Northern Administrative Okrug

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Northern Administrative Okrug
Северный административный округ
Administrative okrug
Flag of Northern Administrative Okrug
Flag
Coat of arms of Northern Administrative Okrug
Coat of arms
Northern Administrative Okrug in Moscow
Northern Administrative Okrug in Moscow
Coordinates: 55°50′N 37°31′E / 55.833°N 37.517°E / 55.833; 37.517Coordinates: 55°50′N 37°31′E / 55.833°N 37.517°E / 55.833; 37.517
Country Russia
Federal city Moscow
Districts[2] 16[1]
Government
 • Prefect[citation needed] Vladislav Bazanchuk[citation needed]
Area[citation needed]
 • Total 109.9 km2 (42.4 sq mi)
Population (2010 Census)[3]
 • Total 1,100,974
Website http://sao.mos.ru

Northern Administrative Okrug (Russian: Се́верный администрати́вный о́круг, Severny administrativny okrug), or Severny Administrative Okrug, is one of the twelve high-level territorial divisions (administrative okrugs) of the federal city of Moscow, Russia.[2] As of the 2010 Census, its population was 1,100,974,[3] down from 1,112,846 recorded during the 2002 Census.[1]

Territorial divisions[edit]

The administrative okrug comprises the following sixteen districts:[1]

Vodny Stadion—a territorial unit with special status—used to be a part of the administrative okrug as well.[citation needed]

Economy[edit]

Over a thousand medium-sized and large businesses and almost eighteen thousand small businesses operate in Northern Administrative Okrug.[citation needed] They include construction material, engineering, food production, light industry, jewelery design, and printing operations.[4]

Offices of many of Russia's aviation companies are housed in the administrative okrug.[4] The aviation companies Irkut, Ilyushin, and Yakovlev have their head offices in Aeroport District. The aviation companies Mikoyan (MiG) and Sukhoi have their head offices in Begovoy District. The administrative okrug also houses the Dementyev Moscow Aviation Plant and the Rumyantsev Moscow Aviation Plant.[4] Nordwind Airlines has its head office within Sheremetyevo International Airport in Molzhaninovsky District.

Education[edit]

The New Humanitarian School, a private school, is located in Aeroport District.

Coat of arms[edit]

The narrow silver belt symbolizes the Moscow Canal, which passes through the territory of the administrative okrug. The two golden wings symbolize air traffic and the Sheremetyevo International Airport. The silver eight-pointed star represents Polaris and points to the northern location of the administrative okrug in Moscow. The gold and silver sails of the ship symbolize the river transport. The silver horses represent the racetrack. Finally, the silver Corinthian style columns represent the porticos of the Central Moscow Hippodrome.

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  • Московская городская Дума. Закон №13-47 от 5 июля 1995 г. «О территориальном делении города Москвы», в ред. Закона №38 от 26 июня 2013 г. «О внесении изменений в статью 4 Закона города Москвы от 5 июля 1995 г. №13-47 "О территориальном делении города Москвы" и Закон города Москвы от 15 октября 2003 года №59 "О наименованиях и границах внутригородских муниципальных образований в городе Москве"». Вступил в силу с момента опубликования. Опубликован: "Вестник Мэрии Москвы", №14, июль 1995. (Moscow City Duma. Law #13-47 of July 5, 1995 On the Territorial Division of the City of Moscow, as amended by the Law #38 of June 26, 2013 On Amending Article 4 of the Law of the City of Moscow of July 5, 1995 #13-47 "On the Territorial Division of the City of Moscow" and the Law of the City of Moscow of October 15, 2003 #59 "On the Names and Borders of the Internal Municipal Formations in the City of Moscow". Effective as of the moment of publication.).