Oktyabrsky district (Gomel region)

Belarus - Status - District
Belongs to - Gomel region - Administrative center
Oktyabrsky
Chairman of the district executive committee
Glushko Ruslan, since October 2014
Official languages
Mother tongue: Belarusian 90.82%, Russian 7.61%
They speak at home: Belarusian 48.0%, Russian 45.76% [1]
Population (2009)
15 989 people [1]
Density - 11.53 people / km² (17th place)
National composition
Belarusians - 95.11%, Russians - 2.75%, Ukrainians - 1 , 04%,
other - 1.1% [1]
Area
1,381.19 [2] km²
(17th place)
Altitude
above sea level
• The highest point in • • Wed bottom altitude • • Lowest point: 176.4 m
130-140 m
125 m
Time zone
UTC + 3
Official site
Oktyabrsky district on Wikimedia Commons
Coordinates: 52 ° 38′35 ″ s w. 28 ° 52′55 ″ in d. / 52.64305555555600336 ° s. w. 28.88222222222200131 ° in. d. / 52.64305555555600336; 28.88222222222200131 (G) (O)
Oktyabrsky district (Belorussian. Aktsyabrsky rayan) is an administrative unit in the north-west of the Gomel region. The administrative center is the urban village of Oktyabrsky.
Contents - 1 Administrative structure - 2 Geography - 3 History - 4 Demography - 5 Economics - 6 Transport - 7 Attractions
8 References
9 Notes
Administrative structure
In the region of 8 village councils: Volosovichsky, Krasnoslobodsky, Lomovichsky, Luban, Lyaskovichsky, Oktyabrsky, Porech
Protasovsky - Geography - The area of the district is 1381.2 km² (16th place), the length from west to east is 65 km, from north to south - 43 km. The district is located in the northeastern part of Pripyat Polesye, it borders with Petrikovsky, Kalinkovichsky and Svetlogorsk districts of the same region, as well as with Bobruisk and Glussky districts of Mogilev region and Luban district of Minsk region. 58% of the territory is occupied by forests, 33% is occupied by farmland.
10 rivers flow through the district, the main ones are the Ptich (the largest left tributary of the Pripyat) and its tributaries Oressa (Oresa) and Neratovka (Neretovka), as well as Tremlya with the Vetka tributary. The Slavkovichsko-Yaminsky drainage channel (the left tributary of the Oressa River) passes here. All of them belong to the Dnieper basin.
The area is rich in minerals such as oil (7 deposits), potassium and rock salts (2 deposits), industrial water and brines, peat (more than 20 deposits).
Average temperature January −6.3 ° C; July 18.4 ° C. Precipitation - 627 mm per year. The growing season is 195 days.
Soils are mainly peat-boggy and sod-podzolic.
History
The region was formed on June 28, 1939, at first it was part of the Polessie region. September 20, 1944 was included in the Bobruisk region, and on January 8, 1954 it became part of the Gomel region. December 25, 1962 the district was abolished, its territory entered the Svetlogorsk district. On July 30, 1966, the district was restored as an independent territorial unit under its current name.
Demography
The population of the district is 17,200 people (as of 01/01/2009; 16th place), including 7 living in urban conditions 800 people (all in the district center). In total there are 75 settlements, the largest of which is the urban village of Oktyabrsky.
By national composition (1999 census), the population is divided into Belarusians - 93.8%, Russians - 3.8%, Ukrainians - 1.3% Poles - 0.2%, Gypsies - 0.2%, Latvians - 0.1%, Moldavians - 0.1%, Germans - 0.06%, Armenians - 0.05%, Bashkirs - 0.04%, Azerbaijanis - 0.04%.
Over the past 30 years, the population of the region has been declining almost continuously.
Economy
The industry in the region is poorly developed and is represented by several small enterprises: the COM plant (dry road Irennoy milk), a bakery, woodworking units of the leshoz, construction organizations. An asphalt plant and an oil depot are located in the village of Rabkor, oil production is being carried out near the village of Lyuban.
Agricultural land occupies about 45 thousand hectares. The main land users are 6 agricultural production cooperatives (SPK) and 3 communal agricultural unitary enterprises (KSUP). Also, 14 farms operate in the district. The lands of the region are not highly fertile. The total score of the cadastral valuation of farmland is 28.0, arable land - 30.7.
Transport
The Rabkor - Bobruisk railway line, which was previously connected to the Brest - Gomel line, passes through the district. But during the rail war, the line was destroyed and was not restored at the end of World War II.
Highways Glusk - Ozarichi, Parichi - Kopatkevichi.
Sights
There are 113 cultural heritage monuments in the Oktyabrsky district, 101 of them are historical and cultural monuments, 12 - archeology. 7 monuments are included in the State list of historical and cultural values of the Republic of Belarus.
Links
Oktyabrsky district on Wikimedia Commons?
Website of the district executive committee
Sights
Map and brief information
Heraldry g. Oktyabrsky
Notes
↑ 1 2 3 Results of the 2009 census
↑ “State Land Cadastre of the Republic of Belarus” (as of January 1, 2011)
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Districts of the Gomel region
Braginsky | Buda-Koshelevsky | Vetkovsky | Gomel | Dobrushsky | Yelsky | Zhitkovichsky | Zhlobinsky | Kalinkovichsky | Kormyansky | Lelchitsky | Loevsky | Mozyr | Narovlyansky | October | Petrikovsky | Rechitsky | Rogachevsky | Svetlogorsk | Khoiniki | Chechersky


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