Shchuchye, Shchuchansky District, Kurgan Oblast

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Shchuchye

Щучье
Flag of Shchuchye
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Coat of arms of Shchuchye
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Location of Shchuchye
Shchuchye is located in Russia
Shchuchye
Shchuchye
Location of Shchuchye
Shchuchye is located in Kurgan Oblast
Shchuchye
Shchuchye
Shchuchye (Kurgan Oblast)
Coordinates: 55°13′N 62°45′E / 55.217°N 62.750°E / 55.217; 62.750Coordinates: 55°13′N 62°45′E / 55.217°N 62.750°E / 55.217; 62.750
CountryRussia
Federal subjectKurgan Oblast[1]
Administrative districtShchuchansky District[1]
Town under district jurisdictionShchuchye[1]
Known since1750
Town status since1945[2]
Area
 • Total35 km2 (14 sq mi)
Elevation
165 m (541 ft)
Population
 • Total10,973
 • Estimate 
(2018)[4]
9,711 (-11.5%)
 • Density310/km2 (810/sq mi)
 • Capital ofShchuchansky District[1], Shchuchye Town Under District Jurisdiction[1]
 • Municipal districtShchuchansky Municipal District[5]
 • Urban settlementShchuchye Urban Settlement[5]
 • Capital ofShchuchansky Municipal District[5], Shchuchye Urban Settlement[5]
Time zoneUTC+5 (MSK+2 Edit this on Wikidata[6])
Postal code(s)[7]
641010
OKTMO ID37644101001
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Shchuchye (Russian: Щу́чье) is a town and the administrative center of Shchuchansky District in Kurgan Oblast, Russia, located on Lake Shchuchye, 180 kilometers (110 mi) west of Kurgan, the administrative center of the oblast. Population: 10,973 (2010 Census);[3] 10,602 (2002 Census);[8] 11,094 (1989 Census).[9]

History[edit]

It has been known since 1750 as a selo and was granted town status in 1945.[2]

Administrative and municipal status[edit]

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Shchuchye serves as the administrative center of Shchuchansky District.[1] As an administrative division, it is incorporated within Shchuchansky District as Shchuchye Town Under District Jurisdiction.[1] As a municipal division, Shchuchye Town Under District Jurisdiction is incorporated within Shchuchansky Municipal District as Shchuchye Urban Settlement.[5]

Military[edit]

About 14% of Russian chemical weapons were stored at Shchuchye.[10] However under the Chemical Weapons Convention a new facility to destroy these chemical weapons was opened there in May 2009,[11] with the financial help of the United Kingdom, Sweden and the Czech Republic, [12] as well as the US-supported Nunn-Lugar program.[13] The destruction and decontamination of the Shchuchye stockpile was completed in 2015.[14]

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Law #316
  2. ^ a b "General Information" (in Russian). Retrieved March 21, 2018.
  3. ^ a b Russian Federal State Statistics Service (2011). "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1" [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года [2010 All-Russia Population Census] (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service.
  4. ^ "26. Численность постоянного населения Российской Федерации по муниципальным образованиям на 1 января 2018 года". Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  5. ^ a b c d e Law #419
  6. ^ "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). June 3, 2011. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
  7. ^ Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (in Russian)
  8. ^ Russian Federal State Statistics Service (May 21, 2004). "Численность населения России, субъектов Российской Федерации в составе федеральных округов, районов, городских поселений, сельских населённых пунктов – районных центров и сельских населённых пунктов с населением 3 тысячи и более человек" [Population of Russia, Its Federal Districts, Federal Subjects, Districts, Urban Localities, Rural Localities—Administrative Centers, and Rural Localities with Population of Over 3,000] (XLS). Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года [All-Russia Population Census of 2002] (in Russian).
  9. ^ "Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. Численность наличного населения союзных и автономных республик, автономных областей и округов, краёв, областей, районов, городских поселений и сёл-райцентров" [All Union Population Census of 1989: Present Population of Union and Autonomous Republics, Autonomous Oblasts and Okrugs, Krais, Oblasts, Districts, Urban Settlements, and Villages Serving as District Administrative Centers]. Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 года [All-Union Population Census of 1989] (in Russian). Институт демографии Национального исследовательского университета: Высшая школа экономики [Institute of Demography at the National Research University: Higher School of Economics]. 1989 – via Demoscope Weekly.
  10. ^ Levy, Clifford J. (May 27, 2009). "In Siberia, the Death Knell of a Complex Holding a Deadly Stockpile". The New York Times. Retrieved April 9, 2010.
  11. ^ "OPCW Director-General Attends Opening Ceremony of the Shchuchye Chemical Weapons Destruction Facility in the Russian Federation". Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. 29 May 2009. Archived from the original on 25 June 2013.
  12. ^ "Supporting Chemical Weapons Destruction in the Russian Federation: Sweden and the United Kingdom Sign Cooperation Assistance Agreement, Czech Republic Increases Financial Contribution". Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. 12 December 2005. Archived from the original on 15 March 2018.
  13. ^ "U.S. Senator Lugar Voted 'Arms Control Person of the Year' for Efforts to Destroy Chemical Weapons in Russia". Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. 13 January 2010. Archived from the original on March 18, 2011.
  14. ^ Rao, Hamid Ali (20 November 2015). "Remarks at the Closure of Shchuchye Chemical Weapons Destruction Facility, Kurganskaya Oblast, Russian Federation" (PDF). Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. Archived (PDF) from the original on 14 July 2017.

Sources[edit]

  • Курганская областная Дума. Закон №316 от 27 декабря 2007 г. «Об административно-территориальном устройстве Курганской области», в ред. Закона №60 от 2 июля 2015 г. «О внесении изменения в Закон Курганской области "Об административно-территориальном устройстве Курганской области"». Вступил в силу по истечении десяти дней со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Новый мир", Документы, выпуск №1, 11 января 2008 г. (Kurgan Oblast Duma. Law #316 of December 27, 2007 On the Administrative-Territorial Structure of Kurgan Oblast, as amended by the Law #60 of July 2, 2015 On Amending the Law of Kurgan Oblast "On the Administrative-Territorial Structure of Kurgan Oblast". Effective as of the day ten days after the official publication date.).
  • Курганская областная Дума. Закон №419 от 6 июля 2004 г. «О наделении муниципальных образований статусом городского округа, муниципального района, сельского поселения, городского поселения, о месте нахождения представительных органов муниципальных районов, сельских поселений, об установлении наименований представительных органов муниципальных образований, глав муниципальных образований, местных администраций (исполнительно-распорядительных органов муниципальных образований)», в ред. Закона №70 от 2 июля 2015 г. «О внесении изменений в некоторые Законы Курганской области». Вступил в силу со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Новый мир", №142, 31 июля 2004 г. (Kurgan Oblast Duma. Law #419 of July 6, 2004 On Granting the Municipal Formations the Status of Urban Okrug, Municipal District, Rural Settlement, Urban Settlement; on Establishing the Places Where the Representative Organs of the Municipal Districts, Rural Settlements Sit; on Establishing the Names of the Representative Organs of the Municipal Formations, of the Heads of the Municipal Formations, of the Local Administrations (the Executive Organs of the Municipal Formations), as amended by the Law #70 of July 2, 2015 On Amending Various Laws of Kurgan Oblast. Effective as of the day of the official publication.).