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Pechorsky District

District in Pskov Oblast, Russia / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Pechorsky District (Russian: Печо́рский райо́н) is an administrative[1] and municipal[3] district (raion), one of the twenty-four in Pskov Oblast, Russia. It is located in the northwest of the oblast and borders with Pskovsky District in the northwest, Palkinsky District in the southeast, Alūksne municipality of Latvia in the southwest, and with Võru and Põlva Counties of Estonia in the northwest. Lake Peipus limits the district from the north. The area of the district is 1,251 square kilometers (483 sq mi).[4] Its administrative center is the town of Pechory.[3] Population: 22,123(2010 Census);[5] 25,300 (2002 Census);[8] 27,199(1989 Census).[9] The population of Pechory accounts for 50.6% of the district's total population.[5]

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Pechorsky District
Печорский район
Izborsk, Pechorsky District
Location of Pechorsky District in Pskov Oblast
Coordinates: 57°49′N 27°36′E
Federal subjectPskov Oblast[1]
EstablishedJanuary 16, 1945[2]
Administrative centerPechory[3]
  Total1,251 km2 (483 sq mi)
19,802 (−10.5%)
  Density18/km2 (46/sq mi)
Administrative structure
  Inhabited localities[3]1 Cities/towns, 386 Rural localities
Municipal structure
  Municipally incorporated asPechorsky Municipal District[3]
  Municipal divisions[3]1 Urban settlements, 6 Rural settlements
Time zoneUTC+3 (MSK [7])
OKTMO ID58640000