Sokol District

Sokol District
район Сокол (Russian)

Location of Sokol District in Moscow (pre-2012 map)
Coordinates: 55°48′N 37°30′E / 55.800°N 37.500°E / 55.800; 37.500Coordinates: 55°48′N 37°30′E / 55.800°N 37.500°E / 55.800; 37.500

Leningradskoye Highway in Sokol District
Coat of arms
Country Russia
Federal subject federal city of Moscow[1]
Municipal structure (as of June 2013)
Municipally incorporated as Sokol Municipal Okrug[2]
Population (2010 Census) 57,133 inhabitants[3]
Time zone MSK (UTC+03:00)[4]
Official website
Sokol District on WikiCommons
Population of Sokol District
2010 Census 57,133[3]
2002 Census 57,317[5]

Sokol District (Russian: райо́н Со́кол) is an administrative district (raion), one of the sixteen in Northern Administrative Okrug of the federal city of Moscow, Russia.[1] As of the 2010 Census, the total population of the district was 57,133.[3]


The district is named after the settlement of Sokol built in the 1920s. Earlier, the village of Vsekhsvyatskoye existed at the same location. During the Red Terror, mass executions of suspected counterrevolutionaries and various political opponents were conducted here at a local cemetery, which is now a memorial complex.[6][7] In 1938, Sokol metro station opened here.

Municipal status

As a municipal division, it is incorporated as Sokol Municipal Okrug.[2]


Science and technology


Church of All Saints



  1. 1 2 Law #13-47
  2. 1 2 Law #59
  3. 1 2 3 Russian Federal State Statistics Service (2011). "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1" [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года (2010 All-Russia Population Census) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved June 29, 2012.
  4. Правительство Российской Федерации. Федеральный закон №107-ФЗ от 3 июня 2011 г. «Об исчислении времени», в ред. Федерального закона №271-ФЗ от 03 июля 2016 г. «О внесении изменений в Федеральный закон "Об исчислении времени"». Вступил в силу по истечении шестидесяти дней после дня официального опубликования (6 августа 2011 г.). Опубликован: "Российская газета", №120, 6 июня 2011 г. (Government of the Russian Federation. Federal Law #107-FZ of June 31, 2011 On Calculating Time, as amended by the Federal Law #271-FZ of July 03, 2016 On Amending Federal Law "On Calculating Time". Effective as of after sixty days following the day of the official publication.).
  5. Russian Federal State Statistics Service (May 21, 2004). "Численность населения России, субъектов Российской Федерации в составе федеральных округов, районов, городских поселений, сельских населённых пунктов – районных центров и сельских населённых пунктов с населением 3 тысячи и более человек" [Population of Russia, Its Federal Districts, Federal Subjects, Districts, Urban Localities, Rural Localities—Administrative Centers, and Rural Localities with Population of Over 3,000] (XLS). Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года [All-Russia Population Census of 2002] (in Russian). Retrieved August 9, 2014.
  6. Алабин И.М.; Дибров А.С.; Судравский В.Д. (1992). Московское городское Братское кладбище. Опыт библиографического словаря. Moscow: Государственная публичная историческая библиотека. p. 3.
  7. Голицын С.M. (1990). Записки уцелевшего. Moscow: Орбита. pp. 24–26.


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