Eastern Administrative District (Moscow)

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Name (russ.): Восточный административный округ
population 1,385,621 (2005)
Internet address http://www.vao.mos.ru/

The Eastern Administrative District ( Russian Восточный административный округ / Vostotschny administratiwny okrug ) is one of the twelve administrative districts of the Russian capital Moscow .


The Eastern Administrative District is located on the eastern edge of the urban area of ​​Moscow.


Until the expansion of Moscow's metropolitan area in July 2012, the Eastern Administrative District was the largest urban district in terms of area (almost 15%). He is after the population at around 1.5 million inhabitants is the second largest district of Moscow and is divided into 16 districts. From the ecological point of view , the Eastern District is one of the cheapest in the Moscow metropolitan area. The pollution from major roads and industry is significantly weakened by the large number of green spaces. In the north the district borders on the National Park "Elk Island" , the largest forest area within the Moscow city limits.

Districts in the Eastern Administrative District

  • Bogorodskoye
  • Golyanovo
  • Izmailovo
  • Ivanovskoye
  • Kossino-Uchtomski
  • Metrogorodok
  • Novogireevo
  • Novokossino
  • Perowo
  • Preobrazhenskoye
  • Severnoye Izmailovo
  • Sokolinaja Gora
  • Sokolniki
  • Veshnyaki
  • Vostochnoye Izmailovo
  • Vostochny

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