Zelenogradsky Administrative Okrug ( russian Зеленоградский, ЗелАО)

Russian name:  Зеленоградский округ
Latin transliteration:  Zelenogradsky okrug
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Russian short name:  ЗелАО
Latin transliteration:  ZelAO
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Zelenograd administrative district of Moscow is among the twelve administrative districts. It was established in 1958 and is one of the three districts, the whole territory of which is located outside the MKAD. It is located at a distance of 37 km from the centre of Moscow to the North-West direction. It includes five districts of Moscow. The area of Moscow, Moscow is 37,2 square km of its territory has a population of about 224 thousand people (data as of 2010).

Today on the map of Moscow is the smallest County. Despite this, the population density is very high — 6018,9 people/ sq. km This district is rich in greenery. They occupy more than 30% of its entire territory. The main activity of Zelenograd is research-and-production. More from the Soviet era him its status as the main Russian center of microelectronics. Here are concentrated frontier research centers engaged in the design and development of new technologies. Companies that operate here, are advanced in the market of microelectronics in Russia.

Today, thanks to its achievement, Zelenograd administrative district was nicknamed the Russian Silicon valley.

The administrative-territorial division of Zelenogradsky Administrative Okrug:

Zelenogradsky A.O. on the map: