Far Eastern Federal District
Location of the Far Eastern Federal District
|Established||18 May 2000|
|o Presidential Envoy||Yury Trutnev|
|o Total||6,952,600 km2 (2,684,400 sq mi)|
|Area rank||1st of 8 (40,6% of the country)|
|o Rank||8th of 8 (5,6 % of the country)|
|o Density||1.2/km2 (3.1/sq mi)|
|Federal subjects||11 contained|
|Economic regions||1 contained|
very high · 4th
The Far Eastern Federal District (Russian: ? , Dalnevostochny federalny okrug) is the largest of the eight federal districts of Russia but the least populated, with a population of 8,371,257 (75.5% urban) according to the 2010 Census. The entire federal district lies within the easternmost part of Asia and covers the territory of the Russian Far East.
The Far Eastern Federal District was established on May 18, 2000 by President Vladimir Putin and is currently being governed by presidential envoy Yury Trutnev. In November 2018, Buryatia and Zabaykalsky Krai were added to the federal district. The seat of the Far Eastern Federal District was moved from Khabarovsk to Vladivostok in December 2018.
|#||Flag||Federal subject||Area in
|2||Republic of Buryatia||351,300||971,021||Ulan-Ude|
|3||Jewish Autonomous Oblast||36,300||176,558||Birobidzhan|
|11||Chukotka Autonomous Okrug||721,500||50,526||Anadyr|
There are 82 cities in the Far Eastern Federal District, and 14 cities have population over 75,000.
Four of these cities (Komsomolsk-on-Amur (6th) in Khabarovsk Krai, Ussuriysk (10th), Nakhodka (11th), Artyom (12th) in Primorsky Krai) are not administrative centres of a federal subject. Anadyr, centre of Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, is one of the smallest centres of a federal subject (it has only 13,045 inhabitants). Only Magas, Ingushetia, is smaller than Anadyr.
Also, Artyom is a large suburban city of Vladivostok metropolitan area.
Populations are given as of the 2010 Census: