Pushkin, Saunt Petersburg

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Pushkin (Scots)
Пушкин (Roushie)
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Catherine Palace
Pushkin is located in Russia
Pushkin
Pushkin
Location o Pushkin in Roushie
Coordinates: 59°44′N 30°23′E / 59.733°N 30.383°E / 59.733; 30.383
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Municipal toun Day June 24[citation needit]
Admeenistrative status
Kintra Roushie
Federal subject Saunt Petersburg
Municipal status
Representative body Municipal Council[citation needit]
Statistics
Aurie 201 km2 (78 sq mi)[citation needit]
Population (2010 Census,
preliminary)
92,721 inhabitants[1]
Population (2002 Census) 84,628 inhabitants[2]
Densitie 461 /km2 (1,190 /sq mi)[3]
Time zone [4]
Founded 1710 (1808)[citation needit]
Postal code(s) 196600[citation needit]
Dialin code(s) +7 812[citation needit]
Offeecial wabsteid

Pushkin (Roushie: Пу́шкин‎) is a municipal toun in Pushkinsky Destrict o the federal ceety o St. Petersburg, Roushie, locatit 24 kilometers (15 mi) sooth frae the center o St. Petersburg proper,[5] an its train station, Detskoye Selo, is directly connectit bi railway tae the Vitebsky Rail Terminal o the ceety. Population: 92,721 (2010 Census preliminary results).[1]

Pushkin wis foondit in 1710 as an imperial residence namit Tsarskoye Selo an receivit status o a toun in 1808. The first public railways in Roushie, Tsarskoye Selo Railways, wur opened here in 1837 an connectit the toun tae the caipital St. Petersburg. Efter the Roushie Revolution, the toun wis renamit tae Detskoye Selo (meanin Childer's Veelage). Its name wis further chyngit in 1937 tae Pushkin tae commemorate the 100t anniversary o the daith o the Roushie poet Alexander Pushkin. The toun contains an ensemble o the 18t century "Tsarskoye Selo". This museum complex includes the Catherine Palace, Alexander Palace an ither biggins an associatit pairks; it is a major tourist attraction o the aurie an is includit in the leet o monuments protectit bi the UNESCO.[6]

Sister cities[eedit | eedit soorce]

Pushkin is twinned with the following sister cities:[7]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Предварительные итоги Всероссийской переписи населения 2010 года" [Preliminary results of the 2010 All-Russian Population Census]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года (2010 All-Russia Population Census) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. 2011. Retrieved February 9, 2012. 
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  3. The value of density was calculated automatically by dividing the 2010 Census population by the area specified in the infobox. Please note that this value may not be accurate as the area specified in the infobox does not necessarily correspond to the area of the entity proper or is reported for the same year as the population.
  4. Правительство Российской Федерации. Постановление №725 от 31 августа 2011 г. «О составе территорий, образующих каждую часовую зону, и порядке исчисления времени в часовых зонах, а также о признании утратившими силу отдельных Постановлений Правительства Российской Федерации». Вступил в силу по истечении 7 дней после дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Российская Газета", №197, 6 сентября 2011 г. (Government of the Russian Federation. Resolution #725 of August 31, 2011 On the Composition of the Territories Included into Each Time Zone and on the Procedures of Timekeeping in the Time Zones, as Well as on Abrogation of Several Resolutions of the Government of the Russian Federation. Effective as of after 7 days following the day of the official publication.).
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  6. Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments - UNESCO World Heritage Centre. Whc.unesco.org. Retrieved on 2011-03-11.
  7. Пушкин, Царское Село, Pushkin, Tsarskoe Selo, Tsarskoye Selo. Pushkin-town.net. Retrieved on 2011-03-11.

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