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Borisoglebsk (English)
Борисоглебск (Russian)
-  Town[1]  -
Rathaus der Stadt Borissoglebsk.jpg
Borisoglebsk Town Administration building
Borisoglebsk is located in Voronezh Oblast
Location of Borisoglebsk in Voronezh Oblast
Coordinates: 51°22′58″N 42°04′30″E / 51.38278°N 42.07500°E / 51.38278; 42.07500Coordinates: 51°22′58″N 42°04′30″E / 51.38278°N 42.07500°E / 51.38278; 42.07500
Coat of Arms of Borisoglebsk (Voronezh oblast).png
Flag of Borisoglebsk (Voronezh oblast).png
Coat of arms
Administrative status (as of December 2011)
Country Russia
Federal subject Voronezh Oblast[1]
Administratively subordinated to Borisoglebsky Urban Okrug[1]
Administrative center of Borisoglebsky Urban Okrug[1]
Municipal status (as of November 2011)
Urban okrug Borisoglebsky Urban Okrug[2]
Administrative center of Borisoglebsky Urban Okrug[2]
Head[citation needed] Alexey Kabargin[citation needed]
Population (2010 Census) 65,585 inhabitants[3]
Rank in 2010 240th
Time zone MSK (UTC+04:00)[4]
Founded 1646[5]
Dialing code(s) +7 47354[citation needed]
Official website
Borisoglebsk on WikiCommons

Borisoglebsk (Russian: Борисогле́бск) is a town in Voronezh Oblast, Russia, located on the left bank of the Vorona River near its confluence with the Khopyor. Population: 65,585 (2010 Census);[3] 69,392 (2002 Census);[6] 72,338 (1989 Census);[7] 65,000 (1969).


Borisoglebsk was founded in 1646.[5] It is named for the Russian saints Boris and Gleb. In 1708, the first division of Russia into eight provinces, Boris Gleb was assigned to Azov province. In 1719, when the boundaries of the provinces were changed again, Boris Gleb entered Tambov province. In 1732, it is listed in Voronezh province, and in 1779, when it was formed in Tambov governorship - Boris Gleb was made one of the 15 county-level cities governorship. Its very convenient geographical location is associated with the waterway ports of the Azov and Black Seas (Crow, Hopper, Don and Azov Sea), largely attracted to it not only a product of their county, and the county Kirsanovsky and Balashov and generally throughout the southern half of the provinces and the adjacent counties of the provinces of Saratov and Voronezh.

In 1870, Brewery number 4 Klinsmann was opened. The plant produces dark and light beer, as well as fruit soda. With the advent of Soviet power plant continued to operate in its original form. In the middle of the 20th century, the company has been upgraded, new shops built and launched new lines. Currently, the company is going through hard times, but continues to produce beer.

In Borisoglebsk in the early 20th century there was a very busy marina, on the proximity to Chopra named Khopyorskaya. Back in the 1870s in the local pier was loaded more than 52 million m3 of grain and flour in Borisoglebsk on the meadow side Chopra and Ravens are built annually to two thousand barges, send the goods to Rostov and Taganrog; here every year before, to 10 thousand boatmen. Dirt - holding Tsaritsin road Borisoglebsk contacted Tsaritsyn and, therefore, with the edge of the Volga on the one hand and with the ports of the Baltic Sea on the other, and quickly became one of the busiest points hlebotorgovyh Black Earth region, through which were sent to St. Petersburg and Moscow, grain, timber, kerosene, fish, eggs, watermelon and salt lakes of the Astrakhan province, which supplies the entire area of the railway.

According to the 1885 population Borisoglebsk 13,007 inhabitants (6,325 males and 6,682 females), almost exclusively Russian Orthodox. In Borisoglebsk in the early 20th century there was a female (4- class ) and the men (6 classes ) gymnasia, technical railway school, 2 urban parish school fairs, etc. From then stood Kazan (July 6), lasted 3 days, having important ( local) economic value.

After the Bolsheviks came to power in 1918 in Borisoglebsk concentration was organized by one of the first concentration camps in Russia for "alien and petty-bourgeois elements".

In December 1922, Borisoglebsk was created 2nd Military School Red Air Force pilots which became later, the renowned Borisoglebsk Higher Military Order of the Red Banner of Lenin School for Pilots Chkalov.

Administrative and municipal status[edit]

Within the framework of administrative divisions, it is, together with twenty-four rural localities, incorporated as Borisoglebsky Urban Okrug—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts.[1] As a municipal division, this administrative unit also has urban okrug status.[2]


The town is host to Borisoglebsk air base.

Notable people[edit]

The famous Bolshevik revolutionary Ivan Fioletov, one of the 26 Baku Commissars, was born here.

Another Russian revolutionary named Maria Spiridonova, assassinated Police Inspector General G.N. Luzhenovsky at the Borisoglebsk railway station in January 1906.

Twin town[edit]



  1. ^ a b c d e Law #87-OZ
  2. ^ a b c Law #63-OZ
  3. ^ a b Russian Federal State Statistics Service (2011). "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1" [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года (2010 All-Russia Population Census) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved June 29, 2012. 
  4. ^ Правительство Российской Федерации. Постановление №725 от 31 августа 2011 г. «О составе территорий, образующих каждую часовую зону, и порядке исчисления времени в часовых зонах, а также о признании утратившими силу отдельных Постановлений Правительства Российской Федерации». Вступил в силу по истечении 7 дней после дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Российская Газета", №197, 6 сентября 2011 г. (Government of the Russian Federation. Resolution #725 of August 31, 2011 On the Composition of the Territories Included into Each Time Zone and on the Procedures of Timekeeping in the Time Zones, as Well as on Abrogation of Several Resolutions of the Government of the Russian Federation. Effective as of after 7 days following the day of the official publication.).
  5. ^ a b Энциклопедия Города России. Moscow: Большая Российская Энциклопедия. 2003. p. 52. ISBN 5-7107-7399-9. 
  6. ^ Russian Federal State Statistics 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 of Russia, Its Federal Districts, Federal Subjects, Districts, Urban Localities, Rural Localities—Administrative Centers, and Rural Localities with Population of Over 3,000] (XLS). Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года [All-Russia Population Census of 2002] (in Russian). 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" [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). Институт демографии Национального исследовательского университета: Высшая школа экономики [Institute of Demography at the National Research University: Higher School of Economics]. Retrieved August 9, 2014. 


  • Воронежская областная Дума. Закон №87-ОЗ от 27 октября 2006 г. «Об административно-территориальном устройстве Воронежской области и порядке его изменения», в ред. Закона №105-ОЗ от 4 августа 2014 г. «О внесении изменений в отдельные законодательные акты Воронежской области». Вступил в силу по истечении 10 дней со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Молодой коммунар", №123, 3 ноября 2006 г. (Voronezh Oblast Duma. Law #87-OZ of October 27, 2006 On the Administrative-Territorial Structure of Voronezh Oblast and on the Procedures of Changing It, as amended by the Law #105-OZ of August 4, 2014 On Amending Various Legislative Acts of Voronezh Oblast. Effective as of after 10 days from the day of the official publication.).
  • Воронежская областная Дума. Закон №63-ОЗ от 15 октября 2004 г. «Об определении границ, наделении соответствующим статусом, определении административных центров отдельных муниципальных образований Воронежской области», в ред. Закона №115-ОЗ от 4 августа 2014 г. «О внесении изменений в отдельные законодательные акты Воронежской области в связи с изменением границ некоторых муниципальных образований Воронежской области». Вступил в силу со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Коммуна", №166, 26 октября 2004 г. (Voronezh Oblast Duma. Law #63-OZ of October 15, 2004 On Establishing the Borders, Granting Appropriate Status, Establishing the Administrative Centers of Various Municipal Formations of Voronezh Oblast, as amended by the Law #115-OZ of August 4, 2014 On Amending Various Legislative Acts of Voronezh Oblast Due to the Border Changes of Several Municipal Formations in Voronezh Oblast. Effective as of the official publication date.).

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