Vladivostok

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Vladivostok (English)
Владивосток (Russian)
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Map of Russia - Primorsky Krai (2008-03).svg
Location of Primorsky Krai in Russia
Vladivostok is located in Primorsky Krai
Vladivostok
Coordinates: 43°08′N 131°54′E / 43.133°N 131.9°E / 43.133; 131.9Coordinates: 43°08′N 131°54′E / 43.133°N 131.9°E / 43.133; 131.9
City Day First Sunday of July
Administrative status
Country Russia
Federal subject Primorsky Krai
Administrative center of Primorsky Krai
Statistics
Area 600 km2 (230 sq mi)
Time zone VLAT (UTC+11:00)
Founded July 2, 1860[1]
Official website

Vladivostok (Russian: Владивосто́к) is a city on the Pacific Ocean shore of the Russian Far East. Vladivostok was founded on 2 July 1860. The east end of the Trans-Siberian railway is there. The city is the home of the Russian Pacific Fleet. The population of the city at the census of 2010 was 592,069.

References[change | edit source]

  1. Энциклопедия Города России. Moscow: Большая Российская Энциклопедия. 2003. p. 72. ISBN 5-7107-7399-9.