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Laksky District

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Coat of arms  Flag
Federal subject  Republic of Dagestan
Selsoviets  16
Area  703.9 km²
Country  Russia
Administrative center  selo of Kumukh
Rural localities  50
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Laksky District (Russian: Ла́кский райо́н; Lak: Лакрал район) is an administrative and municipal district (raion), one of the forty-one in the Republic of Dagestan, Russia. It is located in the southern central part of the republic. The area of the district is 750 square kilometers (290 sq mi). Its administrative center is the rural locality (a selo) of Kumukh. As of the 2010 Census, the total population of the district was 12,161, with the population of Kumukh accounting for 15.9% of that number.


Map of Laksky District, Dagestan Republic, Russia

Administrative and municipal status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Laksky District is one of the forty-one in the Republic of Dagestan. The district is divided into sixteen selsoviets which comprise fifty rural localities. As a municipal division, the district is incorporated as Laksky Municipal District. Its sixteen selsoviets are incorporated as nineteen rural settlements within the municipal district. The selo of Kumukh serves as the administrative center of both the administrative and municipal district.


Laksky and Kulinsky Districts are the territory where the ethnic Laks predominantly live.


Laksky District Wikipedia

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