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. 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]

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