Sovetsk, Kaliningrad Oblast

town in Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia

Sovetsk (Russian: Сове́тск; German: Tilsit;[5] Old Prussian: Tilzi, Lithuanian: Tilžė; Polish: Tylża) is a border city located on the banks of the Memel in the Kaliningrad Oblast, which borders Lithuania. When it was part of Prussia and later Germany, it was known as Tilsit.

Sovetsk
Советск
Old town of Sovetsk
Old town of Sovetsk
Flag of Sovetsk
Coat of arms of Sovetsk
Location of Sovetsk
Sovetsk is located in Kaliningrad Oblast
Sovetsk
Sovetsk
Location of Sovetsk
Sovetsk is located in European Russia
Sovetsk
Sovetsk
Sovetsk (European Russia)
Sovetsk is located in Europe
Sovetsk
Sovetsk
Sovetsk (Europe)
Coordinates: 55°05′N 21°53′E / 55.083°N 21.883°E / 55.083; 21.883Coordinates: 55°05′N 21°53′E / 55.083°N 21.883°E / 55.083; 21.883
CountryRussia
Federal subjectKaliningrad Oblast
Founded1288
Town status since1552
Government
 • HeadViktor Smilgin
Area
 • Total44.4 km2 (17.1 sq mi)
Elevation
10 m (30 ft)
Population
 • Total41,705
 • Estimate 
(2018)[2]
39,752 (−4.7%)
 • Density940/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
 • Subordinated totown of oblast significance of Sovetsk
 • Capital oftown of oblast significance of Sovetsk
 • Urban okrugSovetsky Urban Okrug
 • Capital ofSovetsky Urban Okrug
Time zoneUTC+2 (MSK–1 Edit this on Wikidata[3])
Postal code(s)[4]
238750
Dialing code(s)+7 40161
OKTMO ID27730000001
Twin townsTauragė, Kiel, BełchatówEdit this on Wikidata
Websitemosovetsk.ru

ReferencesEdit

  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.
  2. "26. Численность постоянного населения Российской Федерации по муниципальным образованиям на 1 января 2018 года". Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved 23 January 2019.
  3. "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). 3 June 2011. Retrieved 19 January 2019.
  4. Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (in Russian)
  5. M. Kaemmerer (2004). Ortsnamenverzeichnis der Ortschaften jenseits von Oder u. Neiße (in German). ISBN 3-7921-0368-0.