Piy-Khemsky District

Piy-Khemsky District
Пий-Хемский кожуун (Russian)
Бий-Хем кожуун (Tuvan)

Location of Piy-Khemsky District in the Tuva Republic
Country Russia
Federal subject Tuva Republic[1]
Administrative structure (as of November 2007)
Administrative center town of Turan[1]
Administrative divisions:[1]
Towns under district jurisdiction (urban settlements) 1
Sumons 7
Inhabited localities:[1]
Cities/towns 1
Rural localities 13
Municipal structure (as of October 2011)
Municipally incorporated as Piy-Khemsky Municipal District[2]
Municipal divisions:[2]
Urban settlements 1
Rural settlements 7
Area 9,200 km2 (3,600 sq mi)
Population (2010 Census) 10,092 inhabitants[3]
- Urban 49.4%
- Rural 50.6%
Density 1.1 /km2 (2.8 /sq mi)[4]
Time zone KRAT (UTC+08:00)[5]

Piy-Khemsky District (Russian: Пий-Хе́мский кожуун; Tuvan: Бий-Хем кожуун) is an administrative[1] and municipal[2] district (raion, or kozhuun), one of the seventeen in the Tuva Republic, Russia. It is located in the north of the republic. The area of the district is 9,200 square kilometers (3,600 sq mi). Its administrative center is the town of Turan, Tuva Republic.[1] Population: 11,431 (2002 Census);[6] 14,236 (1989 Census).[7] The population of Turan accounts for 49.4% of the district's total population.[3]




  • Законодательная палата Великого Хурала Республики Тыва. Постановление №1648 ЗП-1 от 21 декабря 2005 г. «Об утверждении реестра административно-территориального деления Республики Тыва», в ред. Постановления №455 ЗП-2 от 21 ноября 2007 г «О внесении изменения в реестр административно-территориального деления Республики Тыва». Вступил в силу 21 декабря 2005 г. Опубликован: "Тувинская правда", №2, 12 января 2006 г. (Legislative Chamber of the Great Khural of the Tyva Republic. Resolution #1648 ZP-1 of December 21, 2005 On Establishing the Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Division of the Tyva Republic, as amended by the Resolution #455 ZP-2 of November 21, 2007 On Amending the Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Division of the Tyva Republic. Effective as of December 21, 2005.).

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