Soothren Admeenistrative Okrug

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For ither entities cried "Soothren" or "Yuzhny Okrug", see Yuzhny Okrug.

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:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Предварительные итоги Всероссийской переписи населения 2010 года[[Category:Airticles containin non-Scots-leid text]]" [Preliminary results of the 2010 All-Russian Population Census]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года (2010 All-Russia Population Census) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. 2011. Retrieved February 9, 2012.  Wikilink embeddit in URL teetle (help)
  2. "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[[Category:Airticles containin non-Scots-leid text]]" [Population of Russia, its federal districts, federal subjects, districts, urban localities, rural localities—administrative centers, and rural localities with population of over 3,000]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года (All-Russia Population Census of 2002) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. May 21, 2004. Retrieved February 9, 2012.  Wikilink embeddit in URL teetle (help)
  3. About Southern Administrative Okrug Retrieved on October 30, 2009 (Roushie)
  4. (Roushie)History of the Southern Administrative Okrug Retrieved on October 30, 2009

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