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Baksansky District

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Country  Russia
Rural localities  13
Area  829.6 km²
Administrative center  town of Baksan
Urban settlements  0
Founded  1921
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Federal subject  Kabardino-Balkar Republic
Municipally incorporated as  Baksansky Municipal District

Baksansky District (Russian: Бакса́нский райо́н; Kabardian: Бэхъсэн къедзыгъуэ; Karachay-Balkar: Басхан район) is an administrative and a municipal district (raion), one of the ten in the Kabardino-Balkar Republic, Russia. It is located in the north of the republic. The area of the district is 829.58 square kilometers (320.30 sq mi). Its administrative center is the town of Baksan (which is not administratively a part of the district). As of the 2010 Census, the total population of the district was 60,970.


Map of Baksansky District, Kabardino-Balkaria, Russia

Administrative and municipal status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Baksansky District is one of the ten in the Kabardino-Balkar Republic and has administrative jurisdiction over all of its thirteen rural localities. The town of Baksan serves as its administrative center, despite being incorporated separately as a town of republic significance—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts.

As a municipal division, the district is incorporated as Baksansky Municipal District. Its thirteen rural localities are incorporated into thirteen rural settlements within the municipal district. The town of republic significance of Baksan is incorporated separately from the district as Baksan Urban Okrug, but serves as the administrative center of the municipal district as well.


Baksansky District Wikipedia

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