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Solikamsky District

Solikamsky District
Соликамский район (Russian)

Location of Solikamsky District in Perm Krai
Flag
Location
Country Russia
Federal subject Perm Krai[1]
Administrative structure (as of November 2011)
Administrative center town of Solikamsk[1]
Inhabited localities:[1]
Rural localities 59
Municipal structure (as of December 2011)
Municipally incorporated as Solikamsky Municipal District[2]
Municipal divisions:[2]
Urban settlements 0
Rural settlements 7
Statistics
Area (municipal district) 5,421 km2 (2,093 sq mi)[3]
Population (2010 Census) 17,165 inhabitants[4]
- Urban 0%
- Rural 100%
Density 3.17 /km2 (8.2 /sq mi)[5]
Time zone YEKT (UTC+06:00)[6]
Established 1924 (first)[3]
1938 (second)
[3]
Official website

Solikamsky District (Russian: Солика́мский райо́н) is an administrative district (raion), one of the thirty-three in Perm Krai, Russia.[1] Within the framework of municipal divisions, it is incorporated as Solikamsky Municipal District.[2] It is located in the northern central part of the krai. The area of the district is 5,421 square kilometers (2,093 sq mi).[3] Its administrative center is the town of Solikamsk (which is not administratively a part of the district).[1] Population: 18,333 (2002 Census);[7] 19,450 (1989 Census).[8]

Geography

About 80% of the district's territory is covered by forests, mostly coniferous.

History

The district was established in 1924, but was abolished between 1930 and 1938.[3] In October 1938, it became a part of Perm Oblast.[3]

Administrative and municipal status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Solikamsky District is one of the thirty-three in the krai.[1] The town of Solikamsk serves as its administrative center, despite being incorporated separately as a town of krai significance—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts.[1]

As a municipal division, the district is incorporated as Solikamsky Municipal District.[2] The town of krai significance of Solikamsk is incorporated separately from the district as Solikamsk Urban Okrug.[9]

Demographics

Ethnic composition (as of the 2002 Census):[3]

Economy

The economy of the district is based on agriculture and forestry.

References

Notes

Sources

  • Законодательное собрание Пермской области. Закон №416-67 от 28 февраля 1996 г. «Об административно-территориальном устройстве Пермского края», в ред. Закона №84-ПК от 28 августа 2012 г. «О внесении изменений в отдельные Законы Пермской области, Коми-Пермяцкого автономного округа». Вступил в силу с момента опубликования. Опубликован: "Звезда", №38, 12 марта 1996 г. (Legislative Assembly of Perm Oblast. Law #416-67 of February 28, 1996 On the Administrative-Territorial Structure of Perm Krai, as amended by the Law #84-PK of August 28, 2012 On Amending Various Laws of Perm Oblast, Komi-Permyak Autonomous Okrug. Effective as of the moment of publication.).

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