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Tutayev (English)
Тутаев (Russian)
-  Town[1]  -
Map of Russia - Yaroslavl Oblast (2008-03).svg
Location of Yaroslavl Oblast in Russia
Tutayev is located in Yaroslavl Oblast
Location of Tutayev in Yaroslavl Oblast
Coordinates: 57°53′N 39°33′E / 57.883°N 39.550°E / 57.883; 39.550Coordinates: 57°53′N 39°33′E / 57.883°N 39.550°E / 57.883; 39.550
Administrative status (as of December 2011)
Country Russia
Federal subject Yaroslavl Oblast[1]
Administratively subordinated to town of oblast significance of Tutayev[1]
Administrative center of Tutayevsky District,[1] town of oblast significance of Tutayev[1]
Municipal status (as of December 2011)
Municipal district Tutayevsky Municipal District[2]
Urban settlement Tutayev Urban Settlement[2]
Administrative center of Tutayevsky Municipal District,[citation needed] Tutayev Urban Settlement[2]
Population (2010 Census) 41,005 inhabitants[3]
Time zone MSK (UTC+04:00)[4]
Founded 1822[citation needed]
Previous names Romanov-Borisoglebsk (until 1918)[citation needed]
Tutayev on WikiCommons
The Volga divides Tutayev into two parts
Promenade Along the Volga was painted by Boris Kustodiev in Romanov in 1907

Tutayev (Russian: Тута́ев) is a town in Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia. Population: 41,005 (2010 Census);[3] 42,644 (2002 Census);[5] 39,822 (1989 Census).[6]


Before 1918, it was called Romanov-Borisoglebsk (Рома́нов-Борисогле́бск), and before 1822, when an order of the Tsar united them, there were two separate towns: Romanov (on the right side of Volga River) and Borisoglebsk (on the left side).[citation needed] Romanov has existed since the 14th century and Borisoglebsk—since the 15th century. In the 15th century, Romanov was ruled by the khans of Nogay Horde.


The majority of the population lives on the right side of the river (the former Romanov). The areas of town nearest to the Volga's right bank have many old wooden houses and historical buildings (including the Resurrection Cathedral), but further away from the river, Soviet-era apartment buildings predominate. There is no bridge across the Volga in Tutayev, so people have to use a ferry or, alternatively, travel north to Rybinsk or south to Yaroslavl to cross.

Administrative and municipal status[edit]

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Tutayev serves as the administrative center of Tutayevsky District, even though it is not a part of it.[1] As an administrative division, it is incorporated separately as the town of oblast significance of Tutayev—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts.[1] As a municipal division, the town of oblast significance of Tutayev is incorporated within Tutayevsky Municipal District as Tutayev Urban Settlement.[2]


Tutayev is home to the Tutayev Motor Plant, which is one of the largest producers of diesel engines for automobiles and tractors in the Commonwealth of Independent States.


The following churches are located on the left side of the river: the Krestovozdvizhensky Cathedral (1658), the Kazan-Preobrazhensky Church (1758), the Savior-Archangel Church (1746–1751), the Pokrovskaya Church (1674), the Church of the "Trinity on the Country Churchyard" (1783), the Church of St. Tikhon (1911), the Blagoveschensk Church (1660), and the Leontyevskaya-Voznesenskaya Church (1795). [1]

See also[edit]

  • Romanov (sheep), a breed of sheep that takes its name from the town of Romanov



  1. ^ a b c d e f g Law #12-z
  2. ^ a b c d Law #65-z
  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. 


  • Государственная Дума Ярославской области. Закон №12-з от 7 февраля 2002 г «Об административно-территориальном устройстве Ярославской области и порядке его изменения», в ред. Закона №67-з от 21 декабря 2012 г. «О внесении изменений в отдельные законодательные акты Ярославской области и признании утратившими силу отдельных законодательных актов (положений законодательных актов) Ярославской области». Вступил в силу через шесть месяцев со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Губернские вести", №11, 15 февраля 2002 г. (State Duma of Yaroslavl Oblast. Law #12-z of February 7, 2002 On the Administrative-Territorial Structure of Yaroslavl Oblast and on the Procedures of Its Change, as amended by the Law #67-z of December 21, 2012 On Amending Various Legislative Acts of Yaroslavl Oblast and on Abrogation of Various Legislative Acts (Clauses of Legislative Acts) of Yaroslavl Oblast. Effective as of the day six months from the day of the official publication.).
  • Государственная Дума Ярославской области. Закон №65-з от 21 декабря 2004 г. «О наименованиях, границах и статусе муниципальных образований Ярославской области», в ред. Закона №59-з от 28 декабря 2011 г «Об изменении статуса рабочего посёлка Песочное Рыбинского района и о внесении изменений в отдельные законодательные акты Ярославской области». Вступил в силу через 10 дней со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Губернские вести", №70, 23 декабря 2004 г. (State Duma of Yaroslavl Oblast. Law #65-z of December 21, 2004 On the Names, Borders, and Status of the Municipal Formations of Yaroslavl Oblast, as amended by the Law #59-z of December 28, 2011 On Changing the Status of the Work Settlement of Pesochnoye of Rybinsky District and on Amending Various Legislative Acts of Yaroslavl Oblast. Effective as of after 10 days from the day of the official publication.).