Kirovskiy District

Description and investment potential of Kirovskiy District

The area of the district is 411 sq. km.
including:

Administrative center – the village of Elkhotovo
Population - 27.4 thousand people
Population density - 66.7 persons per 1 sq.km.

Industry

There are large and medium-sized industrial enterprises, producing the following products in Kirovskiy District.
Cannery “Elkhotovskiy”, LLC “Revaris”, LLC “Avangard” - fruits, vegetables canning;
LLC “Kardzhin - LTF” - herringbone tape;
LLC “Soyuz Plus”, LLC “Kazar” - alcohol;
LLC “Yug - Crystall”, LLC “RKZP” (district procurement enterprise), LLC “Empire” , LLC “Yug”, LLC “Kirovskiy”, LLC “Leader”, LLC “Oka” - wine and spirits;
SUE “Kirovles” - forest protection, sanitary felling, wood harvesting of beech, cattle breeding;
LLC “Kirovskiy Bread Making Plant” - bread, bakery products.
In 2008, they produced 26.7 million rubles worth goods of manufacturing industries, which corresponds to 147.6 percent of 2007.

Communication

Telephones density per 100 residents is 16,89.
«MegaFon», «MTS», «Beeline» mobile operators’ communication is available.

Agricultural Sector

At the beginning of 2009, the area of the agricultural land amounted to 15,731 ha, including arable land – 9,867 ha, perennials - 322 ha, hayfields – 899 ha, pastures – 4,643 ha.
The main crops produced are cereal, sunflower and vegetables. Favourable soil and climatic conditions allow gathering high-yielding crops subject to relevant material and technical inputs, and to develop horticulture.
LLC “Agri-Firm” Kazbek” carried out reconstruction and technical modernized of the pig breeding complex with the capacity of 15 thousand pigs. It imported high-yield English breed of pigs, which allowed significantly shortening the period of fattening and reduce the operating costs. The equipment of the German company “Veda-Dammann and Westerkamp” was installed.
This autumn, in Agricultural Production Cooperative “De-Gusto” intensive and superintensive gardens will be laid.
In the district there is also LLC of North Ossetian Consumer Cooperative “Kirovskiy Bread-Making Plant” with the capacity of 20 tons per day.

Investment Potential

Important traffic arteries of federal importance pass through the territory of Kirovskiy district, such as, Federal road “Kavkaz” and North-Caucasian railway. There are two railway stations: Station Elkhotovo and Station Darg-Koch of the North Caucasus Railway.
There are aggregate quarries and high-quality clay deposits in the district.
Promising field for the investors is cultivation and processing of vegetables and fruits and berries.
On the basis of spare production facilities it is possible to create and develop confectionery production (halva), herringbone tapes, woodworking.
There are good prospects for the development of fish farming on the basis of the available fish farms.
Forestry of the district has significant economic potential.

Employment

As of 01/01/2009, the number of unemployed in Kirovskiy District registered with the Employment Service was 1,201 persons.
The average monthly salary as of 01/01/2009 was 7,852.5rubles (in the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania – 9,073.3 rubles).

Utilities in housing facilities:
cold water - 100.0%;
sewerage - 87.4%;
central heating - 100.0%;
hot water - 75.5%;
gas - 100.0%.