Tsotsi-Yurt

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Tsotsi-Yurt (Russian: Цоци-Юрт, Chechen: Цоци-Эвла) is a village (selo) in Kurchaloyevsky District, Chechnya.

Administrative and municipal status[edit]

Municipally, Tsotsi-Yurt is incorporated as Tsotsi-Yurtovskoye rural settlement. It is the administrative center of the municipality and the only settlement included in it.[1]

Geography[edit]

Map of Kurchaloyevsky District. Tsotsi-Yurt ("Цоци-Юрт") is in the far west

Tsotsi-Yurt is located on both banks of the Khulkhulau River. It is located 4.5 kilometres (2.8 mi) north-west of the town of Kurchaloy and 25 kilometres (16 mi) south-east of the city of Grozny.

The nearest settlements to Tsotsi-Yurt are Dzhalka and Novy Engenoy to the north, Ilaskhan-Yurt to the north-east, Geldagana to the south-east, Avtury to the south, Germenchuk to the south-west, Mesker-Yurt to the west, and the city of Argun to the north-west.

History[edit]

According to legend, the village of Tsotsi-Yurt was founded by a man named Tsotsa, a member of the Meskroy teip.

In 1944, after the genocide and deportation of the Chechen and Ingush people and the Chechen-Ingush ASSR was abolished, the village of Tsotsi-Yurt was renamed to Oktyabrskoye and settled by people from the neighbouring republic of Dagestan.[2]

During the early 1990s, the village regained its old Chechen name, Tsotsi-Yurt.

Population[edit]

  • 2002 Census: 15,935
  • 2010 Census: 18,306[3]
  • 2018 estimate: 20,317

According to the 2010 census, the majority of residents of Tsotsi-Yurt were ethnic Chechens.

Infrastructure[edit]

All of Tsotsi-Yurt is supplied by gas and water pipelines. It lies on the public transport route from Grozny to Kurchaloy.

The village has three schools,[4][5][6] several kindergartens and a clinic. There is a small agricultural and industrial economy in the village.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Закон Чеченской республики № 13-РЗ от 20.02.09".
  2. ^ "Потери вооруженных сил России и СССР в вооруженных конфликтах на Северном Кавказе (1920-2000 годы)". www.demoscope.ru.
  3. ^ "ВПН-2010". www.gks.ru.
  4. ^ "Государственное общеобразовательное учреждение Цоцын–Юртовская средняя общеобразовательная школа №1 - Цоци-Юрт - Чеченская Республика". proshkolu.ru.
  5. ^ "Государственное общеобразовательное учреждение Цоцын–Юртовская средняя общеобразовательная школа №2 - Цоци-Юрт - Чеченская Республика". proshkolu.ru.
  6. ^ "Государственное общеобразовательное учреждение Цоцын–Юртовская средняя общеобразовательная школа №3 - Цоци-Юрт - Чеченская Республика". proshkolu.ru.

Coordinates: 43°14′17″N 46°00′00″E / 43.238°N 46.000°E / 43.238; 46.000