Kalininsk, Saratov Oblast

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Kalininsk (English)
Калининск (Russian)
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Location of Saratov Oblast in Russia
Kalininsk is located in Saratov Oblast
Kalininsk
Kalininsk
Location of Kalininsk in Saratov Oblast
Coordinates: 52°30′N 44°27′E / 52.500°N 44.450°E / 52.500; 44.450Coordinates: 52°30′N 44°27′E / 52.500°N 44.450°E / 52.500; 44.450
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Coat of arms
Administrative status
Country Russia
Federal subject Saratov Oblast
Administrative district Kalininsky District[citation needed]
Administrative center of Kalininsky District[citation needed]
Municipal status
Municipal district Kalininsky Municipal District[citation needed]
Urban settlement Kalininsk Urban Settlement[citation needed]
Statistics
Population (2010 Census) 16,441 inhabitants[1]
Time zone MSK (UTC+04:00)[2]
Founded 1680[citation needed]
Town status since 1962[citation needed]
Previous names Balanda (until 1962)[citation needed]
Dialing code(s) +7 84549[citation needed]

Kalininsk (Russian: Кали́нинск) is a town and the administrative center of Kalininsky District of Saratov Oblast, Russia, located on the Balanda River (Medveditsa's tributary), 121 kilometers (75 mi) west of Saratov. Population: 16,441 (2010 Census);[1] 18,855 (2002 Census);[3] 19,347 (1989 Census).[4].

History[edit]

It was founded in 1680 as the village of Balanda (Баланда́).[citation needed] In 1962, it was granted town status and renamed Kalininsk after Mikhail Kalinin, a Bolshevik revolutionary and Soviet politician.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "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. 2011. Retrieved June 29, 2012. 
  2. ^ 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.).
  3. ^ "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]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года (All-Russia Population Census of 2002) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. May 21, 2004. Retrieved February 9, 2012. 
  4. ^ 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). Institute of Demographics of the State University—Higher School of Economics. Retrieved February 9, 2012. 

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