Fryazino

town in Moscow Oblast, Russia

Fryazino is a scientific town in Moscow Oblast,[a] Russia. It is about 25 miles northeast of the city of Moscow.[1] The population is about 55,369.

Location of Moscow Oblast in Russia
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Fryazino is an electronics center.[1] Merloni Electrodomestici of Italy has facilities in Fryazino that make electric stoves and washing machines.[2] Currently, however, a large part of the population of Fryazino works in Moscow.

The first school was opened in Fryazino in 1912. There are seven schools, including five secondary and gymnasiums in the town now. By the end of 1980, 20% of the population of Fryazino had a higher education.

NotesEdit

  1. An Oblast is a kind of Russian administrative division.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Glenn E. Schweitzer, Swords into Market Shares: Technology, Economics, and Security in the New Russia (Washington, DC: Joseph Henry Press, 2000), p. 184
  2. The Republics and Regions of the Russian Federation: A Guide to Politics, Policies, and Leaders, eds. Robert W. Orttung; Danielle N. Lussier; Anna Paretskaya (Armonk, NY: Sharpe, 2000), p. 348