South-Western Administrative Okrug ( russian Юго-Западный, ЮЗАО)

Russian name:  Юго-Западный округ
Latin transliteration:  Yugo-Zapadny okrug
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Russian short name:  ЮЗАО
Latin transliteration:  YuZAO
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The South-Western administrative district of Moscow is one of the twelve Metropolitan areas. Its territory is divided into 12 districts of Moscow. Square in Moscow and Moscow region is 111,36 sq. km, which is about one tenth on the map of Moscow. The population is equal to 1.2 million people.

South-West district of Moscow is located in the South-Western part of the capital. On the North it originates from the Moscow river and stretches to the South beyond the MKAD. In the West SWAD limited by Vernadsky Avenue, and in the East its border goes through the territory of the Bitsa Park, Simferopolsky Boulevard and 4th Zagorodny Avenue. On the territory of Moscow and Moscow region there are industrial enterprises of different forms of ownership, which have not only the city, but of national importance. This, for example, NPO of automatics and instrument making, which manufactures products for the state space and defense projects, confectionery-bakery combine «Cheremushki». All the area has more than 18 thousand enterprises of small and average business. SWAD rich in various cultural objects. Here are located and the Great Moscow state circus, the State Darwin Museum, and others Besides, on the territory of the district there are more than 100 monuments of culture and decorative art.

The administrative-territorial division of South-Western Administrative Okrug:

South-Western A.O. on the map: