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Palekh (Roushie: Па́лех‎) is an urban locality (a dounset) an the admeenistrative centre o Palekhsky Destrict o Ivanovo Oblast, Roushie. Population: 5,337 (2010 Census preliminary results);[1] 5,814 (2002 Census);[2] 6,202 (1989 Census).[3]

Palekh haes a vera lang history in Roushie iconografie, the airt o paintin Roushie Orthodox icons for hames an kirks. The veelage emergit as a leadin centre o Roushie icon- an mural-paintin in the nineteent century.

A guid example o the Palekh schuil are the murals an icons frae the Kirk o the Exaltation o the Cross (built in 1762–1774).

The day, Palekh is kent primarily for Palekh miniatur. Follaein the October Revolution wi its ootspoken atheist ideologie, aroond 1923, the Palekh maisters o iconografie began tae paint papier-mâché boxes applyin the same principles they haed learned frae paintin icons. Palekh is the maist renouned o fower such famous veelages, the ithers bein Kholuy, Mstyora, an Fedoskino, each producin similar, but clearly distinct airtistic style.

They uised mainly tempera paints o bricht colors an paintit ower a black backgrund. The wirk usually represents themes frae real life, fairy tales, leeterary wirks, an fowk sangs.

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  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. "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. 
  3. 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. 

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