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Sarov (Russian: Саро́в) is a closed town in Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, Russia. It was known as Gorkiy-130 (Горький-130) and Arzamas-16 (Арзама́с-16).[1] Until 1995, it was known as Kremlyov/Kremlev/Kremljov (Кремлёв).[2] In 2002, the population was 87,652.[3]

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  1. SarovLabs. Creation of Nuclear Center Arzamas-16 Archived 2021-08-06 at the Wayback Machine
  2. Государственная Дума Российской Федерации. Федеральный Закон №145-ФЗ от 14 августа 1995 г. «О переименовании города Кремлёв Нижегородской области в город Саров». (State Duma of the Russian Federation. Federal Law #145-FZ of August 14, 1995 On Changing the Name of the Town of Kremlyov of Nizhny Novgorod Oblast to the Town of Sarov. ).
  3. "Sarov (City, Russia) - Population Statistics, Charts, Map and Location". Retrieved 2017-11-23.