Krasnovishersk

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Krasnovishersk (English)
Красновишерск (Russian)
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Overview of the town
Map of Russia - Perm Krai (2008-03).svg
Location of Perm Krai in Russia
Krasnovishersk is located in Perm Krai
Krasnovishersk
Krasnovishersk
Location of Krasnovishersk in Perm Krai
Coordinates: 60°24′N 57°04′E / 60.400°N 57.067°E / 60.400; 57.067Coordinates: 60°24′N 57°04′E / 60.400°N 57.067°E / 60.400; 57.067
Administrative status
Country Russia
Federal subject Perm Krai
Administrative district Krasnovishersky District[citation needed]
Administrative center of Krasnovishersky District[citation needed]
Statistics
Population (2010 Census) 16,099 inhabitants[1]
Time zone YEKT (UTC+06:00)[2]
Vizhaikha 1894[citation needed]
Town status since 1942[citation needed]
Postal code(s)[3] 618592
Dialing code(s) +7 34243[citation needed]
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Krasnovishersk (Russian: Краснови́шерск) is a town and the administrative center of Krasnovishersky District of Perm Krai, Russia, located on the western slopes of the Northern Urals, 315 kilometers (196 mi) north of Perm. Population: 16,099 (2010 Census).[1]

History[edit]

The town grew out of the settlement of Vizhaikha (Вижаиха). Since 1926, the town served as the 4th branch of the Solovki prison camp, and since 1929—as the independent management of the Vishera camps. In 1930, a paper mill was built in Krasnovishersk.

Krasnovishersk was granted town status in 1942.[citation needed]

A memorial to Varlam Shalamov was erected in Krasnovishersk in June 2007 on the site of his first labor camp.

Geography[edit]

The Vishera River flows through the town.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnically, 88.4% of the town's population are Russians, 0.5% are Ukrainians, 0.3% are Tatars, and 0.3% are Belarusians.

Historical population of Krasnovishersk
Year 1959 1970 1979 1989 2002 2010
Population 15,200[citation needed] 14,900[citation needed] 15,900[citation needed] 18,652[4] 18,260[5] 16,098[1]

Economy[edit]

Timber and woodworking industry, ferrous metallurgy. Until 2006 main company of town was paper mill "Visherabumprom" which is currently being declared bankrupt and closed.

Uralalmaz mine produces high-quality diamond mining in deposits near Krasnovishersk.

Transportation[edit]

There are no direct railway link with town; the nearest station is in Solikamsk. The town is served by the Krasnovishersk Airport, which is currently inactive.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 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. 
  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. ^ Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (Russian)
  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). Институт демографии Национального исследовательского университета: Высшая школа экономики [Institute of Demography at the National Research University: Higher School of Economics]. Retrieved August 9, 2014. 
  5. ^ 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.