaceous earth (abrasive). Main rivers include Luga, Narva an Plyussa Rivers; thare an aw Narva Reservoir in the soothren portion o the destrict. Significant portion o the territory is arable lands.

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

Destrict’s population accordin 2011 is 77,840.[3] Urban population is 75.42%. Aboot 62% o destrict’s population live in toun o Kingisepp.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Economy based on chemical, gless an fuid industries. An aw presentit clothin industry, ferrous metallurgy, biggin materials production. Agricultur specializes in dairy cattle.

Attractions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Main attraction include Yam fortress an museum o local history in Kingisepp, the museum o Izhorians in the locality o Vistino an Ivangorod Fortress in the toun o Ivangorod.

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  1. Правительство Российской Федерации. Федеральный закон №107-ФЗ от 3 июня 2011 г. «Об исчислении времени», в ред. Федерального закона №271-ФЗ от 03 июля 2016 г. «О внесении изменений в Федеральный закон "Об исчислении времени"». Вступил в силу по истечении шестидесяти дней после дня официального опубликования (6 августа 2011 г.). Опубликован: "Российская газета", №120, 6 июня 2011 г. (Govrenment o the Roushie Federation. Federal Law #107-FZ of Juin 31, 2011 On Calculatin Time, as amended by the Federal Law #271-FZ of Julie 03, 2016 On Amendin Federal Law "On Calculatin Time". Effective as of efter saxty days follaein the day o the offeecial publication.).
  2. Demoscope Weekly (1989). "Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. Численность наличного населения союзных и автономных республик, автономных областей и округов, краёв, областей, районов, городских поселений и сёл-райцентров" [Aw Union Population Census o 1989: Present Population o Union an Autonomous Republics, Autonomous Oblasts an Okrugs, Krais, Oblasts, Destricts, Urban Settlements, an Veelages Servin as Destrict Admeenistrative Centres]. Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 года [Aw-Union Population Census o 1989] (in Roushie). Институт демографии Национального исследовательского университета: Высшая школа экономики [Institute o Demografie at the Naitional Resairch Varsity: Heicher Schuil o Economics]. Retrieved August 9, 2014. 
  3. Оценка численности постоянного населения Ленинградской области на 1 января 2011 года

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