Coordinates: 48°29′N 135°05′E / 48.483°N 135.083°E / 48.483; 135.083
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View of Khabarovsk looking down the Ussuriysky Boulevard
View of Khabarovsk looking down the Ussuriysky Boulevard
Flag of Khabarovsk
Coat of arms of Khabarovsk
Anthem: Anthem of Khabarovsk[2]
Location of Khabarovsk
Khabarovsk is located in Russia
Location of Khabarovsk
Khabarovsk is located in Russia
Khabarovsk (Russia)
Coordinates: 48°29′N 135°05′E / 48.483°N 135.083°E / 48.483; 135.083
Federal subjectKhabarovsk Krai[3]
FoundedMay 31, 1858[4]
City status since1880[5]
 • BodyCity Duma[6]
 • Mayor[6]Sergei Kravchuk[7]
 • Total400 km2 (200 sq mi)
72 m (236 ft)
 • Total577,441
 • Estimate 
618,150 (+7%)
 • Rank26th in 2010
 • Density1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
 • Subordinated tocity of krai significance of Khabarovsk[1]
 • Capital ofKhabarovsk Krai[3], city of krai significance of Khabarovsk[11]
 • Urban okrugKhabarovsk Urban Okrug[12]
 • Capital ofKhabarovsk Urban Okrug[12], Khabarovsky Municipal District[13]
Time zoneUTC+10 (MSK+7 Edit this on Wikidata[14])
Postal code(s)[15]
680000–680003, 680006, 680007, 680009, 680011–680015, 680017, 680018, 680020–680023, 680025, 680026, 680028–680033, 680035, 680038, 680040–680043, 680045, 680047, 680051, 680052, 680054, 680055, 680700, 680880, 680890, 680899, 680921, 680950, 680960–680967, 680970, 680999, 901183, 901185
Dialing code(s)+7 4212
OKTMO ID08701000001
City DayLast Sunday of May[4]
Twin townsVilleurbanne, Niigata, Portland, Victoria, Harbin, Bucheon, Sanya, Chongjin, Mudanjiang, Haikou, MusashinoEdit this on Wikidata

Khabarovsk (Russian: Хабаровск) is a city in and the administrative center of Khabarovsk Krai, Russia. It has 618,150 people as of 2018.

History[change | change source]

Khabarovsk is located at the Amur River just below the city's confluence with the Ussuri. Khabarovsk was named after E.P. Khabarov, who made several undertaken journeys to the Amur River basin in the mid-17th century. Khabarovsk was founded in May 31,1858 as a military outpost. Khabarovsk's nodal position at the point at which the Trans-Siberian Railway crosses the Amur River made it an important focus of the Russian Far East, and at one time it administered the entire area to the Bering Strait, which connects Russia and North America. Modern Khabarovsk spreads across a series of small valleys and ridges perpendicular to the Amur.

Khabarovsk has an attractive waterfront park and long area and a mixture of modern apartment blocks, factories, and old, one-story wooden houses. It is a major industrial centre, with most enterprises located in the upstream district. They include large scale engineering and machine-building industries, oil refining, timber working, furniture making, and many light industries.

Economy[change | change source]

Khabarovsk has an institution of higher education, agricultural, medical, teacher-training, and railway-engineering institutes and several scientific-research establishments.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Resolution #143-pr
  2. Decision #856
  3. 3.0 3.1 Law #109
  4. 4.0 4.1 Charter of Khabarovsk, Article 2
  5. Энциклопедия Города России. Moscow: Большая Российская Энциклопедия. 2003. p. 503. ISBN 5-7107-7399-9.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Charter of Khabarovsk, Article 19
  7. Official website of Khabarovsk. Sergei Anatolyevich Kravchuk Archived 2020-12-10 at the Wayback Machine, Mayor of Khabarovsk (in Russian)
  8. Official website of Khabarovsk. Brief Reference Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine (in Russian)
  9. 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.
  10. "26. Численность постоянного населения Российской Федерации по муниципальным образованиям на 1 января 2018 года". Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved 23 January 2019.
  11. Государственный комитет Российской Федерации по статистике. Комитет Российской Федерации по стандартизации, метрологии и сертификации. №ОК 019-95 1 января 1997 г. «Общероссийский классификатор объектов административно-территориального деления. Код 08 401», в ред. изменения №278/2015 от 1 января 2016 г.. (State Statistics Committee of the Russian Federation. Committee of the Russian Federation on Standardization, Metrology, and Certification. #OK 019-95 January 1, 1997 Russian Classification of Objects of Administrative Division (OKATO). Code 08 401, as amended by the Amendment #278/2015 of January 1, 2016. ).
  12. 12.0 12.1 Law #177
  13. Law #264
  14. "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). 3 June 2011. Retrieved 19 January 2019.
  15. Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (in Russian)