Nizhnekamsk

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Nizhnekamsk
Нижнекамск
Other transcription(s)
 • TatarТүбəн Кама
Skyline
Skyline
Flag of Nizhnekamsk
Coat of arms of Nizhnekamsk
Location of Nizhnekamsk
Nizhnekamsk is located in Russia
Nizhnekamsk
Nizhnekamsk
Location of Nizhnekamsk
Nizhnekamsk is located in Tatarstan
Nizhnekamsk
Nizhnekamsk
Nizhnekamsk (Tatarstan)
Coordinates: 55°38′N 51°49′E / 55.633°N 51.817°E / 55.633; 51.817Coordinates: 55°38′N 51°49′E / 55.633°N 51.817°E / 55.633; 51.817
CountryRussia
Federal subjectTatarstan
Founded1961
Government
 • MayorAydar Matshin
Area
 • Total63.5 km2 (24.5 sq mi)
Elevation
120 m (390 ft)
Population
 • Total234,044
 • Estimate 
(2018)[2]
237,942 (+1.7%)
 • Rank82nd in 2010
 • Density3,700/km2 (9,500/sq mi)
 • Subordinated tocity of republic significance of Nizhnekamsk
 • Capital ofcity of republic significance of Nizhnekamsk, Nizhnekamsky District
 • Municipal districtNizhnekamsky Municipal District
 • Urban settlementNizhnekamsk Urban Settlement
 • Capital ofNizhnekamsky Municipal District, Nizhnekamsk Urban Settlement
Time zoneUTC+3 (MSK Edit this on Wikidata[3])
Postal code(s)[4]
423570
Dialing code(s)+7 8555
OKTMO ID92644101001

Nizhnekamsk (Russian: Нижнекамск, IPA: [nʲɪʐnʲɪˈkamsk]; Tatar: Түбән Кама) is a city in the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia. It is to the south of the Kama River between the cities of Naberezhnye Chelny and Chistopol. Population: 234,044 (2010 Census);[1] 225,399 (2002 Census);[5] 190,793 (1989 Census).[6]

History[change | change source]

It was founded in 1961 as the work settlement of Nizhnekamsk (Нижнекамск). Its population increased because of the construction of Nizhnekamskneftekhim petrochemical industrial complex. Nizhnekamsk was granted city status in 1966.

Economy[change | change source]

The city is an important center of the petrochemical industry (Nizhnekamskneftekhim plant). It has the Begishevo Airport.

Demographics[change | change source]

Ethnic composition (as of 1989):

Sports[change | change source]

1975 coat of arms of Nizhnekamsk

HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk is an ice hockey team based in Nizhnekamsk. It plays in the Kontinental Hockey League.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 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.
  2. "26. Численность постоянного населения Российской Федерации по муниципальным образованиям на 1 января 2018 года". Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved 23 January 2019.
  3. "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). 3 June 2011. Retrieved 19 January 2019.
  4. Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (in Russian)
  5. Численность населения России, субъектов Российской Федерации в составе федеральных округов, районов, городских поселений, сельских населённых пунктов – районных центров и сельских населённых пунктов с населением 3 тысячи и более человек [Population of Russia, its federal districts, federal subjects, districts, urban localities, rural localities—administrative centers, and rural localities with population of over 3,000]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года (All-Russia Population Census of 2002) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. May 21, 2004. Retrieved 9 Feb 2012.
  6. Demoscope Weekly (1989). Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. Численность наличного населения союзных и автономных республик, автономных областей и округов, краёв, областей, районов, городских поселений и сёл-райцентров. [All Union Population Census of 1989. Present population of union and autonomous republics, autonomous oblasts and okrugs, krais, oblasts, districts, urban settlements, and villages serving as district administrative centers]. Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 года (All-Union Population Census of 1989) (in Russian). Institute of Demographics of the State University—Higher School of Economics. Retrieved 9 Feb 2012.

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