Vladimir, Russia

city in the center of European Russia

Vladimir (Russian: Влади́мир, IPA: [vlɐ'dʲimʲɪr] (audio speaker iconlisten)) is a city and the administrative center (capital city) of Vladimir Oblast, Russia. It is on the Klyazma River, 200 kilometers (120 mi) east of Moscow. It is has a railway and the M7 motorway. Its population is 345,373 (2010 Census);[7] 315,954 (2002 Census);[12] 349,702 (1989 Census).[13]

Views of Vladimir
Views of Vladimir
Flag of Vladimir
Coat of arms of Vladimir
Anthem: none[2]
Location of Vladimir
Vladimir is located in Russia
Location of Vladimir
Vladimir is located in Vladimir Oblast
Vladimir (Vladimir Oblast)
Coordinates: 56°07′43″N 40°24′21″E / 56.12861°N 40.40583°E / 56.12861; 40.40583Coordinates: 56°07′43″N 40°24′21″E / 56.12861°N 40.40583°E / 56.12861; 40.40583
Federal subjectVladimir Oblast[3]
First mentioned990
 • BodyCouncil of People's Deputies[4]
 • Head[4]Andrey Shokhin[5]
 • Total124.59 km2 (48.10 sq mi)
150 m (490 ft)
 • Total345,373
 • Estimate 
357,024 (+3.4%)
 • Rank51st in 2010
 • Density2,800/km2 (7,200/sq mi)
 • Subordinated toCity of Vladimir[3]
 • Capital ofVladimir Oblast[3], City of Vladimir[3]
 • Urban okrugVladimir Urban Okrug[9]
 • Capital ofVladimir Urban Okrug[9]
Time zoneUTC+3 (MSK Edit this on Wikidata[10])
Postal code(s)[11]
600000, 600001, 600003, 600005–600009, 600014–600018, 600020–600028, 600031–600033, 600035–600038, 600700, 600950, 600960, 600970, 600980, 600999, 992800
Dialing code(s)+7 4922
OKTMO ID17701000001
City DayThe first Sunday of September
Twin townsÚstí nad Labem, Saintes, Erlangen, Campobasso, Chongqing, Kerava, Antalya, Anghiari, Bloomington–Normal, Illinois, Canterbury, Jelenia Góra, Kardzhali, Sarasota, Yuzhong DistrictEdit this on Wikidata

Economy and militaryEdit

Vladimir is home to many electrical and chemical factories, several food processing plants and two large thermal power stations.

The headquarters of the 27th Guards Rocket Army of the Strategic Missile Troops is in the city. During the Cold War, Vladimir was host to the Dobrynskoye air force base.

Twin towns – sister citiesEdit

Vladimir is twinned with:[14]

Former twin towns, removed in 2022 due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine


  1. Resolution #433
  2. Article 7 of the Charter of Vladimir states that the city may have an anthem, providing a decision is reached by the Council of People's Deputies. As of 2015, no such decision has been made.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Law #130-OZ
  4. 4.0 4.1 Charter of Vladimir, Article 23
  5. Official website of Vladimir. Shokhin Andrey Stanislavovich, Head of the City of Vladimir (in Russian)
  6. Управление Федеральной службы государственной регистрации, кадастра и картографии по Владимирской области. Доклад о состоянии и использовании земель Владимирской области в 2011 году. Город Владимир, форма 22[dead link] (in Russian)
  7. 7.0 7.1 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.
  8. "26. Численность постоянного населения Российской Федерации по муниципальным образованиям на 1 января 2018 года". Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved 23 January 2019.
  9. 9.0 9.1 Law #189-OZ
  10. "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). 3 June 2011. Retrieved 19 January 2019.
  11. Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (in Russian)
  12. Численность населения России, субъектов Российской Федерации в составе федеральных округов, районов, городских поселений, сельских населённых пунктов – районных центров и сельских населённых пунктов с населением 3 тысячи и более человек [Population of Russia, its federal districts, federal subjects, districts, urban localities, rural localities—administrative centers, and rural localities with population of over 3,000]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года (All-Russia Population Census of 2002) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. May 21, 2004. Retrieved 9 Feb 2012.
  13. Demoscope Weekly (1989). Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. Численность наличного населения союзных и автономных республик, автономных областей и округов, краёв, областей, районов, городских поселений и сёл-райцентров. [All Union Population Census of 1989. Present population of union and autonomous republics, autonomous oblasts and okrugs, krais, oblasts, districts, urban settlements, and villages serving as district administrative centers]. Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 года (All-Union Population Census of 1989) (in Russian). Institute of Demographics of the State University—Higher School of Economics. Retrieved 9 Feb 2012.
  14. "От Усти-на-Лабе до Карлово: зачем Владимиру города-побратимы?". provladimir.ru (in Russian). Pro Vladimir. 2019-08-06. Archived from the original on 2020-02-02. Retrieved 2020-02-02.
  15. "Zrywamy współpracę z rosyjskim Vladimirem" (in Polish). Retrieved 27 March 2022.
  16. "Partnerská města" (in Czech). City of Ústí nad Labem. Retrieved 2022-08-06.

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