Vidnoye, Moscow Oblast

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Vidnoye (English)
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Vidnoye is located in Moscow Oblast
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Location of Vidnoye in Moscow Oblast
Coordinates: 55°33′N 37°43′E / 55.550°N 37.717°E / 55.550; 37.717Coordinates: 55°33′N 37°43′E / 55.550°N 37.717°E / 55.550; 37.717
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Administrative status (as of September 2013)
Country Russia
Federal subject Moscow Oblast[1]
Administrative district Leninsky District[1]
Town Vidnoye[1]
Administrative center of Leninsky District,[1] Town of Vidnoye[1]
Municipal status (as of October 2013)
Municipal district Leninsky Municipal District[2]
Urban settlement Vidnoye Urban Settlement[2]
Administrative center of Leninsky Municipal District,[2] Vidnoye Urban Settlement[2]
Statistics
Population (2010 Census) 56,752 inhabitants[3]
Rank in 2010 290th
Time zone MSK (UTC+04:00)[4]
Founded 1949[5]
Town status since 1965[5]
Postal code(s)[6] 142700–142705, 142708
Official website
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Vidnoye (Russian: Ви́дное) is a town and the administrative center of Leninsky District in Moscow Oblast, Russia, located 3 kilometers (1.9 mi) south of Moscow city limits. Population: 56,752 (2010 Census);[3] 52,198 (2002 Census);[7] 55,829 (1989 Census).[8]

History[edit]

Rastorguyevo summer cottage community was established in this area in 1902. The construction of the Moscow Coke and Gas Works factory started in 1937 but was interrupted by World War II, and it was only in 1949 that the settlement of Vidnoye was established for the factory workers.[5] Vidnoye was merged with Rastorguyevo and granted town status in 1965.[5]

Administrative and municipal status[edit]

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Vidnoye serves as the administrative center of Leninsky District.[1] As an administrative division, it is, together with seven rural localities, incorporated within Leninsky District as the Town of Vidnoye.[1] As a municipal division, the Town of Vidnoye is incorporated within Leninsky Municipal District as Vidnoye Urban Settlement.[2]

Economy[edit]

Main industrial enterprises in Vidnoye include the Moscow Coke and Gas Works, the Metallist factory, and the Gipsobeton company. Public transportation is represented by commuter trains to Moscow (Rastorguyevo railway station of the Pavelets Line) and eight bus lines. Several trolleybus lines were put into operation during the first decade of the 2000s.

A trolleybus in Vidnoye
Rastorguyevo railway station in Vidnoye

Media[edit]

Vidnovskiye Vesti, established in 1931, is the local newspaper. One local cable TV station (Vidnoye-TV) broadcasts in the town.

Sports[edit]

There are several sports arenas in the town: Vidnoye sports palace, Metallurg ice stadium, a motoball stadium, and a swimming pool. There are several sport clubs for teenagers.

Basketball[edit]

WBC Spartak logo

Women's Basketball Club Spartak Moscow Oblast is a women's basketball team based in Vidnoye that plays in FIBA's EuroLeague Women. It is a highly successful team in recent years, winning the 2005-2006 EuroCup Women and the 2006-2007, 2007-2008, 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 EuroLeague Women championship and the inaugural SuperCup Women.

Motoball (Motorcycle Polo)[edit]

Vidnoye is hometown of Metallurg motoball team. Three European championships took place in Vidnoye (in 1992, 1998, and 2006), in all of which team Russia was the winner.

Notable people[edit]

Association football goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev was born in Vidnoye.

Twin towns and sister cities[edit]

Vidnoye is twinned with:

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Resolution #123-PG
  2. ^ a b c d e Law #79/2005-OZ
  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. ^ a b c d Энциклопедия Города России. Moscow: Большая Российская Энциклопедия. 2003. p. 70. ISBN 5-7107-7399-9. 
  6. ^ Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (Russian)
  7. ^ 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. 
  8. ^ 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. 

Sources[edit]

  • Губернатор Московской области. Постановление №123-ПГ от 28 сентября 2010 г. «Об учётных данных административно-территориальных и территориальных единиц Московской области», в ред. Постановления №161-ПГ от 13 августа 2014 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 #161-PG of August 13, 2014 On Amending the Inventory Data of the Administrative-Territorial and Territorial Units of Moscow Oblast. ).
  • Московская областная Дума. Закон №79/2005-ОЗ от 28 февраля 2005 г. «О статусе и границе Ленинского муниципального района и вновь образованных в его составе муниципальных образований», в ред. Закона №120/2013-ОЗ от 10 октября 2013 г. «О внесении изменения в Закон Московской области "О статусе и границе Ленинского муниципального района и вновь образованных в его составе муниципальных образований"». Вступил в силу со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Ежедневные Новости. Подмосковье", №44, 12 марта 2005 г. (Moscow Oblast Duma. Law #79/2005-OZ of February 28, 2005 On the Status and the Border of Leninsky Municipal District and of the Newly Established Municipal Formations It Comprises, as amended by the Law #120/2013-OZ of October 10, 2013 On Amending the Law of Moscow Oblast "On the Status and the Border of Leninsky Municipal District and of the Newly Established Municipal Formations It Comprises". Effective as of the day of the official publication.).

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