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Malgobeksky District

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Country  Russia
Administrative center  town of Malgobek
Urban settlements  0
Federal subject  Republic of Ingushetia
Rural localities  12
Area  550.1 km²
Malgobeksky District
Municipally incorporated as  Malgobeksky Municipal District

Malgobeksky District (Russian: Малгобе́кский райо́н; Ingush: Магӏалбика шахьар) is an administrative and municipal district (raion), one of the four in the Republic of Ingushetia, Russia. It is located in the north of the republic. The area of the district is 670 square kilometers (260 sq mi). Its administrative center is the town of Malgobek (which is not administratively a part of the district). As of the 2010 Census, the total population of the district was 47,754.

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Map of Malgobeksky District, Ingushetia, Russia

Administrative and municipal status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Malgobeksky District is one of the four in the Republic of Ingushetia and has administrative jurisdiction over all of its twelve rural localities. The town of Malgobek 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 Malgobeksky Municipal District. Its twelve rural localities are incorporated into twelve rural settlements within the municipal district. The town of republic significance of Malgobek is incorporated separately from the district as Malgobek Urban Okrug, but serves as the administrative center of the municipal district as well.

Border issues

Malgobeksky and Sunzhensky Districts are a point at issue in the Chechen-Ingush border delimitation discussion.

References

Malgobeksky District Wikipedia


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