List of company towns

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This is a list of company towns.


See the category Company towns for an unannotated list of articles.

Europe[edit]

Belgium[edit]

Denmark[edit]

France[edit]

Ireland[edit]

  • Rochfortbridge (County Westmeath), built by public company OPW in the 1840s as part of famine relief on the site of an original village and rebuilt 110 years later by Bord na Móna during the 1950s for its employees, the more modern phase being designed by architect Frank Gibney.

Germany[edit]

Italy[edit]

Transnistria (Moldova)[edit]

Netherlands[edit]

Norway[edit]

Czech Republic[edit]

Russia[edit]

Kstovo's Peace Square and the WWII monument, sponsored by its city's company LUKOIL.

Non-ferrous metal industry (the plants there are mostly owned by Norilsk Nickel):

Iron mining:

Non-metal mineral extraction and processing:

Oil and gas:

Petrochemical industry:

Russian writers and politicians commonly use the expression "градообразующее предприятие" (gradoobrazuyushcheye predpriyatiye, literally 'the enterprise that has created the town') to refer to the industrial facility - these days often part of a larger company such as LUKOIL or Norilsk Nickel - that is the city's main employer and the main source of funding for the city's budget.

United Kingdom[edit]

Main article: Model village

North America[edit]

Canada[edit]

Dominican Republic[edit]

  • La Romana, primarily owned by the Central Romana Corporation (part of the Fanjul sugar and real estate empire).

Mexico[edit]

United States[edit]

See List of company towns in the United States

Asia[edit]

Japan[edit]

Hokkaido
Tohoku district
Kanto district
Chubu district
Kinki district
Chugoku district
Shikoku district
Kyushu district

India[edit]

Indonesia[edit]

Malaysia[edit]

Pakistan[edit]

  • Batapur, a residence area for labour workers in the Bata shoe factory.
  • Steel Town, a residential area for employees of Pakistan Steel Mills.

Australia[edit]

Middle East[edit]

  • Ahmadi, home of Kuwait Oil Company (KOC).
  • Awali, home of the Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO).

References[edit]

  • Buildings of Ireland [1]