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Volgograd (Scots)
Волгоград (Roushie)
-  Ceety[1]  -
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Top: View o Bolgogradsky Brig athort the Volga, Middle left: Komsomolskaya station o the Volgograd metrotram, Center: Volgograd railroad station, Middle richt: Propylaea on the Central embankment square at the Volga, Bottom: View The Motherland Calls on the Mamayev Kurgan Hill
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Coat of arms
Flag
Ceety Day Seicont Sunday o September[citation needit]
Admeenistrative status (as o February 2010)
Kintra Roushie
Federal subject Volgograd Oblast[2]
Admeenistratively subordinatit tae ceety o oblast significance o Volgograd[2]
Admeenistrative centre o Volgograd Oblast,[citation needit] ceety o oblast significance o Volgograd[2]
Municipal status (as of March 2010)
Urban okrug Volgograd Urban Okrug[3]
Admeenistrative centre o Volgograd Urban Okrug[3]
Head[citation needit] Roman Grebennikov[citation needit]
Representative bouk Ceety Duma[citation needit]
Statistics
Population (2010 Census) 1,021,215 inhabitants[4]
Rank in 2010 12t
Time zone MSK (UTC+03:00)[5]
Founded 1589[6]
Previous names Tsaritsyn (until 1925),[6]
Stalingrad (until 1961)[6]
Postal code(s)[7] 400001..400138
Dialin code(s) +7 8442[citation needit]
Offeecial wabsteid
Volgograd on Wikimedia Commons

Volgograd (Roushie: Aboot this soond Волгоград​ ; IPA: [ˌvɐlɡəˈɡrat]), umwhile cried Tsaritsyn (Roushie: Aboot this soond Цари́цын​ ) (1589–1925) and Stalingrad (Roushie: Aboot this soond Сталингра́д​ ) (1925–1961) is an important industrial ceety an the admeenistrative centre o Volgograd Oblast, Roushie. It is 80 kilometres (50 mi) lang, north tae sooth, situatit on the wastren bank o the Volga River an haes a population o 1,021,215 fowk. The ceety wis made famous for its resistance an extensive damage durin the Battle o Stalingrad durin Warld War II.

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Twin touns — Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Volgograd is twinned wi:[8][9]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Official website of Volgograd
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Law #139-OD
  3. 3.0 3.1 Law #1031-OD
  4. Roushie Federal State Stateestics Service (2011). "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1" [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года (2010 Aw-Roushie Population Census) (in Roushie). Federal State Stateestics Service. Retrieved Juin 29, 2012. 
  5. 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.).
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Энциклопедия Города России. Moscow: Большая Российская Энциклопедия. 2003. pp. 81–83. ISBN 5-7107-7399-9. 
  7. Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Roushie Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (Roushie)
  8. Friendly relationship at Official website of Volgograd
  9. "VISIT VOLGOGRAD - RUSSIA - WELCOME TO THE CITY - THE HERO VOLGOGRAD!". www.visitvolgograd.info. Retrieved 2010-01-05. 
  10. "広島市の姉妹・友好都市". City.hiroshima.jp. Retrieved 2009-07-17. 
  11. "Ruse Municipality - Fraternize Cities". © 2008-2009 Ruse Municipality. Retrieved 2009-07-06.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  12. Executive power of Baku city