The centre of the district is Arsk. Area - 1843,7 square km. Population - 51,3 thousand people. The district was founded in 1930.

The settlement of Arsk is situated on the bank of the river Kazanka (a tributary of the Volga river), 65 km to the north-east from Kazan, there is a railway station. Population – 13,7 thousand people. The settlement was founded in 13th century by the khan Batyi.

 

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Arskyi district 

Arskyi district