Davydovo, Orekhovo-Zuyevsky District, Moscow Oblast

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Coordinates: 55°36.53′N 38°51.32′E / 55.60883°N 38.85533°E / 55.60883; 38.85533

Old Believers' chapel near the Davydovo cemetery
Traditional Paschal Crucession by Russian Orthodox Old-Rite Church in Davydovo (May 2, 2008)

Davydovo (Russian: Давы́дово) is a rural locality (a village) in Orekhovo-Zuyevsky District of Moscow Oblast, Russia, located 78 kilometers (48 mi) southeast of Moscow and 30 kilometers (19 mi) south of Orekhovo-Zuyevo. Municipally, the village is the administrative center of Davydovskoye Rural Settlement. Population: 10,918 (2010 Census);[1] 10,694 (2002 Census).[2] Postal code: 142641.

Davydovo was first mentioned in 1631.

The village of Davydovo is located in the historical area of Zakhod, which is considered by the majority of historians as a part of a larger Guslitsa area.[3] The overwhelming majority of the population of village were Old Believers. An Old Believers' (Russian Orthodox Old-Rite Church) Feast of the Cross church is located in Davydovo.

The most prominent industrial facility in Davydovo is a Michelin tire factory.

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  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. ^ Михайлов С.С. "Из истории связей Егорьевского уезда Рязанской губернии и Гуслиц". Вестник Российского Фольклорного Союза. №3 (14). 2005. Стр. 12-17.

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