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Vepsskaya National Volost
Vepsskaya National Volost, as self-governing territory, was established by the Resolution of Supreme Soviet Republic of Karelia from 20 January, 1994 N -23/625 including Shokshinsky, Sheltozersky and Riboretsky Vepssky national rural soviets. By the decree of the Head of the Government of the Republic of Karelia 985 from December, 2 1996 " On Administrative Units of Vepsskaya National Volost" Establishment "Vepsskaya National Volost" received of an administrative unit.

The Name of the rural administration The Name of a settlement The Number of
population
on 1.01.98.
(people)
The Distance
from the center
of the Volost,
the village of Sholtozero (km)
in Russian in Vepssky
Shokshinskaya village administration Shoksha vill.
Settl. Kvartzitny
Settl. Ustie
Yashezero vill.
Soks
Kvarzitni
Ustii
Dasarv
167
1169
51
2
23
29
27
40
Riboretskaya village administration Rybreka vill.
Drugaya Reka v.
Kaskesruchey v.
Kakkarovo vill.
1g
izeg
skeza
Kakkarv
707
147
56
15
20
26
13
Directly subordinated Administration to the local power body of Vepsskaya National Volost Sholtozero vill.
Verhruchey vill.
Ishanino vill.
Matveeva vill.
Selga
Gornee vill.
Sholtozero vill.
Zalesie vill.
Soutary
Vehkoja
Isan
Matvtjan
Seug
Soutary
Magi
Mecantaga
1078
154
4
14

2

1
0
8
13
17

6

4

The center of Vepsskaya National Volost is the settlement of - Sholtozero, located on the route Petrozavodsk - Voznesenye, in 84 kilometers distance to the South from the capital of Karelia. At the same time the settlement is the largest of the 14 included into the national establishment.

The total area of the volost within the boundaries, determined by the Decree of the House Of Representatives of the Legislative Assembly from November, 11 1994 6/11 and endorsed by the Resolution March, 16 1995 24 makes 82 019 hectares, including

  • forest lands - 74 765 g.
  • settlement lands - 894 g.
  • industrial and transportation lands - 638 g.
  • agricultural lands - 4 774 g.
  • reserve lands - 965 g.
  • water resources - 1 077 g.

The geographical situation of the volost is favorable as it occupies the areas of the Southern Prionezhye, rich in forest and mining resources.

The soils of the volost are podzol or marshy - podzol, favorable for agriculture of diary and vegetable growing trends.

The agricultural enterprises of the volost:

  • GUP "Drugaya Reka"
    The village of Drugaya Reka
    Director Yury Kocherin
    Contact telephone 73-02-41.
  • GUSP"Vekhrutchey"
    Sholtozero
    Director Oleg Lonin
    Contact telephone 73-86-56
  • ""Shoksha""
    Shoksha
    Director Nikolai Tropin
    Telephone 73-91-20

Vepsskaya volost is also rich in unique deposits of diabase, processing stone and shokshinsky sky quartzite (porphyry), and the quarries of construction stone.

The mining and ore-processing enterprises in Vepsskaya National Volost are:

  • Z " Interstone"
    Drugaya Reka,
    Director of the enterprises Anatoliy Solovey
    Telephone 77-02-80
  • Z "Karelid"
    Drugaya Reka,
    Director of the enterprises Alexandr Kovalenko
    Telephone 74-63-92
  • Z " Black stone "
    Drugaya Reka,
    Director of the enterprises Alexandr Grigoriev
    Telephone 56-54-07
  • Z "Drugaya Reka"
    Drugaya Reka,
    Director of the enterprises Nikolai Derevaynnykh
    Telephone 73-03-36
  • Z "Sholtozerskoe"
    Sholtozero,
    Director of the enterprises Peter Fabrikantov
    Telephone 75-63-26
  • " Quartzite "
    Kvartzitny village,
    Director Alex Bybaza
    Telephone 55-20-48
  • Z " Onezhskoe oremanagement "
    Rybreka village,
    Director Nikolai Toparev
    Telephone 73-02-98
  • "Karelnerud" branch Vepssky
    Petrozavodsk,
    Director Alexandr Vitchenko
    Telephone 76-29-06

More than 92% of the volost area occupy by forest. It's makes 74,7 thousand of hectares that brings the volost to one of the most forested areas of the republic (the average factor in RK in 61%). The forest are mostly coniferous-pines and fur-trees. The leafy forest makes up 45 % of the total resources.

Mining and processing industry enterprises in the volost is:

  • Municipal processing industry enterprise "Vepssky LPH",
    Sholtozero,
    Director Vladimir Frolov
  • Z "Nadedzhda"
    Kvartzitny
    Director Dercho Karapetayn
    Telephone 55-02-53.
  • " Lestransservice"
    Kvartzitny
    Director Alexandr Payanykh
    Telephone 55-02-53.
  • "LESTECH"
    Sholtozero
    Director Vechaslav Ershov
    Telephone 51-22-78 (home)

There are 3 foresteries in the volost - Sheltozerskoe, Shokshinskoe, Ryboretskoe. They carry out reforestation and logging control activities.

The inhabitants of the Vepsskih forests are typical for the forest zone of the North-western Russia. Due to relatively small population and concentrations of the settlements along the main highway Petrozavodsk - Voznesenye the forest are available for sport hunting.

At present there are two hunting enterprises in the volost - Sheltozersky (the area is 42 thousand hectares) and Shokshinsky (the area is 47 thousand hectares). The license wild boar hunting is available from July, 1 and bear and bird hunting from the third Saturday of August.

The coast line of the Onego lake is favorable for fishing.

The volost fishing enterprise is:

  • Municipal fishing enterprise "Brusno"
    Director of the enterprises Michael Vorozhun
    Address: Sholtozero, Lisitsina St., 3
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