Desnogorsk

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Desnogorsk

Десногорск
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Location of Desnogorsk
Desnogorsk is located in Russia
Desnogorsk
Desnogorsk
Location of Desnogorsk
Desnogorsk is located in Smolensk Oblast
Desnogorsk
Desnogorsk
Desnogorsk (Smolensk Oblast)
Coordinates: 54°09′N 33°17′E / 54.150°N 33.283°E / 54.150; 33.283Coordinates: 54°09′N 33°17′E / 54.150°N 33.283°E / 54.150; 33.283
CountryRussia
Federal subjectSmolensk Oblast[1]
urban-type settlement1974[2]
Town status since1989[2]
Government
 • LeaderMikhail Khobotov
Elevation
200 m (700 ft)
Population
 • Total29,677
 • Estimate 
(2018)[4]
27,771 (-6.4%)
 • Subordinated toDesnogorsk Urban Okrug[1]
 • Capital ofDesnogorsk Urban Okrug[1]
 • Urban okrugDesnogorsk Urban Okrug[5]
 • Capital ofDesnogorsk Urban Okrug[5]
Time zoneUTC+3 (MSK Edit this on Wikidata[6])
Postal code(s)[7]
216400, 216401Edit this on Wikidata
OKTMO ID66710000001
Websiteadmin-smolensk.ru/~desnogorsk/

Desnogorsk (Russian: Десного́рск) is a town in Smolensk Oblast, Russia, located on the right bank of the Desna River 153 kilometers (95 mi) southeast of Smolensk. Population: 29,677 (2010 Census);[3] 32,070 (2002 Census);[8] 32,302 (1989 Census).[9] Desnogorsk is located on the banks of the Desna River and is surrounded by Roslavlsky District.

History[edit]

It was founded as a settlement around the Smolensk Nuclear Power Plant in 1974 (construction started in 1972).[2] It belonged to Roslavlsky District. It was granted town status in 1989 and simultaneously declared to be the town of oblast significance.[2]

Administrative and municipal status[edit]

Within the framework of administrative divisions, it is, together with one rural locality, incorporated as Desnogorsk Urban Okrug—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts.[1] As a municipal division, this administrative unit also has urban okrug status.[5]

Economy[edit]

Industry[edit]

Smolensk Nuclear Power Plant is the main enterprise in Desnogorsk.

Transportation[edit]

The Russian route A130, formerly A101, connecting Moscow with the border of Belarus and continuing to Babruysk, passes close to Desnogorsk. There is also a connection to the road between Roslavl and Yelnya which continues further via Dorogobuzh and Safonovo to the M1 highway.

There is a railroad in Desnogorsk but no passenger traffic. The closest railway station with passenger traffic is Roslavl I.

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Resolution #261
  2. ^ a b c d Общая информация о городе - История (in Russian). Desnogorsk City Administration. Retrieved January 26, 2018.
  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.
  4. ^ "26. Численность постоянного населения Российской Федерации по муниципальным образованиям на 1 января 2018 года". Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  5. ^ a b c Law #118-z
  6. ^ "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). June 3, 2011. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
  7. ^ Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (in Russian)
  8. ^ 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).
  9. ^ "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]. 1989 – via Demoscope Weekly.

Sources[edit]

  • Администрация Смоленской области. Постановление №261 от 30 апреля 2008 г. «Об утверждении реестра административно-территориальных единиц и территориальных единиц Смоленской области», в ред. Постановления №464 от 27 июня 2014 г. «О внесении изменений в реестр административно-территориальных единиц и территориальных единиц Смоленской области». Опубликован: База данных "Консультант-плюс". (Administration of Smolensk Oblast. Resolution #261 of April 30, 2008 On the Adoption of the Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Units and Territorial Units of Smolensk Oblast, as amended by the Resolution #464 of June 27, 2014 On Amending the Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Units and Territorial Units of Smolensk Oblast. ).
  • Смоленская областная Дума. Закон №118-з от 30 ноября 2011 г. «Об утверждении границ муниципального образования "город Десногорск" Смоленской области». Вступил в силу через десять дней после дня официального опубликования. (Smolensk Oblast Duma. Law #118-z of November 30, 2011 On Establishing the Borders of the Municipal Formation of the "Town of Desnogorsk" of Smolensk Oblast. Effective as of after ten days after the official publication date.).

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