Gorokhovets, Vladimir Oblast

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Gorokhovets (Scots)
Гороховец (Roushie)
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View of Gorokhovets
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Location o Vladimir Oblast in Roushie
Gorokhovets is located in Vladimir Oblast
Location of Gorokhovets in Vladimir Oblast
Coordinates: 56°12′N 42°42′E / 56.200°N 42.700°E / 56.200; 42.700Coordinates: 56°12′N 42°42′E / 56.200°N 42.700°E / 56.200; 42.700
Coat of Arms of Gorokhovets (Vladimir oblast) (1781).png
Gorokhovets' coat of arms combines Vladimir's heraldic lion with peas, alluding to the plant which gave rise to the town's name
Admeenistrative status
Kintra Roushie
Federal subject Vladimir Oblast
Admeenistrative destrict Gorokhovetsky Destrict[citation needit]
Population (2010 Census) 14,016 indwallers[1]
Time zone MSK (UTC+03:00)[2]
Foondit 1239[3]
Postal code(s)[4] 601483
Dialin code(s) +7 09238[citation needit]
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Gorokhovets (Roushie: Горохове́ц) is a toun an the admeenistrative centre o Gorokhovetsky Destrict o Vladimir Oblast, Roushie, locatit on the heich-gate frae Moscow tae Nizhny Novgorod. It serves as a river port on the Klyazma River. Population: 14,016 (2010 Census);[1] 14,524 (2002 Census);[5] 15,783 (1989 Census).[6]

Etymologie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The name o the toun oreeginates frae the Roushie wird "горох" (gorokh, "peas").

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Sretensky monastery

Afore the arrival o East Slavs, the region wis inhabitit bi the Finno-Ugric fowks o Merya. Gorokhovets wis first mentioned in a 1239 chronicle, whan it wis sacked bi the Mongols. It is believit that a minor fortress haed existit thaare for several precedin decades.

In 1539, the Tatars o Kazan wur aboot tae burn it but retreatit upon seein a ghost in a shape o a gigantic knicht wi a swuird. Efter that, the munt whaur the apparition wis seen came tae be kent as Puzhalovo ("frichtenin ane").

The gowden age o Gorokhovets is associatit wi the 17t century, whan it wis a merchandise centre for a lairge aurie, which comprised the day's Vladimir an Ivanovo regions. A nummer o kirks, monasteries, an chambers wur commissioned bi the local merchants at that time. The 17t-century belfries o Gorokhovets are prticularly notewirthy.

Accordin tae the Soviet TV series Seventeen Moments of Spring, Gorokhovets wis a native toun o Stierlitz, a fictional Soviet spy in Nazi Germany, played bi Vyacheslav Tikhonov.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1[[Category:Airticles conteenin non-Scots-leid text]]" [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 Juin 29, 2012.  URL–wikilink conflict (help)
  2. Правительство Российской Федерации. Федеральный закон №107-ФЗ от 3 июня 2011 г. «Об исчислении времени», в ред. Федерального закона №248-ФЗ от 05 апреля 2016 г. «О внесении изменений в Федеральный закон "Об исчислении времени"». Вступил в силу по истечении шестидесяти дней после дня официального опубликования (6 августа 2011 г.). Опубликован: "Российская газета", №120, 6 июня 2011 г. (Government of the Russian Federation. Federal Law #107-FZ of June 31, 2011 On Calculating Time, as amended by the Federal Law #248-FZ of April 05, 2016 On Amending Federal Law "On Calculating Time". Effective as of after sixty days following the day of the official publication.).
  3. Энциклопедия Города России. Moscow: Большая Российская Энциклопедия. 2003. p. 109. ISBN 5-7107-7399-9. 
  4. Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (Roushie)
  5. "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[[Category:Airticles conteenin non-Scots-leid text]]" [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. Mey 21, 2004. Retrieved Februar 9, 2012.  URL–wikilink conflict (help)
  6. 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.[[Category:Airticles conteenin non-Scots-leid text]]" [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 Februar 9, 2012.  URL–wikilink conflict (help)

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