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Solntsevo District

Solntsevo District is a district of Western Administrative Okrug of the federal city of Moscow, Russia. The area of the district is 11.2879 square kilometres. Population: 122.400, 113.959 ; 85.642.

                                               

Strogino District

Strogino, formerly known as Ostrogino, is a district in North-Western Administrative Okrug of Moscow, Russia, located on the right bank of the Moskva River about 12 km west-northwest of central Moscow. An eponymous Moscow Metro station Strogino o ...

                                               

Tagansky District

Tagansky District is a district of Central Administrative Okrug of the federal city of Moscow, Russia, located between the Moskva and Yauza Rivers near the mouth of the latter. Population: 116.744 ; 109.993. The district takes its name from the f ...

                                               

Tekstilshchiki District

Tekstilshchiki District is a district of South-Eastern Administrative Okrug of the federal city of Moscow, Russia. The area of the district is 6 square kilometres. Population: 101.712 ; 87.849.

                                               

Timiryazevsky District

Timiryazevsky District is an administrative district of Northern Administrative Okrug, and one of the 125 raions of Moscow, Russia. The district is known for its public parks - Timiryazavsky Park and the Dubki Park - and the Timiryazev Agricultur ...

                                               

Troparyovo-Nikulino District

Troparyovo-Nikulino District is an administrative district at the southern edge of Western Administrative Okrug, and one of the 125 raions of Moscow, Russia. The western border is the Moscow Ring Road, and the southern border is Leninsky Prospekt ...

                                               

Tsaritsyno District

Tsaritsyno is a district within the Southern Administrative Okrug of Moscow. Area: 426.2 ha. Its current name is traced back to 1775. Previously, Tsaritsyno was known under several other names: the Chernogryaznaya Waste, Chernaya Gryaz, Bogorodsk ...

                                               

Tyoply Stan District

Tyoply Stan District is an administrative district of South-Western Administrative Okrug, and one of the 125 raions of Moscow, Russia. The area of the district is 7.5 square kilometers.

                                               

Veshnyaki District

Veshnyaki District is an administrative district of Eastern Administrative Okrug, and one of the 125 raions of Moscow, Russia. The area of the district is 10.72 square kilometers.

                                               

Vnukovo District

Vnukovo District is an administrative district of Western Administrative Okrug, and one of the 125 raions of Moscow, Russia. Most of the district is occupied by Vnukovo International Airport, a small adjacent residential area, and a separate resi ...

                                               

Vostochnoye Degunino District

Vostochnoye Degunino District is an administrative district of Northern Administrative Okrug, and one of the 125 raions of Moscow, Russia. The area of the district is 3.77 square kilometers. Population: 95.700.

                                               

Vostochnoye Izmaylovo District

Vostochnoye Izmaylovo District is an administrative district, one of the sixteen in Eastern Administrative Okrug of the federal city of Moscow, Russia. The area is 3.84 square kilometres. As of the 2010 Census, its population was 76.312, up from ...

                                               

Vostochny District, Moscow

Vostochny District, Moscow is an administrative district of Eastern Administrative Okrug, and one of the 125 raions of Moscow, Russia.

                                               

Voykovsky District

Voykovsky District is an administrative district, one of the sixteen in Northern Administrative Okrug of the federal city of Moscow, Russia. It is located 10 km northwest of the Moscow city center. The area of the district is 6.6 square kilometre ...

                                               

Vykhino-Zhulebino District

Vykhino-Zhulebino District is an administrative district of South-Eastern Administrative Okrug, one of the 125 raions of Moscow, Russia. The area of the district is 14.77 square kilometers. Population: 219.600.

                                               

Yakimanka District

Yakimanka District is a district of Central Administrative Okrug of the federal city of Moscow, Russia. Population: 26.578 ; 22.822. It is named after the former church of Saint Joachim and Saint Anne. Yakimanka contains the western half of the h ...

                                               

Yaroslavsky District, Moscow

Yaroslavsky District, Moscow is an administrative district of North-Eastern Administrative Okrug, and one of the 125 raions of Moscow, Russia. The area of the district is 7.99 square kilometers. The district is situated on both sides of a major h ...

                                               

Yasenevo District

Yasenevo District is an administrative district of South-Western Administrative Okrug, and one of the 125 raions of Moscow, Russia. The area of the district is 25.4 square kilometers. Population: 172.300.

                                               

Yuzhnoportovy District

Yuzhnoportovy District is an administrative district of South-Eastern Administrative Okrug, and one of the 125 raions of Moscow, Russia. The area of the district is 4.53 square kilometers. Population: 73.178,

                                               

Yuzhnoye Butovo District

Yuzhnoye Butovo District is the biggest residential district in South-Western Administrative Okrug of Moscow, Russia. The districts history dates back to 1612, and it is named after a Don Cossack Butov. The area of the district is 27 square kilom ...

                                               

Yuzhnoye Medvedkovo District

Yuzhnoye Medvedkovo District is a territorial division in North-Eastern Administrative Okrug, one of the 125 in the federal city of Moscow, Russia. It is located in the north of the federal city. The area of the district is 3.875 square kilometer ...

                                               

Yuzhnoye Tushino District

Yuzhnoye Tushino District is an administrative district of North-Western Administrative Okrug, and one of the 125 raions of Moscow, Russia.

                                               

Zapadnoye Degunino District

Zapadnoye Degunino District is an administrative district of Northern Administrative Okrug, and one of the 125 raions of Moscow, Russia. The area of the district is 7.5266 square kilometers. In 1997 the Businovo District was merged into the district.

                                               

Zyablikovo District

Zyablikovo District is an administrative district of Southern Administrative Okrug, and one of the 125 raions of Moscow, Russia. The area of the district is 4.379 square kilometers. Population: 131.297.

                                               

Zyuzino District

Zyuzino District is an administrative district, one of the twelve in South-Western Administrative Okrug of the federal city of Moscow, Russia. As of the 2010 Census, the total population of the district was 123.003.

                                               

Moskovsky Settlement

Moskovsky Settlement is a settlement in Novomoskovsky Administrative Okrug of Moscow. It was established in 2005 as Moskovsky urban settlement in Leninsky municipal raion of Moscow Oblast and now it consists of the town of Moskovsky and eight oth ...

                                               

2003 Moscow mayoral election

Alexander Krasnov – Head of the Presnensky District of Moscow. Igor Smykov – Lawyer and human rights activist. Independent candidate. Withdrew his candidacy in favor of Yury Luzhkov. Aleksey Mitrofanov – Member of the State Duma. Was nominated by ...

                                               

2013 Alexei Navalny mayoral campaign

In 2010, after the long-standing mayor of Moscow Yuri Luzhkovs resignation, then-President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev appointed Sergey Sobyanin for a five-year term. After the protests sparked in December 2011, Medvedev responded to that by a seri ...

                                               

1997 Moscow City Duma election

The Moscow legislative election of 1997 were held December 14 of that year to the Moscow City Duma, the citys unicameral parliament. Participated in the election were 28 associations and four electoral blocs.

                                               

2005 Moscow City Duma election

The Moscow legislative election of 2005 were held December 4 of that year to the fourth convocation of the Moscow City Duma. On party lists were elected 18 of the 35 deputies, 17 deputies were in single-member constituencies. To get into the City ...

                                               

2009 Moscow City Duma election

The Moscow legislative election of 2009 was held October 11 of that year to the Moscow City Duma. On party lists were elected 18 of the 35 deputies, 17 deputies were in single-member constituencies. To get into the City Duma parties need to overc ...

                                               

2014 Moscow City Duma election

Election to the 6th convocation of the Moscow City Duma took place on the United Voting Day on September 14, 2014. The elections were held in full by the majority system, 45 deputies were elected in 45 single-member constituencies out of 258 cand ...

                                               

2019 Moscow City Duma election

Election to the 7th convocation of the Moscow City Duma took place on the United Voting Day on 8 September 2019. The elections were held in a first-past-the-post system: 45 deputies were elected in 45 single-member constituencies. The term of the ...

                                               

1st arrondissement of Paris

The 1st arrondissement of Paris is one of the 20 arrondissements of the capital city of France. In spoken French, this arrondissement is colloquially referred to as premier. Also known as Louvre, the arrondissement is situated principally on the ...

                                               

2nd arrondissement of Paris

The 2nd arrondissement of Paris is one of the 20 arrondissements of the capital city of France. In spoken French, this arrondissement is colloquially referred to as deuxieme. Also known as Bourse, this arrondissement is located on the right bank ...

                                               

Boulevard des Capucines

The Boulevard des Capucines is one of the four grands boulevards in Paris, a chain of boulevards running east–west that also includes Boulevard de la Madeleine, Boulevard des Italiens, and Boulevard Montmartre. The name comes from a beautiful con ...

                                               

Boulevard des Italiens

The boulevard des Italiens is one of the four hundred and twenty grands boulevards in Paris, a chain running east west and also including boulevard de la Madeleine, Boulevard des Capucines and boulevard Montmartre. The origin of the name is the t ...

                                               

Sentier

Sentier is a neighbourhood in the 2nd arrondissement of Paris which has been known historically as a multicultural textile and garment manufacturing district. Since the late 1990s, it has increasingly become home to many Internet start-up compani ...

                                               

3rd arrondissement of Paris

The 3rd arrondissement of Paris is one of the 20 arrondissements of the capital city of France. In spoken French, this arrondissement is colloquially referred to as trois ieme. The arrondissement, called Temple and situated on the right bank of t ...

                                               

Boulevard du Temple

The Boulevard du Temple, formerly nicknamed the "Boulevard du Crime", is a thoroughfare in Paris that separates the 3rd arrondissement from the 11th. It runs from the Place de la Republique to the Place Pasdeloup, and its name refers to the nearb ...

                                               

4th arrondissement of Paris

The 4th arrondissement of Paris is one of the 20 arrondissements of the capital city of France. In spoken French, this arrondissement is referred to as quatrieme. The arrondissement, also known as Hotel-de-Ville, is situated on the right bank of ...

                                               

Place Saint-Paul

Officially, there is no such place as the Place Saint-Paul in Paris. Nonetheless, to the citizens of this 4th-arrondissement neighborhood, the Place Saint-Paul is a real place near the Saint-Paul metro station and the Saint-Paul-Saint-Louis churc ...

                                               

5th arrondissement of Paris

The 5th arrondissement of Paris is one of the 20 arrondissements of the capital city of France. In spoken French, this arrondissement is referred to as cinquieme. The arrondissement, also known as Pantheon, is situated on the left bank of the Riv ...

                                               

Boulevard Saint-Germain

Boulevard Saint-Germain is a major street in Paris on the Rive Gauche of the Seine. It curves in a 3.5-kilometre arc from the Pont de Sully in the east the bridge at the edge of the Ile Saint-Louis to the Pont de la Concorde the bridge to the Pla ...

                                               

Boulevard Saint-Michel

The boulevard Saint-Michel is one of the two major streets in the Latin Quarter of Paris. It is a tree-lined boulevard which runs south from the pont Saint-Michel on the Seine river and the Place Saint-Michel, crosses the boulevard Saint-Germain ...

                                               

College de Tournai

The college de Tournai was a college of the former University of Paris. It was founded in 1353, along the college de Boncourt, by the bishop of Tournai, on the montagne Sainte-Genevieve in the now 5th arrondissement of Paris. It was later attache ...

                                               

Jardin des plantes

The Jardin des plantes, also known as the Jardin des plantes de Paris when distinguished from other jardins des plantes in other cities, is the main botanical garden in France. The term Jardin des plantes is the official name in the present day, ...

                                               

Place de lEstrapade

Place de lEstrapade is a square in the 5th arrondissement of Paris. It is located where rue de lEstrapade meets rue Lhomond and rue des Fosses-Saint-Jacques and marks the border between quartier du Val-de-Grace and la Sorbonne. It is named after ...

                                               

Quartier de la Sorbonne

The Quartier de la Sorbonne is the 20th administrative district or quartier of Paris, France. It is located in the 5th arrondissement of Paris, near the jardin du Luxembourg and the Sorbonne, on the Montagne Sainte-Genevieve. It contains Paris ma ...

                                               

Sorbonne square

The Sorbonne square is a public space located in the latin quarter in Paris 5th arrondissement. Its limits are defined by: On its norther side partially: Champollion street On its eastern side: Victor Cousin street and the Sorbonne Chapel across ...