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 cairt o Moscow
Coat o airms o North-Wastren Admeenistrative Okrug

North-Wastren Admeenistrative Okrug, or Severo-Zapadny Admeenistrative Okrug ([Се́веро-За́падный администрати́вный о́круг, Severo-Zapadny administrativny okrug] error: {{lang-xx}}: text has italic markup (help)), is ane o the ten admeenistrative okrugs o Moscow, Roushie. It wis foondit in 1991 an haes an aurie o 107 square kilometer (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 whiles 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 naitural 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 biggit in 1672 an haes been preservit tae this day.[3]

Destricts[eedit | eedit soorce]

The okrug encompasses aicht destricts:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

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  2. Roushie Federal State Stateestics Service (21 Mey 2004). "Численность населения России, субъектов Российской Федерации в составе федеральных округов, районов, городских поселений, сельских населённых пунктов – районных центров и сельских населённых пунктов с населением 3 тысячи и более человек" [Population o Roushie, Its Federal Destricts, Federal Subjects, Destricts, Urban Localities, Rural Localities—Admeenistrative Centres, an Rural Localities wi Population o Ower 3,000] (XLS). Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года [Aw-Roushie Population Census o 2002] (in Roushie).CS1 maint: ref=harv (link) CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  3. (in Roushie)History of the North-Western Administrative Okrug Archived 2008-12-21 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved on October 30, 2009

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