Vladivostok

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Vladivostok (English)
Владивосток (Russian)
-  City  -
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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
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Coat of Arms of Vladivostok (Primorsky krai) (2001).png
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Coat of arms
Flag
City DayFirst Sunday of July
Administrative status (as of November 2011)
CountryRussia
Federal subjectPrimorsky Krai
Administratively subordinated toVladivostok City Under Krai Jurisdiction
Municipal status (as of December 2004)
Urban okrugVladivostoksky Urban Okrug
Administrative center ofVladivostoksky Urban Okrug
HeadVacant[1]
Representative bodyCity Duma
Statistics
Area331.16 km2 (127.86 sq mi)[2]
Population (2010 Census,
preliminary)
592,034 inhabitants[3]
Rank in 201022nd
Density1,788/km2 (4,631/sq mi)[4]
Time zoneVLAT (UTC+11:00)
FoundedJuly 2, 1860[5]
City status sinceApril 22, 1880
Postal code(s)690xxx
Dialing code(s)+7 423[6]
Official website

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 2010 was 592,069. 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).

References[change | change source]

  1. "Обвиняемый во взятках мэр Владивостока подал в отставку".
  2. "Генеральный план Владивостока". Archived from the original on July 10, 2014. Retrieved 2014-07-10.
  3. "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1[[Category:Articles containing Russian-language text]]" [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. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help); URL–wikilink conflict (help)
  4. The value of density was calculated automatically by dividing the 2010 Census population by the area specified in the infobox. Please note that this value may not be accurate as the area specified in the infobox does not necessarily correspond to the area of the entity proper or is reported for the same year as the population.
  5. Энциклопедия Города России. Moscow: Большая Российская Энциклопедия. 2003. p. 72. ISBN 5-7107-7399-9.
  6. "Ростелеком завершил перевод Владивостока на семизначную нумерацию телефонов" (in Russian). 2011-07-12. Retrieved 2016-11-26.