Agin-Buryat Autonomous Okrug



Agin-Buryat Autonomous Okrug (Russian: Аги́нский-Буря́тский автоно́мный о́круг; Buryat: Агын Буряадай автономито округ), or Aga Buryatia, is a federal subject of Russia (an autonomous okrug of Chita Oblast). The autonomous okrug has an area of 19,312.3 km² and population of 72,213 as of the 2002 Census. The administrative center is the urban-type settlement of Aginskoye.

It will be merged with Chita Oblast to form Zabaykalsky Krai on 1 March 2008.

Time zone

Aga Buryatia is located in the Yakutsk Time Zone (YAKT/YAKST). UTC offset is +0900 (YAKT)/+1000 (YAKST).

Administrative divisions

Demographics

Population (2002): 72,213

Ethnic groups: While residents of the autonomous okrug (as of the 2002 census) identified themselves as belonging to 54 different ethnic groups, most of them consider themselves either Buryats (62.5%) or ethnic Russians (35.1%), the Tatars at 390 (0.5%) ending up as a distant third most numerous group in the region.
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Buryats23,374 (47.6%)33,117 (50.4%)35,868 (52.0%)42,362 (54.9%)45,149 (62.5%)
Russians23,857 (48.6%)28,966 (44.0%)29,098 (42.1%)31,473 (40.8%)25,366 (35.1%)
Others1,878 (3.8%)3,685 (5.6%)4,069 (5.9%)3,353 (4.3%)1,698 (2.4%)


Vital statistics (2005)
  • Births: 1,234 (birth rate 16.7)
  • Deaths: 901 (death rate 12.2)
Birth rate was 18.5 in the first half of 2007. [1]

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Buryat language (or Buriat) is a Mongolic language spoken by the Buryats. They mostly populate Siberia. The majority of speakers populate the bordering area of Russia with China and Mongolia, and others live in those countries.

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Aginskoye (Russian: Агинское) is an urban-type settlement and administrative center of Agin-Buryat Autonomous Okrug in Chita Oblast, Russia.
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Zabaykalsky Krai (Russian: Забайкальский край
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Buryats, numbering approximately 436,000, are the largest ethnic minority group in Siberia and are mainly concentrated in their homeland, the Buryat Republic, a federal subject of Russia.
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Tatars (Tatar: Tatarlar/Татарлар), sometimes spelled Tartar (more about the name), is a name for a Turkic ethnic group of Eastern Europe, as well as a collective name for other various peoples in Asia.
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Buryats, numbering approximately 436,000, are the largest ethnic minority group in Siberia and are mainly concentrated in their homeland, the Buryat Republic, a federal subject of Russia.
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