town of Gubkin
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Gubkinsky District (Russian: Губкинский райо́н) is an administrative district (raion), one of the twenty-one in Belgorod Oblast, Russia. It is located in the north of the oblast. Its administrative center is the town of Gubkin (which is not administratively a part of the district). Population: 33,561 (2010 Census); 33,974 (2002 Census); 33,809 (1989 Census).
Gubkinsky District Wikipedia
The district was established on January 12, 1965.
Within the framework of administrative divisions, Gubkinsky District is one of the twenty-one in the oblast. The town of Gubkin serves as its administrative center, despite being incorporated separately as a town of oblast significance—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts.
As a municipal division, the territory of the district and the territory of the town of oblast significance of Gubkin are incorporated together as Gubkinsky Urban Okrug.