Nizhniye Sergi

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Coordinates: 56°40′N 59°18′E / 56.667°N 59.300°E / 56.667; 59.300

Coat of arms of Nizhniye Sergi

Nizhniye Sergi (Russian: Ни́жние Серги́) is a town and the administrative center of Nizhneserginsky District of Sverdlovsk Oblast, Russia, located in the Ural Mountains on the Serga River 120 kilometers (75 mi) from Yekaterinburg. Population: 10,336 (2010 Census);[1] 12,567 (2002 Census);[2] 14,938 (1989 Census).[3]

Geography[edit]

The town is situated on a rolling plain surrounded by mountains, the highest of which reaches 350 meters (1,150 ft) above sea level. The town stretches for 50 kilometers (31 mi) from south to north and for 36 kilometers (22 mi) from east to west.

International dialing code: +734396, postal code: 623090.

History[edit]

It was founded in 1743.

Economy[edit]

Nizhniye Sergi with its health resort, located on the Montayevo Lake, is a popular destination in the Ural region. The health resort is known for its mineral water that includes 37 elements. The experienced medical personnel helps to overcome different diseases from stomach to heart ache. As for entertainment, here are club, restaurant, Russian bath – house, library and skiing center in winter.

The town is also an industrial center. The economy is based on its plant that produces nails, wires, and other products of ferrous metallurgy. Most of the production output is exported to the Post-Soviet countries and now the direction of the plant is negotiating with the German company over a possible partnership, so in the nearest future the production will be exported in this country.

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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