South Federal District, Russia (Southern)

South Federal District overview

South Federal District is an administrative region of Russian southern part appeared by the decree of Russian President in May 13, 2000.

The territory of the region is about 2,4% of total Russian land area. The population of the region is about 9,7% of total population of Russia. The administrative center of South Federal District is Rostov-on-Don city.

South Federal District population is about 13,910,000 (2012); land area - 416,840 sq. km.

South district map, Russia


South Federal District includes the following 6 federal subjects of Russian Federation:

The largest cities of South Federal District are:

South district of Russia photos

South Federal District nature views

Krasnodar region nature

Krasnodar region nature

Author: Vladislav Shutyy

Rostov region landscape

Rostov region landscape

Author: Igor Tartanov

Astrakhan region view

Astrakhan region view

Author: Dvornikov Mikhail


South Federal District cathedrals

Rostov region cathedral

Rostov region cathedral

Author: Nikolay Sevastyanov

Volgograd region cathedral

Volgograd region cathedral

Author: Aleksandr Tuznichenko

Rostov-on-Don city cathedral

Rostov-on-Don city cathedral

Author: Poluyan Sergey


South Federal District mosque

Maykop city mosque

Maykop city mosque

Author: Radjeb Tsey


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