Kez

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Coordinates: 57°53′36″N 53°42′39″E / 57.89333°N 53.71083°E / 57.89333; 53.71083

Kez (Russian: Кез) is a rural locality (a settlement) and the administrative center of Kezsky District of the Udmurt Republic, Russia, located 169 kilometers (105 mi) northeast of Izhevsk. Population: 11,080 (2010 Census);[1] 10,913 (2002 Census);[2] 10,030 (1989 Census).[3]

History[edit]

It was founded in 1895 due to the construction of a railway. It served as the administrative center of the district since 1929. It was granted urban-type settlement status in 1942, but was demoted back to a rural locality in 2008.

Economy[edit]

There are several light and food industry companies; among them a cheese factory ("Kezsky syrzavod").

The settlement serves as a railway station on the KirovPerm line.

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.