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Temnikovsky District

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Country  Russia
Administrative center  town of Temnikov
Selsoviets  16
Area  1,932 km²
Federal subject  Republic of Mordovia
Towns of district significance  1
Cities/towns  1
Temnikovsky District

Temnikovsky District (Russian: Те́мниковский райо́н; Moksha: Темникавонь аймак; Erzya: Чополтбуе) is an administrative and municipal district (raion), one of the twenty-two in the Republic of Mordovia, Russia. It is located in the northwest of the republic. The area of the district is 1,936.8 square kilometers (747.8 sq mi). Its administrative center is the town of Temnikov. As of the 2010 Census, the total population of the district was 17,261, with the population of Temnikov accounting for 42.0% of that number.

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Map of Temnikovsky District, Mordovia, Russia

Administrative and municipal status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Temnikovsky District is one of the twenty-two in the republic. It is divided into one town of district significance (Temnikov) and sixteen selsoviets, all of which comprise ninety-six rural localities. As a municipal division, the district is incorporated as Temnikovsky Municipal District. The town of district significance of Temnikov is incorporated into an urban settlement, and the sixteen selsoviets are incorporated into sixteen rural settlements within the municipal district. The town of Temnikov serves as the administrative center of both the administrative and municipal district.

References

Temnikovsky District Wikipedia


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