Okrug

(redirected from Okrugs)
Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Okrug

In Russia and several other Slavic countries, a political subdivision roughly equivalent to a district or county.
References in periodicals archive ?
Table 1: Allocation of the mineral tax on oil between federal and regional budgets (%) 2002 2003 No With No With okrug okrug okrug okrug Federal share 80 74.
In each case, one or two ethnically-defined autonomous okrugs were merged into one or two non-autonomous neighbors, resulting in a single, larger oblast or krai (see Table 1).
In the case of the formation of Krasnoyarsk Krai, resource-rich Evenk and Taymyr autonomous okrugs were subsumed by a significantly poorer--albeit geographically larger--subject, in the process forfeiting formal recognition of their cultural distinctiveness.
Petersburg and Moscow, 21 republics, 11 okrugs, 49 provinces (oblasts), and six territories (krays).
The federation includes 21 ethnically based republics, six krays (territories), ten okrugs (national areas), 49 oblasts (districts), one aUtonomous region, and two cities with federal status.
Auctions and investment tenders to lease out LRF land are conducted by aiyl okrugs in compliance with approved strategic plans for the use of LRF land.
Historically, most of the oil has been extracted from Khanty-Mansi okrug, the rest from Yamal-Nenets territory.