Coordinates: 59°57′N 30°19′E / 59.950°N 30.317°E / 59.950; 30.317

Northwestern Federal District

Северо-Западный федеральный округ
Location of the Northwestern Federal District
Location of the Northwestern Federal District
Country Russia
Established18 May 2000
Administrative centreSt. Petersburg
Government
 • Presidential EnvoyAlexander Gutsan
Area
 • Total1,687,000 km2 (651,000 sq mi)
Area rank4th
Population
 (2010)
 • Total13,616,057
 • Rank5th
 • Density8.1/km2 (21/sq mi)
Federal subjects11 contained
Economic regions3 contained
HDI (2017)0.827[2]
very high · 3rd
Websiteszfo.gov.ru

Northwestern Federal District (Russian: Се́веро-За́падный федера́льный о́круг, Severo-Zapadny federalny okrug [ˈsʲevʲɪrə ˈzapədnɨj fʲɪdʲɪˈralʲnɨj ˈokrʊk]) is one of the eight federal districts of Russia. It consists of the northern part of European Russia. Its population was 13,616,057 (83.5% urban) according to the 2010 Census,[3] living in an area of 1,687,000 square kilometers (651,000 sq mi).[1] The current Envoy to the Northwestern Federal District is Alexander Gutsan, who was appointed to the post after previously serving as Deputy Prosecutor General.[4] He replaced former Envoy Alexander Beglov, who was removed from the position and made acting Governor of Saint Petersburg.

Demographics

Federal subjects

The district comprises the Northern, Northwestern and Kaliningrad economic regions and eleven federal subjects:[5]

Northwestern Federal District
# Flag Federal subject Area in km2[1] Population (2010) Capital/Administrative center
1 Flag of Arkhangelsk Oblast.svg Arkhangelsk Oblast 589,900[a] 1,336,539 Arkhangelsk
2 Flag of Vologda oblast.svg Vologda Oblast 144,500 1,269,568 Vologda
3 Flag of Kaliningrad Oblast.svg Kaliningrad Oblast 15,100 955,281 Kaliningrad
4 Flag of Karelia.svg Republic of Karelia 180,500 716,281 Petrozavodsk
5 Flag of Komi.svg Komi Republic 416,800 1,018,674 Syktyvkar
6 Flag of Leningrad Oblast.svg Leningrad Oblast 83,900 1,669,205 none
7 Flag of Murmansk Oblast.svg Murmansk Oblast 144,900 892,534 Murmansk
8 Flag of Nenets Autonomous District.svg Nenets Autonomous Okrug 176,800 41,546 Naryan-Mar
9 Flag of Novgorod Oblast.svg Novgorod Oblast 54,500 694,355 Veliky Novgorod
10 Flag of Pskov Oblast.svg Pskov Oblast 55,400 760,810 Pskov
11 Flag of Saint Petersburg Russia.svg Saint Petersburg 1,400 4,662,547 Saint Petersburg

Presidential plenipotentiary envoys

  1. Viktor Cherkesov (18 May 2000 – 11 March 2003)
  2. Valentina Matviyenko (11 March 2003 – 15 October 2003)
  3. Ilya Klebanov (1 November 2003 – 6 September 2011)
  4. Nikolay Vinnichenko (6 September 2011 – 11 March 2014)
  5. Vladimir Bulavin (11 March 2014 – 28 July 2016)[6]
  6. Nikolay Tsukanov (28 July 2016 – 25 December 2017)
  7. Alexander Beglov (25 December 2017 – 3 October 2018)[7]
  8. Alexander Gutsan (7 November 2018 – present)

See also

  • List of largest cities in Northwestern Federal District (in Russian)

Notes

  1. ^ Includes the area of Nenets Autonomous Okrug. The area of Arkhangelsk Oblast proper is 413,100 square kilometres (159,500 sq mi).

References

  1. ^ a b c "1.1. ОСНОВНЫЕ СОЦИАЛЬНО-ЭКОНОМИЧЕСКИЕ ПОКАЗАТЕЛИ в 2014 г." [MAIN SOCIOECONOMIC INDICATORS 2014]. Regions of Russia. Socioeconomic indicators - 2015 (in Russian). Russian Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved July 26, 2016.
  2. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved September 13, 2018.
  3. ^ Russian Federal State Statistics Service (2011). "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1" [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года [2010 All-Russia Population Census] (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service.
  4. ^ "Putin asks Federation Council to relieve Gutsan of office as deputy prosecutor general (Part 2) - Interfax". www.interfax.com. Retrieved April 10, 2019.
  5. ^ Северо-Западный федеральный округ [Northwestern Federal District] (in Russian). St. Petersburg: Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the Federal District, Northwestern Federal District. Archived from the original on April 2, 2015. Retrieved March 2015. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  6. ^ Путин сменил полпреда Северо-Западного округа: вместо Винниченко назначен Булавин (in Russian). Gazeta.ru. March 11, 2014. Retrieved April 21, 2014.
  7. ^ Владимир Путин назначил калининградского губернатора Николая Цуканова полпредом в Северо-Западном федеральном округе (in Russian). Echo of Moscow. July 28, 2016. Retrieved July 28, 2016.

External links

  • (in Russian) Plenipotentiary of the President of the Russian Federation in the Northwestern Federal District