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Kirishi is located in Roushie
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Coordinates: 59°26′59″N 32°0′31″E / 59.44972°N 32.00861°E / 59.44972; 32.00861Coordinates: 59°26′59″N 32°0′31″E / 59.44972°N 32.00861°E / 59.44972; 32.00861
Federal subjectLeningrad Oblast
 • Total32 km2 (12 sq mi)
29 m (95 ft)
Time zoneUTC+3 (Moscow Time Edit this on Wikidata[1])
Postal code(s)[2]
187110–187115Edit this on Wikidata
OKTMO ID41624101001

Kirishi (Roushie: Ки́риши) is a toun in Leningrad Oblast, Roushie, situatit on the richt bank o the Volkhov River, 115 kilometer (71 mi) sootheast o St. Petersburg. Population: 52,309 (2010 Census);[3] 55,634 (2002 Census);[4] 53,014 (1989 Census).[5]

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Oilmen's Sports Palace

The name o the toun oreeginates frae the Kirisha River (previously Kiresha), a tributary o the Volkhov River.

The dounsett o Kirishi wis first mentioned in 1693. It wis completely destroyed in 1943 durin Warld War II.

In 1960, it wis rebuilt, an the Kirishi ile refinery wis constructit. In 1965, Kirishi wis grantit toun status.

In 1974, a "BVK" (belkovo-vitaminny kontsentrat, i.e., "protein-vitamin concentrate") production facility wis constructit next tae the ile refinery. This wis the USSR Meenistry o Microbiological Industrie's seicont plant o this kynd (efter the ane in Kstovo, opened in 1973). It uised n-parafins (byproducts o ile refinin) as feedstock for baurm, which in its turn producit single-cell protein, uised as poultry an cattle feed.[6]

Efter a 1987 accident at the microbiological plant, mass protests forcit the Supreme Soviet (1989) tae close doun the facility, as well as its seiven sister plants throughoot the Soviet Union.[6]

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Kirishi is twinned wi:

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  1. "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Roushie). 3 Juin 2011. Retrieved 19 Januar 2019.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  2. Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (in Roushie)
  3. 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.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link) CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  4. Roushie Federal State Stateestics Service (21 Mey 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).CS1 maint: ref=harv (link) CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  5. "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]. 1989 – via Demoscope Weekly.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link) CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  6. a b KIRISHI: A GREEN SUCCESS STORY? (Johnson's Russia List, Dec. 19, 2002)

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