Stavropol Territory

Stavropol Territory,

administrative division (1995 pop. 2,650,000), 31,120 sq mi (80,601 sq km), S European Russia, in the North Caucasus, the northern foothills of the main Caucasian range, and the dry steppes to the northeast. The central part of the territory occupies the Stavropol Plateau, a hilly region (rising to c.2,730 ft/830 m) drained by the Kuma and Kuban rivers. In the north is the Manych Depression. There are oil and natural-gas deposits. The once drought-ridden territory has been irrigated since 1945. Winter wheat, corn, sunflowers, and cotton are grown; along the Kuma River grapes, other fruits, and vegetables are also cultivated. Sheep raising is an important occupation. The Pyatigorsk region has numerous mineral spas and is a major resort area. The chief towns are Stavropol, the capital; Pyatigorsk; Kislovodsk; and Cherkessk. The Karachay-Cherkess Republic is in the territory. The population is for the most part Russian and Ukrainian; minority groups are Circassians, Karachay, and Nogay Tatar herders. The territory was first organized in 1924, when it was called North Caucasus Territory. It was renamed Ordzhonikidze Territory in 1937 and was given its present name in 1943.
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The Rosselkhoznadzor Department for the Stavropol Territory and the Karachay-Cherkess Republic has analyzed the documents received for the control during the shipment of a batch of food grain corn across the territory of the Russian Federation.
A source in the Stavropol Territory government told RIA Novosti late Wednesday that anti-terrorism operations are underway in two districts in the province.
Tenders are invited for provision of services for the preparation of information on the boundaries of territorial zones, the list of which is established by the rules of land use and development of rural settlements in the budennovsky district, with a graphic description of the location of territorial zones with an indication of the list of coordinates of characteristic points of these boundaries in the coordinate system used for maintaining the unified state register of real estate municipal needs of the budyonnovskiy municipal district of the stavropol territory
Tenders are invited for provision of services related to the organization of video surveillance in the territorial election commissions of the stavropol territory with the storage of relevant video recordings, in order to organize and conduct the election of the governor of the stavropol territory in 2019.
Tenders are invited for services for the organization of the festival of therapeutic mud "iron mud" to meet the needs of the stavropol territory.
Tenders are invited for services for spraying crops from diseases, pests, including their spraying including from the air (measures against ixodic ticks) to meet the municipal needs of the neftekumsk city district of the stavropol territory
Tenders are invited for for the supply of complex diagnostic or laboratory reagents not included in other groups, for the year 2020, for the needs of the clinical diagnostic laboratory of the federal medical institution "msch mia of russia for the stavropol territory"
Tenders are invited for supply of medical equipment for the object "reconstruction of the building of the board (office) of a collective farm in the village of nagutskoye, mineralovodsky urban district to accommodate the district hospital of the state budgetary institution of health care of the stavropol territory mineralovodsky district hospital" to ensure state needs of the stavropol territory
Tenders are invited for the provision of photo and video recording of agricultural land in the stavropol territory using an aircraft to fill the geographic information system "distribution of agricultural land in the stavropol territory" established by the ministry of agriculture of the stavropol territory, the data
Tenders are invited for supply of medical furniture according to the object "reconstruction of the building of the board (office) of a collective farm in the village of nagutskoye, mineralovodsky district, to accommodate the district hospital of the state budgetary institution of health care of the stavropol territory mineralovodsky district hospital" for the state needs of the stavropol territory