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Usolsky District, Perm Krai

For other places with the same name, see Usolsky District.

Usolsky District
Усольский район (Russian)

Location of Usolsky District in Perm Krai
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Location
Country Russia
Federal subject Perm Krai[1]
Administrative structure (as of August 2012)
Administrative center town of Usolye[1]
Inhabited localities:[1]
Cities/towns 1
Rural localities 73
Municipal structure (as of August 2012)
Municipally incorporated as Usolsky Municipal District[2]
Municipal divisions:[2]
Urban settlements 1
Rural settlements 5
Statistics
Area (municipal district) 4,666 km2 (1,802 sq mi)[3]
Population (2010 Census) 14,232 inhabitants[4]
- Urban 40.0%
- Rural 60.0%
Density 3.05 /km2 (7.9 /sq mi)[5]
Time zone YEKT (UTC+06:00)[6]
Established August 1940[3]

Usolsky District (Russian: Усо́льский райо́н) is an administrative district (raion) of Perm Krai, Russia; one of the thirty-three in the krai.[1] As a municipal division, it is incorporated as Usolsky Municipal District.[2] It is located in the center of the krai. The area of the district is 4,666 square kilometers (1,802 sq mi).[3] Its administrative center is the town of Usolye.[1] Population: 13,398 (2002 Census);[7] 16,265 (1989 Census).[8] The population of Usolye accounts for 40.0% of the district's total population.[4]

Geography

About 70% of the district's territory is covered by forests, mostly coniferous.[3]

History

The district was established in August 1940 as Voroshilovsky District.[3] Present name was given to it in 1957.

Demographics

Ethnic composition (according to the 2002 Census):[3]

Economy

The economy of the district is based on forestry and timber industry, production of furniture, and agriculture.

References

Notes

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  • 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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