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Novokuybyshevsk (English)
Новокуйбышевск (Russian)
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Map of Russia - Samara Oblast (2008-03).svg
Location of Samara Oblast in Russia
Novokuybyshevsk is located in Samara Oblast
Location of Novokuybyshevsk in Samara Oblast
Coordinates: 53°06′N 49°56′E / 53.100°N 49.933°E / 53.100; 49.933Coordinates: 53°06′N 49°56′E / 53.100°N 49.933°E / 53.100; 49.933
Administrative status (as of December 2011)
Country Russia
Federal subject Samara Oblast[1]
Administratively subordinated to city of oblast significance of Novokuybyshevsk[1]
Administrative center of city of oblast significance of Novokuybyshevsk[1]
Municipal status (as of December 2004)
Urban okrug Novokuybyshevsk Urban Okrug[2]
Administrative center of Novokuybyshevsk Urban Okrug[2]
Population (2010 Census) 108,438 inhabitants[3]
Rank in 2010 150th
Time zone MSK (UTC+04:00)[4]
Founded 1946[citation needed]
City status since February 22, 1952[citation needed]
Previous names Novo-Kuybyshev (until February 22, 1952)[citation needed]
Novokuybyshevsk on WikiCommons

Novokuybyshevsk (Russian: Новоку́йбышевск) is a city in Samara Oblast, Russia, located on the western bank of the Volga River, 6 kilometers (3.7 mi) away from it. Population: 108,438 (2010 Census);[3] 112,973 (2002 Census);[5] 112,987 (1989 Census).[6]


During the Russian Civil War, the area where the city now stands was a place of ferocious battles with the White Czechs.

In 1946, shortly after World War II, the Soviets constructed an oil refinery in Novokuybyshevsk, which resulted in the establishment of a large village of approximately 14,000 people.[citation needed] The location soon turned out to be so advantageous that the government decided to develop the village into a major industrial center. In September 1951, the first working refineries started operating, on February 22, 1952, following the decision of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR, Novo-Kuybyshev was granted town status and renamed Novokuybyshevsk.[citation needed]

Administrative and municipal status[edit]

Within the framework of administrative divisions, it is, together with seven rural localities, incorporated as the city of oblast significance of Novokuybyshevsk—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts.[1] As a municipal division, the city of oblast significance of Novokuybyshevsk is incorporated as Novokuybyshevsk Urban Okrug.[2]


In the city the petrochemical, presented three refineries Rosneft company, as well as plants such as Petrochemicals, Samaraorgsintez, Novokuibyishevsk Refinery.



  1. ^ a b c d Charter of Samara Oblast
  2. ^ a b c Law #189-GD
  3. ^ a b "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. 
  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. ^ "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. 
  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). Institute of Demographics of the State University—Higher School of Economics. Retrieved February 9, 2012. 


  • Самарская Губернская Дума. №179-ГД 18 декабря 2006 г. «Устав Самарской области», в ред. Закона №80-ГД от 10 октября 2012 г. «О внесении изменения в статью 67 Устава Самарской области». Вступил в силу 1 января 2007 г. Опубликован: "Волжская коммуна", №237 (25790), 20 декабря 2006 г. (Samara Governorate Duma. #179-GD December 18, 2006 Charter of Samara Oblast, as amended by the Law #80-GD of October 10, 2012 On Amending Article 67 of the Charter of Samara Oblast. Effective as of January 1, 2007.).
  • Самарская Губернская Дума. Закон №189-ГД от 28 декабря 2004 г. «О наделении статусом городского округа и муниципального района муниципальных образований в Самарской области». Вступил в силу по истечении десяти дней со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Волжская коммуна", №247, 31 декабря 2004 г. (Samara Governorate Duma. Law #189-GD of December 28, 2004 On Granting the Status of Urban Okrug and Municipal District to the Municipal Formations in Samara Oblast. Effective as of after ten days from the day of the official publication.).