Soothren Federal Destrict

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This article is aboot North Caucasian Federal District creatit in 2000 an renamit. For destrict creatit in 2010, see North Caucasian Federal Destrict.
Soothren Federal Destrict
Южный федеральный округ
Federal Destrict o Roushie
Location of the Southern Federal District
Country  Roushie
Established Mey 18, 2000
Admeenistrative Centre Rostov-on-Don
 • Presidential Envoy Vladimir Ustinov
 • Total 418,500 km2 (161,600 sq mi)
Aurie rank 7t
Population (2002)
 • Total 13,856,700
 • Rank 7t
 • Density 33/km2 (86/sq mi)
Federal subjects 6 contained
Economic regions 1 contained

Soothren Federal Destrict (Roushie: Ю́жный федера́льный о́круг, Yuzhny federalny okrug) is ane o the aicht federal destricts o Roushie. Its territory lies maistly on the Pontic-Caspian steppe. Its population wis 13,856,700 (62.4% urban) accordin tae the 2010 Census, livin on an aurie o 589,200 square kilometers (227,500 sq mi). On Januar 19, 2010, the federal destrict wis split in twa, wi its umwhile soothren territories formin new North Caucasian Federal Destrict.[1]

Soothren Federal Destrict wis cried North Caucasian Federal Destrict when it wis foondit in Mey 2000, but wis renamit suin efter for poleetical reasons.

The current Envoy is Vladimir Ustinov, umwhile Juistice Meenister o Roushie.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Federal subjects[eedit | eedit soorce]

Soothren Federal Destrict (prior tae 2010 split)
# Flag Federal subject Caipital/admeenistrative center
1 Flag of Adygea.svg Republic o Adygea Maykop
2 Flag of Astrakhan Oblast.svg Astrakhan Oblast Astrakhan
3 Flag of Volgograd Oblast.svg Volgograd Oblast Volgograd
4 Flag of Kalmykia.svg Republic o Kalmykie Elista
5 Flag of Krasnodar Krai.svg Krasnodar Krai Krasnodar
6 Flag of Rostov Oblast.svg Rostov Oblast Rostov-on-Don

Presidential plenipotentiary envoys[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Viktor Kazantsev (May 18, 2000 – March 9, 2004)
  2. Vladimir Yakovlev (March 9, 2004 – September 13, 2004)
  3. Dmitry Kozak (September 13, 2004 – September 24, 2007)
  4. Grigory Rapota (September 24, 2007 – May 12, 2008)
  5. Vladimir Ustinov (May 12, 2008 – Present)

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Президент Российской Федерации. Указ №849 от 13 мая 2000 г. «О полномочном представителе Президента Российской Федерации в федеральном округе». Вступил в силу 13 мая 2000 г. Опубликован: "Собрание законодательства РФ", №20, ст. 2112, 15 мая 2000 г. (President of the Russian Federation. Decree #849 of May 13, 2000 On the Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in a Federal District. Effective as of May 13, 2000.).

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