Kulebaki

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Coordinates: 55°24′48″N 42°31′57″E / 55.4133°N 42.5325°E / 55.4133; 42.5325

Kulebaki (Russian: Кулебаки) is a town and the administrative center of Kulebaksky District of Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, Russia, located 188 kilometers (117 mi) southwest of Nizhny Novgorod. Population: 35,759 (2010 Census);[1] 39,072 (2002 Census);[2] 45,727 (1989 Census).[3]

History[edit]

The village of Kulebaki was first mentioned in 1719. Town status was granted to it in 1932.

Economy[edit]

The local metal-working plant, Ruspolymet, founded in 1866 and originally producing equipment for railway industry, is now producing components for aerospace industry as well.[4]

Military[edit]

Since 1953, a base of Anti-Aircraft Defense Forces is operated near the selo of Savasleyka some 10 kilometers (6.2 mi) west of Kulebaki.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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. ^ "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. 
  3. ^ 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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