Domodedovo (town)

Coordinates: 55°26′24″N 37°45′43″E / 55.44000°N 37.76194°E / 55.44000; 37.76194
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Monument to Vladimir Lenin in Domodedovo
Monument to Vladimir Lenin in Domodedovo
Flag of Domodedovo
Coat of arms of Domodedovo
Location of Domodedovo
Domodedovo is located in Russia
Location of Domodedovo
Domodedovo is located in Moscow Oblast
Domodedovo (Moscow Oblast)
Coordinates: 55°26′24″N 37°45′43″E / 55.44000°N 37.76194°E / 55.44000; 37.76194
Federal subjectMoscow Oblast
Town status since1947
 • BodyCouncil of Deputies[1]
 • Total159.27 km2 (61.49 sq mi)
160 m (520 ft)
 • Total96,145
 • Estimate 
127,850 (+33%)
 • Rank177th in 2010
 • Density600/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
 • Subordinated toDomodedovo Town Under Oblast Jurisdiction
 • Capital ofDomodedovo Town Under Oblast Jurisdiction
 • Urban okrugDomodedovo Urban Okrug
 • Capital ofDomodedovo Urban Okrug
Time zoneUTC+3 (MSK Edit this on Wikidata[5])
Postal code(s)[6]
Dialing code(s)+7 49679; 495 546-8x-xx
OKTMO ID46709000001
Twin townsAthens, Wrocław, Boryspil, Pinsk, Sumgait, Gyumri, Yäşel Üzän, FurmanovEdit this on Wikidata

Domodedovo (Russian: Домодедово) is a city in Moscow Oblast of Russia. As of 2010, the city has 96,145 people. The city surrounds Domodedovo Airport, one of the international airports of Moscow, the capital and largest city of Russia.

History[change | change source]

Domodedovo was started in 1900, was given after nearby village of Domodedovo, was first mentioned around 1401 in the statue of Vladimir the Bold, Prince of Serpukhov and Borovski. Domodedovo is located on the old road, Kashira way, that for centuries which connected Moscow with Kashira and many other southern cities of Russia.

Domodedovo was founded in 1900 as a city next to a train station of the Domodedovo. It was called after a nearby village of Domodedovo, which is known at 1410. Domodedovo got city status in 1947.

Geography[change | change source]

Domodedovo is located on the Moskva-Oka Plains, at part of the East European Plain, south-east of Moscow, 37 km from Moscow's center, on the MoscowKashira highway and the Paveletsky suburban railway line, near the federal highway named M4 Don.

Most of Domodedovo is located at the west of the Moscow railway line. Domodedovo was from the north to south along the rail tracks on 26 kilometers.

Climate[change | change source]

The climate is continental, with cold, snowy winters, and warm, humid summers. The passage of cyclones from the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea sometimes causes an increase in cloud cover. Average mid-January temperature in Domodedovo is about −10,5 °C, and mid-July is +17,5 °C. The average time of the frost-free season is 130 days.

Environment[change | change source]

Water resources in Domodedovo are non-existent. The rivers that flow in Domodedovo are Rozhayka, Severka and Pakhra Rivers.

References[change | change source]

  1. Устава городского округа Домодедово
  2. "Регионы России. Основные социально-экономические показатели городов" – 2012 год
  3. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1 [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года (2010 All-Russia Population Census) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. 2011. Retrieved June 29, 2012.
  4. "26. Численность постоянного населения Российской Федерации по муниципальным образованиям на 1 января 2018 года". Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved 23 January 2019.
  5. "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). 3 June 2011. Retrieved 19 January 2019.
  6. Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (in Russian)

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