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Volgograd (Scots)
Волгоград (Roushie)
-  Ceety[1]  -
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Top: View o Bolgogradsky Brig athort the Volga, Middle left: Komsomolskaya station o the Volgograd metrotram, Center: Volgograd railroad station, Middle richt: Propylaea on the Central embankment square at the Volga, Bottom: View The Motherland Calls on the Mamayev Kurgan Hill
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Location o Volgograd Oblast in Roushie
Volgograd is located in Volgograd Oblast
Volgograd
Volgograd
Location o Volgograd in Volgograd Oblast
Coordinates: 48°42′N 44°31′E / 48.700°N 44.517°E / 48.700; 44.517
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Ceety Day Seicont Sunday o September[citation needit]
Admeenistrative status (as o February 2010)
Kintra Roushie
Federal subject Volgograd Oblast[2]
Admeenistratively subordinatit tae ceety o oblast significance o Volgograd[2]
Admeenistrative center o Volgograd Oblast,[citation needit] ceety o oblast significance o Volgograd[2]
Municipal status (as o March 2010)
Urban okrug Volgograd Urban Okrug[3]
Admeenistrative centre o Volgograd Urban Okrug[3]
Head[citation needit] Roman Grebennikov[citation needit]
Representative body Ceety Duma[citation needit]
Statistics
Population (2010 Census,
preliminary)
1,021,215 inhabitants[4]
Rank in 2010 12t
Time zone MSK (UTC+04:00)[5]
Founded 1589[6]
Previous names Tsaritsyn (until 1925),[6]
Stalingrad (until 1961)[6]
Postal code(s) 400001..400138[citation needit]
Dialin code(s) +7 8442[citation needit]
Offeecial wabsteid

Volgograd (Roushie: Aboot this soond Волгоград​ ; IPA: [ˌvɐlɡəˈɡrat]), umwhile cried Tsaritsyn (Roushie: Aboot this soond Цари́цын​ ) (1589–1925) and Stalingrad (Roushie: Aboot this soond Сталингра́д​ ) (1925–1961) is an important industrial ceety an the admeenistrative centre o Volgograd Oblast, Roushie. It is 80 kilometres (50 mi) lang, north tae sooth, situatit on the wastren bank o the Volga River an haes a population o 1,021,215 fowk. The ceety wis made famous for its resistance an extensive damage durin the Battle o Stalingrad durin Warld War II.

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Volgograd is twinned wi:[7][8]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Official website of Volgograd
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  4. "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. 
  5. 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.).
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Энциклопедия Города России. Moscow: Большая Российская Энциклопедия. 2003. pp. 81–83. ISBN 5-7107-7399-9. 
  7. Friendly relationship at Official website of Volgograd
  8. "VISIT VOLGOGRAD - RUSSIA - WELCOME TO THE CITY - THE HERO VOLGOGRAD!". www.visitvolgograd.info. Retrieved 2010-01-05. 
  9. "広島市の姉妹・友好都市". City.hiroshima.jp. Retrieved 2009-07-17. 
  10. "Ruse Municipality - Fraternize Cities". © 2008-2009 Ruse Municipality. Retrieved 2009-07-06. 
  11. Executive power of Baku city