Gorokhovets, Vladimir Oblast

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Gorokhovets
Гороховец
Toun
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Gorokhovets' coat of arms combines Vladimir's heraldic lion with peas, alluding to the plant which gave rise to the town's name
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Gorokhovets is locatit in Roushie
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Gorokhovets is locatit in Vladimir Oblast
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Gorokhovets
Gorokhovets (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
Kintra Roushie
Federal subject Vladimir Oblast
Admeenistrative destrict Gorokhovetsky Destrict
Foondit 1239[1]
Aurie
 • Total 13 km2 (5 sq mi)
Elevation 100 m (300 ft)
Population (2010 Census)[2]
 • Tot 14,016
 • Estimate (2018)[3] 12,799 (-8.7%)
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Time zone Moscow Time Eedit this on Wikidata[4] (UTC+3)
Postal code(s)[5] 601483
Dialin code(s) +7 09238
OKTMO ID 17615101001

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);[2] 14,524 (2002 Census);[6] 15,783 (1989 Census).[7]

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. Энциклопедия Города России. Moscow: Большая Российская Энциклопедия. 2003. p. 109. ISBN 5-7107-7399-9. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roushie Federal State Stateestics Service (2011). "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1" [2010 Aw-Roushie Population Census, vol. 1]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года (2010 Aw-Roushie Population Census) (in Roushie). Federal State Stateestics Service. Retrieved June 29, 2012. 
  3. "26. Численность постоянного населения Российской Федерации по муниципальным образованиям на 1 января 2018 года". Roushie Federal State Stateestics Service. Retrieved 23 Januar 2019.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  4. "Об исчислении времени" [On the calculation of time]. Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Roushie). 3 June 2011. Retrieved 19 January 2019. 
  5. Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (in Roushie)
  6. Roushie Federal State Stateestics Service (May 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 o Roushie, Its Federal Destricts, Federal Subjects, Destricts, Urban Localities, Rural Localities—Admeenistrative Centres, an Rural Localities wi Population o Ower 3,000] (XLS). Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года [Aw-Roushie Population Census o 2002] (in Roushie). Retrieved August 9, 2014. 
  7. 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" [Aw Union Population Census o 1989: Present Population o Union an Autonomous Republics, Autonomous Oblasts an Okrugs, Krais, Oblasts, Destricts, Urban Settlements, an Veelages Servin as Destrict Admeenistrative Centres]. Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 года [Aw-Union Population Census o 1989] (in Roushie). Институт демографии Национального исследовательского университета: Высшая школа экономики [Institute o Demografie at the Naitional Resairch Varsity: Heicher Schuil o Economics]. Retrieved August 9, 2014. 

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