Kurilsky District

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Kurilsky District
Курильский район(Russian)
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Location of Kurilsky District in Sakhalin Oblast
Coordinates: 45°15′N147°53′E / 45.250°N 147.883°E / 45.250; 147.883 Coordinates: 45°15′N147°53′E / 45.250°N 147.883°E / 45.250; 147.883
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Iturup Island, Kurilsky District
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Location
Country Russia
Federal subject Sakhalin Oblast [1]
Administrative structure (as of December 2011)
Administrative center town of  Kurilsk [1]
Inhabited localities:[ citation needed ]
Cities/towns 1
Rural localities 6
Municipal structure (as of July 2012)
Municipally incorporated asKurilsky Urban Okrug [2]
Statistics
Area 5,145.9 km2 (1,986.8 sq mi) [3]
Population (2010 Census) 7,359 inhabitants [4]
 Urban28.1%
 Rural71.9%
Density 1.43/km2 (3.7/sq mi) [5]
Time zone MAGT (UTC+11:00) [6]
Official website
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Kurilsky District (Russian : Кури́льский райо́н, translit.  Kuríl'skiy rayón) is an administrative district (raion) of Sakhalin Oblast, Russia; one of the seventeen in the oblast. [1] Municipally, it is incorporated as Kurilsky Urban Okrug. [2] It is located on the central Kuril Islands southeast of the Island of Sakhalin. The area of the district is 5,145.9 square kilometers (1,986.8 sq mi). [3] Its administrative center is the town of Kurilsk. [1] Population: 7,359(2010 Census); [4] 7,108(2002 Census); [7] 10,498(1989 Census). [8] The population of Kurilsk accounts for 28.1% of the district's total population. [4] The name is sometimes spelled Kurliskiy or Kurliskiye in English.

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  1. 1 2 3 4 Law #25-ZO
  2. 1 2 Law #524
  3. 1 2 "General Information" (in Russian). Kurilsky District. Retrieved August 31, 2016.
  4. 1 2 3 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 . Retrieved June 29, 2012.
  5. The value of density was calculated automatically by dividing the 2010 Census population by the area specified in the infobox. Please note that this value is only approximate as the area specified in the infobox does not necessarily correspond to the area of the entity proper or is reported for the same year as the population.
  6. Правительство Российской Федерации. Федеральный закон №107-ФЗ от 3 июня 2011 г. «Об исчислении времени», в ред. Федерального закона №271-ФЗ от 03 июля 2016 г. «О внесении изменений в Федеральный закон "Об исчислении времени"». Вступил в силу по истечении шестидесяти дней после дня официального опубликования (6 августа 2011 г.). Опубликован: "Российская газета", №120, 6 июня 2011 г. (Government of the Russian Federation. Federal Law #107-FZ of June 31, 2011 On Calculating Time , as amended by the Federal Law #271-FZ of July 03, 2016 On Amending Federal Law "On Calculating Time". Effective as of after sixty days following the day of the official publication.).
  7. 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). Retrieved August 9, 2014.
  8. Demoscope Weekly (1989). "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]. Retrieved August 9, 2014.

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