Khotynetsky District

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Location
53°07'48"N
035°24'00"E
Country
 Russian Federation
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Description

Khotynetsky District (Russian: Хотыне́цкий райо́н) is an administrative and municipal district (raion), one of the twenty-four in Oryol Oblast, Russia. The area of the district is 800 square kilometers (310 sq mi).Its administrative center is an urban-type settlement of Khotynets.Population: 9,376 (est. 2018).

Geography

Location

Khotynetsky District located in the Central Russian Upland of the East European Plain, it is in the northwest of the oblast. Borders with Khvastovichsky District (Kaluga Oblast) in the north, Znamensky District in the nord-east, Uritsky District in the south-east, Shablykinsky District in the south-west, and with Karachevsky District (Bryansk Oblast) in the west.

Climate

District has a humid continental climate (Köppen climate classification — Dfb). Winters are moderately cold and changeable. The first half is softer second with often warmings. Summers is warm, in separate years — could be rainy or hot and droughty.

Demographics

According to the Federal State Statistics Service, in January 2018 the number of residents came to 9 376. It is the 17th place among 24 districts of Oryol oblast for 2018. The population of the administrative center accounts for 40.05% of the district's total population.Largest ethnic group is Russians.

Transportation

Automotive

Important highways of federal and regional values: R120 54K-3 54K-18

Railway

On the territory of the Khotynetsky District is the historical Oryol-Vitebsk Railway.

Pipeline

Through Khotynetsky District laid the Druzhba oil pipeline.

Landmarks

The pearl of the Khotynetsky District is the national park «Orlovskoye Polesye».
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