Nozhay-Yurtovsky District is an administrative and municipal district (raion), one of the fifteen in the Chechen Republic, Russia. It is located in the east of the republic. The area of the district is 629 square kilometers (243 sq mi). Its administrative center is the rural locality of Nozhay-Yurt. Population: 49,445 (2010 Census); 40,542 ; 48,770 (1989 Census). The population of Nozhay-Yurt accounts for 13.6% of the district's total population.