Skolkovo, Moscow Oblast

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For other places with the same name, see Skolkovo (rural locality).

Coordinates: 55°41′16″N 37°22′07″E / 55.68778°N 37.36861°E / 55.68778; 37.36861

A roadway in Skolkovo

Skolkovo (Russian: Ско́лково, IPA: [ˈskolkəvə]) is a rural locality (a village) in Odintsovsky District of Moscow Oblast, Russia,[1] located 2 kilometers (1.2 mi) west of MKAD near the Setun River. Population: 325 (2005 est.).[citation needed]

The village has been known since the 16th century.[citation needed] In 1862, the population of the village lived in 23 homesteads comprising 226 people (104 male and 112 female).[2]

In March 2010, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev announced plans to create Skolkovo innovation center—a modern technology complex to encourage scientific research and development. The construction of the center is expected to start in the vicinity of Skolkovo in 2011. Currently, another major project is realized near Skolkovo - the construction of the campus of Skolkovo Moscow School of Management.

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  1. ^ Губернатор Московской области. Постановление №123-ПГ от 28 сентября 2010 г. «Об учётных данных административно-территориальных и территориальных единиц Московской области», в ред. Постановления №206-ПГ от 9 сентября 2013 г. «О внесении изменения в учётные данные административно-территориальных и территориальных единиц Московской области». Опубликован: "Информационный вестник Правительства МО", №10, 30 октября 2010 г. (Governor of Moscow Oblast. Resolution #123-PG of September 28, 2010 On the Inventory Data of the Administrative-Territorial and Territorial Units of Moscow Oblast, as amended by the Resolution #206-PG of September 9, 2013 On Amending the Inventory Data of the Administrative-Territorial and Territorial Units of Moscow Oblast. ).
  2. ^ Центральный статистический комитетъ Министерства внутреннихъ дѣлъ. "Списки населённых мѣстъ Россiйской Имперiи. XXIV Московская губернiя". Санктпетербургъ, 1862. Стр. 23.

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