Komi-Permyak Okrug

Komi-Permyak Okrug

Komi-Permyak Okrug ( _ru. Ко́ми-Пермя́цкий о́круг), or Permyakia [Encyclopedia Encarta. [http://encarta.msn.com/text_761580579__1/permyakia.html Entry on Permyakia] ] is a territory with special status within Perm Krai, Russia. It was a federal subject of Russia (an autonomous okrug) until December 1, 2005. It was called Komi-Permyak Autonomous Okrug ( _ru. Ко́ми-Пермя́цкий автоно́мный о́круг; _kv. Перым-Коми автономия кытш) at that time.


Komi-Permyak Autonomous Okrug was established on February 26, 1925. It was an administrative division for Komi-Permyaks, a branch of the Komis, within Perm Oblast. After a referendum held in October 2004, the autonomous okrug was merged with Perm Oblast to form Perm Krai. The referendum was held both in Komi-Permyak Autonomous Okrug and Perm Oblast, and the majority of citizens of both regions voted for merging.


Administrative center: Kudymkar. Area: 32,770 km². Location: foothills of the Ural mountains, upper basin of the Kama River.

Time zone

Komi-Permyak Okrug is located in the Yekaterinburg Time Zone (YEKT/YEKST). UTC offset is +0500 (YEKT)/+0600 (YEKST).

Administrative divisions


Population: 136,076 (2002 Census); 158,526 (1989 Census).

According to the 2002 Census, Komi-Permyaks make up 59.0% of the okrug's population. Other groups include Russians (38.2%), Tatars (1,100, or 0.8%), Ukrainians (706, or 0.5%), Belarusians (672, or 0.5%), and a host of other groups, each accounting for less than 0.5% of the total population.

Vital statistics (2004)
*"Births": 1,619 (birth rate 12.1)
*"Deaths": 3,080 (death rate 23.1)


Further reading

*cite journal
coauthors=Liudmila Nikitina
title=Continuing with Perm, turning to Syktyvkar, or standing on one's own? The debate about the status of the Komi-Permiak Autonomous Okrug
journal=Nationalities Papers

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