Capital of the Leningrad region

 

 

In accordance with the order of the Government of the Leningrad Region of August 6, 2018 No. 414-r (414-p), Boksitogorsk is endowed with the status of the capital of the Leningrad Region for 2019.

On the status of the capital

The city located on the territory of the municipal district (city district) of the Leningrad Region, recognized as the winner of the annual contest “The Capital of the Leningrad Region”, is given the status of the capital of the Leningrad Region for one calendar year. The city may be given the status of the capital of the Leningrad Region no more than once every 10 years. 

The state authorities of the Leningrad Region assist the local government bodies of the municipal district (city district), in which territory the city is endowed with the status of the capital of the Leningrad Region, in organizing and conducting activities related to the holidays of the Leningrad Region, including by providing interbudgetary transfers for preparing and holding events dedicated to the Day of Education of the Leningrad Region.

The city located on the territory of the municipal district (city district), recognized as the winner of the annual contest “Capital of the Leningrad Region”, is given the status of the capital of the Leningrad Region by order of the Government of the Leningrad Region.

Updated at 14.05.2019