Kirovske Raion

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Kirovske Raion
Кіровський район
Raion
Agarmysh, Kirovsky District
Agarmysh, Kirovsky District
Flag of Kirovske Raion
Flag
Official seal of Kirovske Raion
Seal
Raion location within Crimea
Raion location within Crimea
Country Disputed:
Republic Crimea
Capital Kirovske
Subdivisions
Area
 • Total 1,208 km2 (466 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 50,834
 • Density 42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone MSK (UTC+3)
Dialing code +380-6555
Website kirovskiy.rk.gov.ru

Kirovske Raion (Ukrainian: Кіровський район, Russian: Кировский район, Crimean Tatar: İslâm Terek rayonı) is one of the 25 regions of Crimea, currently subject to a territorial dispute between the Russian Federation and Ukraine. The raion's administrative centre is the urban-type settlement of Kirovske. Population: 50,834 (2014 Census).[1]

The raion is located in the eastern part of the republic. The southern part of the raion is occupied with the foothills, while the northern one is situated in the Crimean steppe. The North-Crimean channel (the main waterway of northern Crimea supplying the republic with water from the Dnieper river) is going through the region.

The raion is famous for the historical town of Stary Krym.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Russian Federal State Statistics Service (2014). "Таблица 1.3. Численность населения Крымского федерального округа, городских округов, муниципальных районов, городских и сельских поселений" [Table 1.3. Population of Crimean Federal District, Its Urban Okrugs, Municipal Districts, Urban and Rural Settlements]. Федеральное статистическое наблюдение «Перепись населения в Крымском федеральном округе». ("Population Census in Crimean Federal District" Federal Statistical Examination) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved January 4, 2016. 

Coordinates: 45°13′25″N 35°12′19″E / 45.22361°N 35.20528°E / 45.22361; 35.20528