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Location of Primorsky Krai in Russia
|City Day||First Sunday of July|
|Federal subject||Primorsky Krai|
|Administrative center of||Primorsky Krai|
|Area||600 km2 (230 sq mi)|
|Time zone||VLAT (UTC+11:00)|
|Founded||July 2, 1860|
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. The highest point of historical part of Vladivostok is Eagle's Nest Hill (199 m), but the highest point of Vladivostok City District is unnamed mountain named by citizens as Blue Hill (474 m).
References[change | change source]
- Энциклопедия Города России. Moscow: Большая Российская Энциклопедия. 2003. p. 72. ISBN 5-7107-7399-9.