Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1994-2540 (Print)
ISSN 2542-1956 (Online)

criteria of creation of the administrative-territorial system

The Principles of the Administrative-territorial System

The scientific understanding of the category «principles of the administrative-territorial system» is searched in the article. Features of legal regulation of principles of the territorial division are revealed. The author reflected their complex character. The author allocates principles of formation and functioning of territorial device of subjects of the Russian Federation, proposals on current legislation change are made.