Simferopol Raion

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Simferopol Raion
Сімферопольський район
Raion
Landscape in Simferpol District
Landscape in Simferpol District
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 (2014)
 • Total 152,091
 • Density 87/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone MSK (UTC+3)
Dialing code +383-652
Website simfmo.rk.gov.ru

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: 152,091 (2014 Census).[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. ^ 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. 
  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