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Gubkinsky District

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Country  Russia
Administrative center  town of Gubkin
Municipally incorporated as  Gubkinsky Urban Okrug
Federal subject  Belgorod Oblast
Rural localities  97
Population (2010 Census)  33,561 inhabitants
Gubkinsky District

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).

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History

The district was established on January 12, 1965.

Administrative and municipal status

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.

References

Gubkinsky District Wikipedia


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