Maskowski District

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Maskowski (Маскоўскі)
Moskovsky (Московский)
District of Minsk
Independence Square
Independence Square

Coat of arms
Location of Maskowski (Маскоўскі)  Moskovsky (Московский)
Country Belarus Belarus
Voblast Flag of Minsk Voblast.svg Minsk
Municipality Coat of Arms of Minsk, Belarus.png Minsk
Government
 • Local governor Dukor Evgeny Michailovich
Area
 • Total 30 km2 (10 sq mi)
Population (2009) 270,240
 • Density 9,008/km2 (23,330/sq mi)
District number 8
Website Official website

Maskowski District (Belarusian: Маскоўскі, Russian: Московский, Moskovsky Raion), is an adiministrative subdivision of the city of Minsk, Belarus. It was named after the city of Moscow.[1]

Geography[edit]

The district is situated in central and south-western area of the city and borders with the raions Frunzyenski, Tsentralny, Lyeninski and Kastrychnitski.

Transport[edit]

Maskowski is served by subway and tramway networks. It is also crossed by the beltway "MKAD".

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Russian) Moskovsky Raion, Minsk administration website

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 53°57′04″N 27°30′37″E / 53.9510°N 27.5102°E / 53.9510; 27.5102