Novomoskovsk, Russia

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Novomoskovsk
Новомосковск
Central square in Novomoskovsk
Central square in Novomoskovsk
Flag of Novomoskovsk
Coat of arms of Novomoskovsk
Location of Novomoskovsk
Novomoskovsk is located in Russia
Novomoskovsk
Novomoskovsk
Location of Novomoskovsk
Novomoskovsk is located in Tula Oblast
Novomoskovsk
Novomoskovsk
Novomoskovsk (Tula Oblast)
Coordinates: 54°05′N 38°13′E / 54.083°N 38.217°E / 54.083; 38.217Coordinates: 54°05′N 38°13′E / 54.083°N 38.217°E / 54.083; 38.217
CountryRussia
Federal subjectTula Oblast[1]
Administrative districtNovomoskovsky District[1]
City under district jurisdictionNovomoskovsk[2]
Founded1930
City status since1930
Government
 • BodyAssembly of Deputies[3]
 • HeadAnatoly Prorokov
Area
 • Total74.7 km2 (28.8 sq mi)
Elevation
220 m (720 ft)
Population
 • Total131,386
 • Estimate 
(2018)[6]
124,787 (−5%)
 • Rank124th in 2010
 • Density1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)
 • Capital ofNovomoskovsky District[1], Novomoskovsk Town Under District Jurisdiction[7]
 • Urban okrugNovomoskovsk Urban Okrug[8]
 • Capital ofNovomoskovsk Urban Okrug[9]
Time zoneUTC+3 (MSK Edit this on Wikidata[10])
Postal code(s)[11]
301650–301654, 301657, 301659–301666, 301668, 301670, 301679
Dialing code(s)+7 48762
OKTMO ID70724000001
City DayMay 25
Twin townsKremenchukEdit this on Wikidata
Websitewww.nmosk.ru

Novomoskovsk (Russian: Новомоско́вск) is a city and the administrative center (capital city) of Novomoskovsky District in Tula Oblast, Russia. It is at the source of the Don and Shat Rivers. Population: 131,386 (2010 Census);[5] 134,081 (2002 Census);[12] 146,302 (1989 Census);[13] 143,000 (1974); 107,000 (1959); 76,000 (1939).

History[change | change source]

The source of the Don River in Novomoskovsk

The city was first the family manor of Counts Bobrinsky in the 18th century. They industrialized the city near the end of the 19th century. The city was first known as Bobriki (Бобрики) and was officially established in 1930. It became a coal (lignite) mining center during the Soviet period. In 1933, it was renamed Stalinogorsk (Сталиногорск). During World War II, the city was occupied by the German Army from November 22, 1941 to December 11, 1941. In 1961, it was given its current name. The city was awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labor on January 14, 1971.

Notable people[change | change source]

Twin towns and sister cities[change | change source]

Novomoskovsk is twinned with:

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Law #954-ZTO
  2. Law #954-ZTO defines a city under district jurisdiction as a city which is a part of one of the districts of the oblast. OKATO lists the city of Novomoskovsk as a part of Novomoskovsky District and separately from other administrative divisions of the district.
  3. Official website of Novomoskovsk Urban Okrug. Assembly of Deputies (in Russian)
  4. Федеральная служба государственной статистики. Регионы России. Основные социально-экономические показатели городов - 2011г.
  5. 5.0 5.1 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.
  6. "26. Численность постоянного населения Российской Федерации по муниципальным образованиям на 1 января 2018 года". Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved 23 January 2019.
  7. 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 70 234 501», 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 70 234 501, as amended by the Amendment #278/2015 of January 1, 2016. ).
  8. Law #1058-ZTO
  9. Федеральная служба государственной статистики. Федеральное агентство по технологическому регулированию и метрологии. №ОК 033-2013 1 января 2014 г. «Общероссийский классификатор территорий муниципальных образований. Код 70 724». (Federal State Statistics Service. Federal Agency on Technological Regulation and Metrology. #OK 033-2013 January 1, 2014 Russian Classification of Territories of Municipal Formations. Code 70 724. ).
  10. "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). 3 June 2011. Retrieved 19 January 2019.
  11. Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (in Russian)
  12. 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.
  13. 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.