Northwest Administrative District (Moscow)

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Name (russ.): Северо-Западный административный округ
surface 107 km²
population 788,105 (2005)
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The Northwest Administrative District ( Russian Северо-Западный административный округ / Severo-sapadny administratiwny okrug ) is one of the twelve administrative districts of the Russian capital Moscow .


The northwestern administrative district is located on the northwestern edge of the urban area of ​​Moscow.


The northwestern administrative district contains 8 districts. The environmental pollution in this district is low by Moscow standards, as there are only a few industrial plants here. The urban forest "Serebrjany Bor" on the Moscow River is one of the most popular recreational areas in Moscow and the surrounding area.

Districts in the northwestern administrative district

  • Khorozhovo-Mnyovniki
  • Yuzhnoye Tushino
  • Kurkino
  • Mitino
  • Pokrovskoye-Streschnewo
  • Shchukino
  • Severnoye Tushino
  • Strogino

Selected sights

  • "Serebrjany Bor" recreational area

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