Vladivostok

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Vladivostok
Владивосток
Clockwise from top: Square of the Fighters for Soviet Power in the Far East, City entrance sign, Primorsky Krai Administration in the city center, Zolotoy Rog Bay, 9288th kilometer stone
Clockwise from top: Square of the Fighters for Soviet Power in the Far East, City entrance sign, Primorsky Krai Administration in the city center, Zolotoy Rog Bay, 9288th kilometer stone
Flag of Vladivostok
Coat of arms of Vladivostok
Location of Vladivostok
Vladivostok is located in Russia
Vladivostok
Vladivostok
Location of Vladivostok
Vladivostok is located in Primorsky Krai
Vladivostok
Vladivostok
Vladivostok (Primorsky Krai)
Coordinates: 43°08′N 131°54′E / 43.133°N 131.900°E / 43.133; 131.900Coordinates: 43°08′N 131°54′E / 43.133°N 131.900°E / 43.133; 131.900
CountryRussia
Federal subjectPrimorsky Krai
FoundedJuly 2, 1860[1]
City status sinceApril 22, 1880
Government
 • BodyCity Duma
 • HeadVacant[2]
Area
 • Total331.16 km2 (127.86 sq mi)
Elevation
8 m (26 ft)
Population
 • Total592,034
 • Estimate 
(2018)[5]
604,901 (+2.2%)
 • Rank22nd in 2010
 • Density1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)
 • Subordinated toVladivostok City Under Krai Jurisdiction
 • Capital ofPrimorsky Krai, Vladivostok City Under Krai Jurisdiction
 • Urban okrugVladivostoksky Urban Okrug
 • Capital ofVladivostoksky Urban Okrug
Time zoneUTC+10 (MSK+7 Edit this on Wikidata[6])
Postal code(s)[7]
690xxx
Dialing code(s)+7 423[8]
OKTMO ID05701000001
City DayFirst Sunday of July
Twin townsNiigata, San Diego, Juneau, Tacoma, Akita, Busan, Hakodate, Dalian, Wonsan, Manta, Vladikavkaz, Kota Kinabalu, Incheon, Haiphong, Makati, Shanghai, San Francisco, TskhinvaliEdit this on Wikidata
Websitewww.vlc.ru

Vladivostok (Russian: Владивосто́к) is a city on the Pacific Ocean shore of the Russian Far East. Vladivostok was founded on 2 July 1860. The east end of the Trans-Siberian railway is there. The city is the home of the Russian Pacific Fleet. The population of the city at the census of 2019 was 605,049. The highest point of historical part of Vladivostok is Eagle's Nest Hill (199 m), but the highest point of Vladivostok City District is unnamed mountain named by citizens as Blue Hill (474 m). It was controlled by the Russian Empire from 1860-1917 by Tsar Alexander II,Tsar Alexander III of Russia and Tsar Nicholas II and the RSFSR from 1917-1922 led by Lenin and the Soviet Union (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics/USSR or CCCP) from 1922-1991 led by Vladimir Lenin,Joseph Stalin,Georgy Malenkov,Nikita Khrushchev,Leonid Brezhnev,Yuri Andropov,Konstantin Chernenko and Mikhail Gorbachev and finally the Russian Federation in modern day Russia since 1991 led by Boris Yeltsin and Vladimir Putin .

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  5. "26. Численность постоянного населения Российской Федерации по муниципальным образованиям на 1 января 2018 года". Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved 23 January 2019.
  6. "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). 3 June 2011. Retrieved 19 January 2019.
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