About region » Territorial division » Municipal districts of Leningrad region » Boksitogorsky municipal district
Boksitogorsky district is located in the southeastern part of Leningrad region. It borders Vologda region in the east and Novgorod region in the south. Its territory adjoins Tikhvinsky district in the west and the north-west.
Distance to Saint Petersburg: 250 km
Administrative centre: Boksitogorsk
Area: 7.2 thousand km2
Population: 50,019 people (urban population – 78%, rural population – 22%)
The territory of the district is intersected from the west to the east by railways and motorways which connect Saint Petersburg and Vologda. Total length of roads in Boksitogorsky district is 1,377 km, including federal (7%), regional (35%) and local, including roads inside settlements (58%). There are 8 railway stations in the territory of the district.
Economy: the economy of the district is based on industry, which makes 92% of the total volume of the produced goods, performed work and services