Vysokogorsk

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Coordinates: 44°24′15″N 135°24′07″E / 44.40417°N 135.40194°E / 44.40417; 135.40194

Vysokogorsk (Russian: Высокого́рск, lit. high mountain) is a rural locality (a selo) in Kavalerovsky District of Primorsky Krai, Russia, located in the Sikhote-Alin Mountains, 30 kilometers (19 mi) northeast of the district's administrative center of Kavalerovo. Population: 293 (2010 Census);[1] 474 (2002 Census);[2] 888 (1989 Census).[3]

History[edit]

Vysokogorsk was granted urban-type settlement status in 1956 and demoted in status to that of a rural locality in December 2011.

Economy[edit]

Tin mining is the main means of employment of the local population.

Transportation[edit]

The nearest railway station, Varfolomeyevka, is situated in 165 kilometers (103 mi). Vysokogorsk is connected with Kavalerovo and Dalnegorsk by an auto route.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  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). Институт демографии Национального исследовательского университета: Высшая школа экономики [Institute of Demography at the National Research University: Higher School of Economics]. Retrieved August 9, 2014.