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Alikovsky District
Аликовский район (Russian)
Chuvash (Элĕк районĕ)
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Location of Alikovsky District in the Chuvash Republic
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Shopping center in Alikovo, Alikovsky District
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Flag
Location
Country Russia
Federal subject Chuvash Republic
Administrative structure (as of December 2011)
Administrative center selo of Alikovo
Administrative divisions:
rural settlement 12
Inhabited localities:
Rural localities 115
Municipal structure (as of November 2011)
Municipally incorporated as Alikovsky Municipal District
Municipal divisions:
Urban settlements 0
Rural settlements 12
Statistics
Population (2010 Census) 18,282 inhabitants
• Urban 0%
• Rural 100%
Time zone MSK (UTC+04:00)
Established October 1, 1927
Official website
[[:commons:Category:{{#property:Commons category}}|Alikovsky District]] on WikiCommons

Alikovsky District (Russian: А́ликовский райо́н; Chuvash: Элĕк районĕ, Elĕk rajonĕ) is an administrative and municipal district (raion), one of the twenty-one in the Chuvash Republic, Russia. It is located in the northwestern central part of the republic and borders with Morgaushsky and Yadrinsky Districts in the north, Krasnoarmeysky District in the east, Vurnarsky and Shumerlinsky Districts in the south, and with Krasnochetaysky District in the west. The area of the district is 554.1 square kilometres (213.9 sq mi). Its administrative center is the rural locality (a selo) of Alikovo. Population: 18,282 (2010 Census); 21,745 (2002 Census); 23,575 (1989 Census). The population of Alikovo accounts for 14.5% of the district's total population.

History

The district was formed on October 1, 1927.

Economy

There is a construction plant in Alikovo.

Transportation

The Cheboksary–Yadrin and the Cheboksary–Krasnye Chetay autoroute cross the territory of the district.

Demographics

As of the 2002 Census, 98% of the population was Chuvash.

Education

There is a middle school in Alikovo.

Culture

There is a museum, a people's theater, a folk band, a veteran's orchestra, a school's brass band, and a chorus. Regional Chuvash music festival "Vir'yal shevlisem" (lit. Viryal's pancakes) takes place in May of each year.

Notable people

  • Alexander Artemiev, writer and poet
  • Anatoly Serep, writer and poet
  • Arcady Aris, writer
  • Arkady Malov, poet and translator
  • Boris Markov, actor, director
  • Gerasim Pileš, writer and playwright
  • Ille Toktash, writer and poet
  • Nikita Larionov, writer and poet
  • Nikolai Yut, writer, folklorist, and literature critic
  • Stanislav Voronov, artist
  • L. A. Yefimov, "Alikovsky District" ("Элĕк Енĕ"), Alikovo, 1994.
  • "Аликовская энциклопедия" (Alikovsky District's Encyclopedia), authors: Yefimov L.A., Yefimov E.L., Ananyev A.A., Terentyev G.K., Cheboksary, 2009, .
  • Государственный Совет Чувашской Республики. Закон №28 от 19 декабря 1997 г. «Об административно-территориальном устройстве Чувашской Республики», в ред. Закона №37 от 30 июля 2013 г. «О внесении изменений в отдельные законодательные акты Чувашской Республики и признании утратившим силу Закона Чувашской Республики "О едином балансе активов и пассивов Чувашской Республики"». Вступил в силу со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Ведомости Государственного Совета ЧР", №23, 1998. (State Council of the Chuvash Republic. Law #28 of December 19, 1997 On the Administrative-Territorial Structure of the Chuvash Republic, as amended by the Law #37 of July 30, 2013 On Amending Several Legislative Acts of the Chuvash Republic and on Abrogating the Law of the Chuvash Republic "On Consolidated Balance of Assets and Liabilities of the Chuvash Republic". Effective as of the official publication date.).
  • Государственный Совет Чувашской Республики. Закон №37 от 24 ноября 2004 г. «Об установлении границ муниципальных образований Чувашской Республики и наделении их статусом городского, сельского поселения, муниципального района и городского округа», в ред. Закона №54 от 9 октября 2015 г. «О внесении изменений в Закон Чувашской Республики "Об установлении границ муниципальных образований Чувашской Республики и наделении их статусом городского, сельского поселения, муниципального района и городского округа"». Вступил в силу через 10 дней со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Республика", №49-50, 30 ноября 2004 г. (State Council of the Chuvash Republic. Law #37 of November 24, 2004 On Establishing the Borders of the Municipal Formations of the Chuvash Republic and on Granting Them Status of Urban, Rural Settlement, Municipal District, and Urban Okrug, as amended by the Law #54 of October 9, 2015 On Amending the Law of the Chuvash Republic "On Establishing the Borders of the Municipal Formations of the Chuvash Republic and on Granting Them Status of Urban, Rural Settlement, Municipal District, and Urban Okrug". Effective as of the day which is 10 days after the official publication date.).

Coordinates: 55°44′09″N 46°44′08″E / 55.73583°N 46.73556°E / 55.73583; 46.73556

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