Vostok, Primorsky Krai

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Coordinates: 46°26′37″N 135°49′21″E / 46.44361°N 135.82250°E / 46.44361; 135.82250

Mountain ski resort in Vostok

Vostok (Russian: Восто́к, lit. east) is an urban locality (an urban-type settlement) in Krasnoarmeysky District of Primorsky Krai, Russia, located 123 kilometers (76 mi) east from Novopokrovka. Population: 4,103 (2010 Census);[1] 3,536 (2002 Census);[2] 6,106 (1989 Census).[3]

History[edit]

It is one of the most isolated settlements of the krai. It was granted urban-type settlement status in 1980.

Economy[edit]

Primorsky Ore Mining and Processing Enterprise (Приморский горно-обогатительный комбинат) is the main industrial facility and also the main employer in Vostok. Its specialization is the production of tungsten.

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.