Amur-Nyzhnodniprovskyi District

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Amur-Nyzhnodniprovskyi District
Амур-Нижньодніпровський район
Urban district
Coat of arms of Amur-Nyzhnodniprovskyi District
Coat of arms
Map of the urban districts of Dnipropetrovsk.
Map of the urban districts of Dnipropetrovsk.
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Country  Ukraine
Municipality Dnipropetrovsk Municipality
Established 1918
Area
 • Total 71.626 km2 (27.655 sq mi)
Population (2001 census)
 • Total 160,123
 • Density 2,200/km2 (5,800/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 70403
Area code +380 562
KOATUU 1210136300[1]
Website andrada.com.ua

Amur-Nyzhnodniprovskyi District (Ukrainian: Амур-Нижньодніпровський район; sometimes abbreviated as "AND") is an urban district of the city of Dnipropetrovsk, in southern Ukraine.[2] It is located on the city's north and on the left-bank of Dnieper River along with the city's Industrialnyi and Samarskyi districts. Its name is derived from a small settlement of Amur and the Nyzhnodniprovsk railway station.

History

Previously the territory was known locally as Trans-Dnieper region (Zadniprovia) and belonged to the Samara province (palanka) of Zaporizhian Sich. After liquidation of Zaporizhian Sich by the Russian government of Catherine the Great in 1775, the region was admitted into the newly formed Novomoskovsk county of Yekaterinoslav Governorate.

In September 1917 all settlements of Trans-Dnieper were united into a district of Zadniprovskyi Raion. On 25 January 1918 the district was transformed into the town of Amur-Nyzhnodniprovsk which sometime before 1920 was merged with Katerynoslav as one of its five urban districts. In 1969 the district was split in half and at its eastern and northern portions was created the Industrialnyi District of Dnipropetrovsk.

References

  1. "Amur-Nyzhnodniprovskyi District Council". Informational portal of the self-government in Ukraine (in Ukrainian). Rada.info. Retrieved 5 February 2015.CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Amur-Nyzhnodniprovskyi Raion, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, City of Dnipropetrovsk". Regions of Ukraine and their Structure (in Ukrainian). Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Retrieved 2 February 2015.CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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