Simferopol Raion

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Simferopol Raion
Сімферопольський район
Raion
Official seal of Simferopol Raion
Seal
Raion location within Crimea
Raion location within Crimea
Country Disputed:
Republic Crimea
Capital Simferopol
Subdivisions
Area
 • Total 1,753 km2 (677 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 158,375
 • Density 90/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone MSK (UTC+4)
Dialing code +380-652

Simferopol Raion (Ukrainian: Сімферопольський район, Russian: Симферопольский район, Crimean Tatar: Aqmescit rayonı) is one of the 25 regions of the Crimean peninsula, currently subject to a territorial dispute between the Russian Federation and Ukraine. The administrative center of the raion is the city of Simferopol which is incorporated as a town of republican significance and is not a part of the district. The Simferopol Raion is situated in the central part of the peninsula. Population: 158,375 (2013 population estimate)[1].

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2001 All-Ukrainian Census the population of the region was 149,253 persons. The population showed the following ethnic groups:[2]

Population as of May 1, 2012 was 157,589.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України" (in Ukrainian). State Service of Statistics. Retrieved 6 May 2014. 
  2. ^ Дністрянський М. С. Етнополітична географія України. Львів: Літопис, 2006. С.452-453.

Coordinates: 44°57′07″N 34°06′08″E / 44.9519°N 34.1022°E / 44.9519; 34.1022