Dmitrovsky District
Дмитровский район (Russian)
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Location of Dmitrovsky District in Moscow Oblast (before July 2012)
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Village Kikino, Dmitrovsky District
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Coat of arms
Country Russia
Federal subject Moscow Oblast[1]
Administrative structure (as of May 2013)
Administrative center town of Dmitrov[1]
Administrative divisions:[2]
Towns 2
Work settlements 3
Rural settlements 6
Inhabited localities:[2]
Cities/towns 2
Urban-type settlements 3
Rural localities 396
Municipal structure (as of June 2013)
Municipally incorporated as Dmitrovsky Municipal District[3]
Municipal divisions:[3]
Urban settlements 5
Rural settlements 6
Area (municipal district) (June 2013) 2,182.02 km2 (842.48 sq mi)[3]
Population (2010 Census) 151,448 inhabitants[4]
- Urban 62.6%
- Rural 37.4%
Density 69.41 /km2 (179.8 /sq mi)[5]
Time zone MSK (UTC+04:00)[6]
Official website

Dmitrov Rayon (Russian: Дми́тровский райо́н) is an administrative[1] and municipal[3] rayon (district), one of the thirty-six in Moscow Oblast, Russia. It is located in the north of the oblast and borders with Tver Oblast in the northwest, Klin Rayon in the west, Solnechnogorsk Rayon in the southwest, Taldom Rayon in the north, Sergiev Posad Rayon in the east, Pushkino Rayon in the southeast, and with Mytishchi Rayon, Moscow Oblast Mytishchi Rayon in the south. The area of the district is 2,182.02 square kilometers (842.48 sq mi).[3] Its administrative center is the town of Dmitrov.[1] Population: 151,448 (2010 Census);[4] 149,793 (2002 Census);[7] 92,080 (1989 Census).[8] The population of Dmitrov accounts for 40.5% of the district's total population.[4]


The district stretches for 70 kilometers (43 mi) from north to south and for approximately 40 kilometers (25 mi) from east to west. The district is hilly in the south, while the northern portion is mostly flat. The highest point is 273 meters (896 ft) above sea level and the lowest point is 113 meters (371 ft).

The major river flowing through the district include the Sestra, the Volgusha, and the Yakot. Moscow Canal which connects the Moskva River with the Volga River runs through the district.


2013 psychiatric hospital fire[]

On the morning of April 26, 2013, a fire swept through Psychiatric Hospital #14 in the settlement of Ramensky, killing thirty-eight people.[9]



  1. ^ a b c d Law #11/2013-OZ
  2. ^ Resolution #123-PG
  3. ^ a b c d e Law #74/2005-OZ
  4. ^ a b c "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1 [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1)]" (in Russian). Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года (2010 All-Russia Population Census). Federal State Statistics Service. 2011. Retrieved June 29, 2012. 
  5. ^ 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 may not be accurate 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.
  6. ^ Правительство Российской Федерации. Постановление №725 от 31 августа 2011 г. «О составе территорий, образующих каждую часовую зону, и порядке исчисления времени в часовых зонах, а также о признании утратившими силу отдельных Постановлений Правительства Российской Федерации». Вступил в силу по истечении 7 дней после дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Российская Газета", №197, 6 сентября 2011 г. (Government of the Russian Federation. Resolution #725 of August 31, 2011 On the Composition of the Territories Included into Each Time Zone and on the Procedures of Timekeeping in the Time Zones, as Well as on Abrogation of Several Resolutions of the Government of the Russian Federation. Effective as of after 7 days following the day of the official publication.).
  7. ^ "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]" (in Russian). Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года (All-Russia Population Census of 2002). Federal State Statistics Service. May 21, 2004. Retrieved February 9, 2012. 
  8. ^ 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]" (in Russian). Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 года (All-Union Population Census of 1989). Institute of Demographics of the State University—Higher School of Economics. Retrieved February 9, 2012. 
  9. ^ Elder, Miriam (April 26, 2013). "Moscow hospital fire turns spotlight on Russia's terrible safety record". The Guardian (London). Retrieved April 26, 2013. 


  • Московская областная Дума. Закон №11/2013-ОЗ от 31 января 2013 г. «Об административно-территориальном устройстве Московской области», в ред. Закона №24/2014-ОЗ от 21 марта 2014 г. «О внесении изменений в Закон Московской области "Об административно-территориальном устройстве Московской области"». Вступил в силу на следующий день после официального опубликования (13 января 2013 г.). Опубликован: "Ежедневные Новости. Подмосковье", №24, 12 февраля 2013 г. (Moscow Oblast Duma. Law #11/2013-OZ of January 31, 2013 On the Administrative-Territorial Structure of Moscow Oblast, as amended by the Law #24/2014-OZ of March 21, 2014 On Amending the Law of Moscow Oblast "On the Administrative-Territorial Structure of Moscow Oblast". Effective as of the day following the day of the official publication (January 13, 2013).).
  • Губернатор Московской области. Постановление №123-ПГ от 28 сентября 2010 г. «Об учётных данных административно-территориальных и территориальных единиц Московской области», в ред. Постановления №206-ПГ от 9 сентября 2013 г. «О внесении изменения в учётные данные административно-территориальных и территориальных единиц Московской области». Опубликован: "Информационный вестник Правительства МО", №10, 30 октября 2010 г. (Governor of Moscow Oblast. Resolution #123-PG of September 28, 2010 On the Inventory Data of the Administrative-Territorial and Territorial Units of Moscow Oblast, as amended by the Resolution #206-PG of September 9, 2013 On Amending the Inventory Data of the Administrative-Territorial and Territorial Units of Moscow Oblast. ).
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