Beloostrov

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Coordinates: 60°08′50″N 30°00′45″E / 60.14722°N 30.01250°E / 60.14722; 30.01250

Beloostrov (Roushie: Белоо́стров‎; Finnish: Valkeasaari‎, baith meanin lit. White Island), frae 1922 tae Warld War II—Krasnoostrov (Красноо́стров, lit. Red Island), is a municipal dounset in Kurortny Destrict o the federal ceety o Saunt Petersburg, Roushie, locatit on the Sestra River, Karelie Isthmus. Population: 1,690 (2002 Census);[1] 1,405 (1989 Census).[2]

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Beloostrov haes been a key station o the Saunt Petersburg-Vyborg railroad syne 1870 (initially namit Rayala (Finnish: Rajala‎)) at the junction o Saunt Petersburg–Zelenogorsk an Saunt Petersburg–Sestroretsk–Beloostrov sections, bein the feenal destination o mony suburban passenger electric trains frae the Finland Railroad Station.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Beloostrov historically consists o twa pairts: Novy Beloostrov (Roushie: Но́вый Белоо́стров‎, New White Island; Finnish: Uusi Valkeasaari‎) alang the railwey an Stary Beloostrov (Roushie: Ста́рый Белоо́стров‎, Auld White Island; Finnish: Vanha Valkeasaari‎) several kilometres tae the north, maistly belangin tae Vsevolozhsky Destrict o Leningrad Oblast unner the name Sadovodstva (Roushie: Садоводства‎). Till the Winter War Beloostrov wis the last railwey station afore the RoushieFinland border.

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  1. "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 February 9, 2012. 
  2. 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 February 9, 2012.