Talitsa, Sverdlovsk Oblast

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Coordinates: 57°01′N 63°43′E / 57.017°N 63.717°E / 57.017; 63.717

Talitsa (Russian: Талица) is a town and the administrative center of Talitsky District of Sverdlovsk Oblast, Russia, located on the right bank of the Pyshma River (Ob's basin), near the YekaterinburgTyumen segment of Trans-Siberian Railway, 219 kilometers (136 mi) east of Yekaterinburg. Population: 16,225 (2010 Census);[1] 18,860 (2002 Census);[2] 19,888 (1989 Census).[3]

History[edit]

It was founded in 1732 as a settlement near a large liquor factory. The Trans-Siberian railway station was opened in 1885. The settlement was granted town status in 1942.

Economy[edit]

Food, biochemical and pharmaceutical (chlortetracycline) industries have traditionally been strong in Talitsa. Forestry occupies another large section of the town's economy. The Talitsa Forestry College hosts a large collection of plants in its arboretum downtown Talitsa. The town is also famous for its handmade carpets.

Transportation[edit]

The nearest railway station is located in the settlement of Troitsky, situated 10 kilometers (6.2 mi) north of Talitsa.

Notable people[edit]

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.