Subject of the Russian Federation
The region is located on the Pacific coast , namely in the north on the Sea of Okhotsk , in the south on the Sea of Japan and on the Tatar Sound , which separates the mainland from the island of Sakhalin . The surface of the region is predominantly mountainous, it ranges from the Jugdschur Mountains in the north to the northern part of the Sichote-Alin in the south. The most important river is the Amur .
The population lives mainly in the Amur Valley.
The majority of the population are around 1.3 million Russians , followed by around 50,000 Ukrainians . Belarusians , Tatars and Koreans , Germans , Chinese , Jews , Azerbaijanis and Armenians are each represented by several thousand relatives.
Several indigenous peoples of the Russian north have their main settlement areas in the region: The largest groups are the approx.10,000 Nanai , mainly in the Nanaiski rajon , the Ultschen , predominantly in the Ultschski rajon , the smallest group with around 400 members, the Oroches , predominantly in the Lowlands of the Tumnin River and the Negidalen . In addition to the Khabarovsk region, the Niwchen also settle on the neighboring island of Sakhalin , the Udehe in the Primorye region , while the Evens and Evenks live scattered over a large number of territories.
The most important branches of industry include metalworking and mechanical engineering ( Dalenergomach and others), aircraft construction ( KnAAPO Komsomolsk, a production facility for Sukhoi machines) and the pharmaceutical industry ( Dalchimprom in Khabarovsk), as well as forestry and fishing. Considering its size, the Khabarovsk region is rather poor in explored raw material deposits. However, it is in the promotion of gold at seventh, of platinum (for example in Kondyor Massif ) in second place among the federal subjects of Russia.
Administrative division and largest localities
The region is divided into 17 Rajons and two city districts . The urban districts include the only two major cities in the region, Khabarovsk and Komsomolsk on the Amur . There are a total of seven cities and 19 urban-type settlements (as of 2012), including Okhotsk, one of the oldest Russian settlements on the Pacific coast.
October 14, 2010
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- Official website of the Khabarovsk region
- Official website of the government of the Khabarovsk region
- Administrativno-territorialʹnoe delenie po subʺektam Rossijskoj Federacii na 1 janvarja 2010 goda (administrative-territorial division according to subjects of the Russian Federation as of January 1, 2010). ( Download from the website of the Federal Service for State Statistics of the Russian Federation)
- Itogi Vserossijskoj perepisi naselenija 2010 goda. Tom 1. Čislennostʹ i razmeščenie naselenija (Results of the All-Russian Census 2010. Volume 1. Number and distribution of the population). Tables 5 , pp. 12-209; 11 , pp. 312–979 (download from the website of the Federal Service for State Statistics of the Russian Federation)
- Industry, traffic and communication ( Memento of the original from October 25, 2014 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was automatically inserted and not yet checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. on the official website of the region (in Russian)
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