Dimitrovgrad, Roushie

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Dimitrovgrad (Scots)
Димитровград (Roushie)
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Location o Ulyanovsk Oblast in Roushie
Dimitrovgrad is located in Ulyanovsk Oblast
Dimitrovgrad
Dimitrovgrad
Coordinates: 54°11′N 49°35′E / 54.183°N 49.583°E / 54.183; 49.583
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Admeenistrative status
Kintra Roushie
Federal subject Ulyanovsk Oblast
Admeenistrative center o Melekessky Destrict[citation needit]
Municipal status
Urban okrug Dimitrovgrad Urban Okrug[citation needit]
Head[citation needit] Nikolay Gorshenin[citation needit]
Representative body Cooncil o Deputies[citation needit]
Statistics
Aurie 41.5 km2 (16.0 sq mi)[citation needit]
Population (2010 Census,
preliminary)
122,549 inhabitants[1]
Rank in 2010 133rd
Population (2002 Census) 130,871 inhabitants[2]
Rank in 2002 127t
Densitie 2,953 /km2 (7,650 /sq mi)[3]
Time zone MSK (UTC+04:00)[4]
Founded 1698[citation needit]
Previous names Melekess (until 1972)[citation needit]
Postal code(s) 4335хх[citation needit]
Dialin code(s) +7 84235[citation needit]
Offeecial wabsteid

Dimitrovgrad (Roushie: Димитровгра́д‎) is a ceety in Ulyanovsk Oblast, Roushie, locatit on the Bolshoy Cheremshan River. Population: 130,871 (2002 Census);[2] 123,570 (1989 Census).[5]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

It wis foondit in the beginnin o the 18t century as a veelage for wirkers o the local distillery, which wis closed in 1848. As o 1897, its population wis 8,500, an in 1919 it wis grantit toun status. Till 1972, the ceety's name wis Melekess (Мелекесс), efter the river. Syne 1972, the ceety's name is Dimitrovgrad, efter the Bulgarie communist Georgi Dimitrov.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Dimitrovgrad's industry includes an auto pairts manufacturer (carburetors, fuel pumps), carpet manufacturin plant, an a chemical processin equipment manufacturer. The ceety's main enterprise is the Federal Nuclear Research Center.

Education an cultur[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ceety haes a variety o educational institutions. It haes twinty-twa seicontary schuils, three lyceums, ane gymnasium, three branches o state universities an twa branches o private heicher educational institutions. There an aw is a drama theater in the ceety.

Sports[eedit | eedit soorce]

The bandy team Cheremshan plays in the 2nt heichest division.[6]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  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. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "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. 
  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.).
  5. 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. 
  6. http://www.rusbandy.ru/800content.html?PageID=336