Mariinsky Posad

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Mariinsky Posad (English)
Мариинский Посад (Russian)
Сĕнтĕрвăрри (Chuvash)
-  Town[1]  -
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In Mariinsky Posad
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Location of the Chuvash Republic in Russia
Mariinsky Posad is located in Chuvash Republic
Mariinsky Posad
Mariinsky Posad
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Location of Mariinsky Posad in the Chuvash Republic
Coordinates: 56°06′N 47°43′E / 56.100°N 47.717°E / 56.100; 47.717Coordinates: 56°06′N 47°43′E / 56.100°N 47.717°E / 56.100; 47.717
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Coat of arms
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Administrative status (as of December 2011)
Country Russia
Federal subject Chuvash Republic[1]
Administrative district Mariinsko-Posadsky District[1]
Urban settlement Mariinsko-Posadskoye[citation needed]
Administrative center of Mariinsko-Posadsky District,[1] Mariinsko-Posadskoye Urban Settlement[citation needed]
Municipal status (as of November 2011)
Municipal district Mariinsko-Posadsky Municipal District[2]
Urban settlement Mariinsko-Posadskoye Urban Settlement[2]
Administrative center of Mariinsko-Posadsky Municipal District,[2] Mariinsko-Posadskoye Urban Settlement[2]
Statistics
Population (2010 Census) 9,088 inhabitants[3]
Time zone MSK (UTC+04:00)[4]
Founded 1620[citation needed]
Town status since 1856[citation needed]
Previous names Sundyr (until 1856)[citation needed]
Official website
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Mariinsky Posad (Russian: Марии́нский Поса́д; Chuvash: Сĕнтĕрвăрри, Sĕntĕrvărri) is a town and the administrative center of Mariinsko-Posadsky District of the Chuvash Republic, Russia, located on the right bank of the Volga River, 36 kilometers (22 mi) east of Cheboksary. Population: 9,088 (2010 Census);[3] 10,273 (2002 Census);[5] 10,443 (1989 Census).[6]

History[edit]

It started as the village of Sundyr (Сундырь), which was founded in 1620 and named after the Sundyrka River (a tributary of the Volga).[citation needed] It was renamed Mariinsky Posad after Empress consort Maria Alexandrovna in 1856 and granted town status that same year.[citation needed]

Administrative and municipal status[edit]

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Mariinsky Posad serves as the administrative center of Mariinsko-Posadsky District.[1] As an administrative division, it is incorporated within Mariinsko-Posadsky District as Mariinsko-Posadskoye Urban Settlement.[1] As a municipal division, this administrative unit also has urban settlement status and is a part of Mariinsko-Posadsky Municipal District.[2]

Economy[edit]

There are eleven processing, mechanical engineering, and construction materials factories in the town. Some of the other industries of employment in the city are a plant of cable works, a large automobile-repairing industry, a distillery, and a cooking oil-producing plant.

Nature[edit]

Beginning of spring in Mariinsky Posad

The area around the town has rich wildlife. There are several national parks and reservations nearby. The area is a popular ecotourism destination.

Education[edit]

The town has several schools.

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Law #28
  2. ^ a b c d e Law #37
  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. ^ 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. 
  6. ^ 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. 

Sources[edit]

  • Государственный Совет Чувашской Республики. Закон №28 от 19 декабря 1997 г. «Об административно-территориальном устройстве Чувашской Республики», в ред. Закона №37 от 30 июля 2013 г. «О внесении изменений в отдельные законодательные акты Чувашской Республики и признании утратившим силу Закона Чувашской Республики "О едином балансе активов и пассивов Чувашской Республики"». Вступил в силу со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Ведомости Государственного Совета ЧР", №23, 1998. (State Council of the Chuvash Republic. Law #28 of December 19, 1997 On the Administrative-Territorial Structure of the Chuvash Republic, as amended by the Law #37 of July 30, 2013 On Amending Several Legislative Acts of the Chuvash Republic and on Abrogating the Law of the Chuvash Republic "On Consolidated Balance of Assets and Liabilities of the Chuvash Republic". Effective as of the official publication date.).
  • Государственный Совет Чувашской Республики. Закон №37 от 24 ноября 2004 г. «Об установлении границ муниципальных образований Чувашской Республики и наделении их статусом городского, сельского поселения, муниципального района и городского округа», в ред. Закона №80 от 25 ноября 2011 г «О внесении изменений в Закон Чувашской Республики "Об установлении границ муниципальных образований Чувашской Республики и наделении их статусом городского, сельского поселения, муниципального района и городского округа"». Вступил в силу через 10 дней со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Республика", №49-50, 30 ноября 2004 г. (State Council of the Chuvash Republic. Law #37 of November 24, 2004 On Establishing the Borders of the Municipal Formations of the Chuvash Republic and on Granting Them Status of Urban, Rural Settlement, Municipal District, and Urban Okrug, as amended by the Law #80 of November 25, 2011 On Amending the Law of the Chuvash Republic "On Establishing the Borders of the Municipal Formations of the Chuvash Republic and on Granting Them Status of Urban, Rural Settlement, Municipal District, and Urban Okrug". Effective as of the day which is 10 days after the official publication date.).