Mezhgorye, Republic of Bashkortostan - Administrative and Municipal Status

Administrative and Municipal Status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, it is incorporated as the closed administrative-territorial formation of Mezhgorye—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts. As a municipal division, the closed administrative-territorial formation of Mezhgorye is incorporated as Mezhgorye Urban Okrug.

The closed status of Mezhgorye means that in administrative terms it is subordinated directly to the federal government of Russia. The town comprises two microdistricts (former settlements), located 23 kilometers (14 mi) apart: Tatly (Татлы) and Solnechny (Со́лнечный) (formerly called Kuzyelga (Кузъелга)).

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