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Vladivostok

Russian city and the administrative center of Primorsky Krai

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).

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
Flag
Coat of arms of Vladivostok
Coat of arms
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]
City DayFirst Sunday of July
Twin townsNiigata, San Diego, Juneau, Tacoma, Akita, Busan, Hakodate, Dalian, Wonsan, Manta, Vladikavkaz, Kota Kinabalu, Incheon, Haiphong, Makati, ShanghaiEdit this on Wikidata
OKTMO ID05701000001
Websitewww.vlc.ru

ReferencesEdit

  1. Энциклопедия Города России. Moscow: Большая Российская Энциклопедия. 2003. p. 72. ISBN 5-7107-7399-9.
  2. "Обвиняемый во взятках мэр Владивостока подал в отставку".
  3. "Генеральный план Владивостока". Archived from the original on July 10, 2014. Retrieved 2014-07-10.
  4. "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)
  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.
  7. Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (Russian)
  8. "Ростелеком завершил перевод Владивостока на семизначную нумерацию телефонов" (in Russian). 2011-07-12. Retrieved 2016-11-26.