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Kaliningrad
Калининград
Ceety
Auld Königsberg amid the modren Kaliningrad
Auld Königsberg amid the modren Kaliningrad
Banner o Kaliningrad
Banner
Coat o airms o Kaliningrad
Coat o airms
Location o Kaliningrad
Kaliningrad is locatit in Roushie
Kaliningrad
Kaliningrad
Location o Kaliningrad
Kaliningrad is locatit in Kaliningrad Oblast
Kaliningrad
Kaliningrad
Kaliningrad (Kaliningrad Oblast)
Coordinates: 54°43′N 20°31′E / 54.717°N 20.517°E / 54.717; 20.517Coordinates: 54°43′N 20°31′E / 54.717°N 20.517°E / 54.717; 20.517
Kintra Roushie
Federal subject Kaliningrad Oblast
Foondit 1255
Govrenment
 • Bouk Ceety Cooncil o Deputies
 • Head Alexander Yaroshuk
Aurie[1]
 • Total 223.03 km2 (86.11 sq mi)
Elevation 5 m (16 ft)
Population (2010 Census)[2]
 • Tot 431,402
 • Estimate (2018)[3] 475,056 (+10.1%)
 • Rank 40th in 2010
 • Density 1,900/km2 (5,000/sq mi)
 • Subordinatit tae ceety o oblast significance o Kaliningrad[4]
 • Caipital o Kaliningrad Oblast[5], ceety o oblast significance o Kaliningrad[4]
 • Urban okrug Kaliningrad Urban Okrug[6]
 • Caipital o Kaliningrad Urban Okrug[6]
Time zone [7] (UTC+2)
Postal code(s)[8] 236000
Dialin code(s) +7 4012
Ceety Day July 4; observit on the first Seturday o Julie
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Kaliningrad (Roushie: Калинингра́д; Pols: Królewiec; Lithuanie: Karaliaučius; Greek: Kalininopolis) is a seaport an the admeenistrative centre o Kaliningrad Oblast, the Roushie exclave atween Poland an Lithuanie on the Baltic Sea. The territory, the northren pairt o the umwhile East Prussie, borders on NATO an EU members Poland an Lithuanie, an is geographically separatit frae the rest o Roushie.

Oreeginally named Königsberg in German (Roushie: Кёнигсберг, Lithuanie: Karaliaučius, Pols: Królewiec, Auld Prussian: Twānkstathe an "Kunnegsgarbs", Laitin: Regiomontium), the toun wis founded in 1255, an wis lairgely destroyed durin Warld War II. Its ruins wur occupied bi the Soviet Airmy in 1945 an its German citizens forced oot. It wis renamed Kaliningrad in 1946 in honour o Mikhail Kalinin.

At the 2002 Census, its population wis 430,003, an increase frae the 401,280 recordit in the 1989 Census. Its ethnic composition is 77.9% Roushies, 8.0% Belaroushies, 7.3% Ukrainians, 1.9% Lithuanians,[9] 0.6% Germans, and 0.5% Poles.[10]

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Twin touns - sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Kaliningrad is twinned wi:[11]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Offeecial wabsteid o Kaliningrad. Passport o Kaliningrad Urban Okrug. (in Roushie)
  2. 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. 4.0 4.1 Resolution #640
  5. Law #463
  6. 6.0 6.1 Law #397
  7. "Об исчислении времени" [On the calculation of time]. Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Roushie). 3 June 2011. Retrieved 19 January 2019. 
  8. Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (in Roushie)
  9. Kaliningrad Oblast
  10. Learn Russian in Russia
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 "Kaliningrad - Partner Cities". © 2000-2006 Kaliningrad City Hall. Retrieved 2008-12-08. [deid airtin]
  12. "Gdańsk Official Website: 'Miasta partnerskie'" (in Pols & Inglis). © 2009 Urząd Miejski w Gdańsku. Retrieved 2009-07-11.  Freemit airtin in |publisher= (help)
  13. "Twin Cities". The City of Łódź Office. Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Poland.svg (in Inglis and Pols) © 2007 UMŁ. Retrieved 2008-10-23. 
  14. "Malmö stads vänortssamarbete" (in Swadish). © 2004-2009 Malmö stad, 205 80 Malmö, Organisationsnummer: 212000-1124. Retrieved 2009-06-27.  Freemit airtin in |publisher= (help)
  15. "Biogas - on the "peaceful" purposes". Press service city hall. Retrieved 2003-12-29. [deid airtin]
  16. "Groningen - Partner Cities". © 2008 Gemeente Groningen, Kreupelstraat 1,9712 HW Groningen. Retrieved 2008-12-08. 
  17. "Ireland and Russia build a stragic partnership". Retrieved 2008-12-08. 
  18. Kaliningrad information