Nerchinsky District

Not to be confused with Nerchinsko-Zavodsky District.
Nerchinsky District
Нерчинский район (Russian)

Location of Nerchinsky District in Zabaykalsky Krai
Coordinates: 51°58′19″N 116°34′08″E / 51.972°N 116.569°E / 51.972; 116.569Coordinates: 51°58′19″N 116°34′08″E / 51.972°N 116.569°E / 51.972; 116.569

Butin's Palace, Nerchinsk, 1900
Country Russia
Federal subject Zabaykalsky Krai[1]
Administrative structure (as of January 2012)
Administrative center town of Nerchinsk[1]
Inhabited localities:[1]
Cities/towns 1
Urban-type settlements[2] 1
Rural localities 33
Municipal structure (as of November 2011)
Municipally incorporated as Nerchinsky Municipal District[3]
Municipal divisions:[4]
Urban settlements 2
Rural settlements 13
Area 5,500 km2 (2,100 sq mi)[5]
Population (2010 Census) 28,455 inhabitants[6]
 Urban 57.9%
 Rural 42.1%
Density 5.17/km2 (13.4/sq mi)[7]
Time zone YAKT (UTC+09:00)[8]
Established January 4, 1926[1]
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Nerchinsky District (Russian: Нерчинский райо́н) is an administrative[1] and municipal[3] district (raion), one of the thirty-one in Zabaykalsky Krai, Russia. It is located in the center of the krai, and borders with Tungokochensky District in the north, Chernyshevsky District in the east, Baleysky District in the south, and with Shilkinsky District in the west. The area of the district is 5,500 square kilometers (2,100 sq mi).[5] Its administrative center is the town of Nerchinsk.[1] Population: 28,455(2010 Census);[6] 30,694 (2002 Census);[9] 33,755(1989 Census).[10] The population of Nerchinsk accounts for 52.6% of the district's total population.[6]


The district was established on January 4, 1926.[1]



  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Units and the Inhabited Localities
  2. The count of urban-type settlements may include the work settlements, the resort settlements, the suburban (dacha) settlements, as well as urban-type settlements proper.
  3. 1 2 Law #316-ZZK
  4. Law #317-ZZK
  5. 1 2 "Nerchinsky District, Encyclopedia of Trans-Baikal" (in Russian). Transbaikal State University. Retrieved June 22, 2016.
  6. 1 2 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. Retrieved June 29, 2012.
  7. The value of density was calculated automatically by dividing the 2010 Census population by the area specified in the infobox. Please note that this value is only approximate as the area specified in the infobox does not necessarily correspond to the area of the entity proper or is reported for the same year as the population.
  8. Правительство Российской Федерации. Федеральный закон №107-ФЗ от 3 июня 2011 г. «Об исчислении времени», в ред. Федерального закона №271-ФЗ от 03 июля 2016 г. «О внесении изменений в Федеральный закон "Об исчислении времени"». Вступил в силу по истечении шестидесяти дней после дня официального опубликования (6 августа 2011 г.). Опубликован: "Российская газета", №120, 6 июня 2011 г. (Government of the Russian Federation. Federal Law #107-FZ of June 31, 2011 On Calculating Time, as amended by the Federal Law #271-FZ of July 03, 2016 On Amending Federal Law "On Calculating Time". Effective as of after sixty days following the day of the official publication.).
  9. Russian Federal State Statistics Service (May 21, 2004). "Численность населения России, субъектов Российской Федерации в составе федеральных округов, районов, городских поселений, сельских населённых пунктов – районных центров и сельских населённых пунктов с населением 3 тысячи и более человек" [Population of Russia, Its Federal Districts, Federal Subjects, Districts, Urban Localities, Rural Localities—Administrative Centers, and Rural Localities with Population of Over 3,000] (XLS). Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года [All-Russia Population Census of 2002] (in Russian). Retrieved August 9, 2014.
  10. Demoscope Weekly (1989). "Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. Численность наличного населения союзных и автономных республик, автономных областей и округов, краёв, областей, районов, городских поселений и сёл-райцентров" [All Union Population Census of 1989: Present Population of Union and Autonomous Republics, Autonomous Oblasts and Okrugs, Krais, Oblasts, Districts, Urban Settlements, and Villages Serving as District Administrative Centers]. Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 года [All-Union Population Census of 1989] (in Russian). Институт демографии Национального исследовательского университета: Высшая школа экономики [Institute of Demography at the National Research University: Higher School of Economics]. Retrieved August 9, 2014.


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