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]

Transport[eedit | eedit soorce]

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. Roushie Federal State Stateestics Service (Mey 21, 2004). "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] (XLS). Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года [All-Russia Population Census of 2002] (in Roushie). Retrieved August 9, 2014. 
  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 Roushie). Институт демографии Национального исследовательского университета: Высшая школа экономики [Institute of Demography at the National Research University: Higher School of Economics]. Retrieved August 9, 2014.