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Flag of Klintsy
Coat of arms of Klintsy
Location of Klintsy
Klintsy is located in Russia
Location of Klintsy
Klintsy is located in Bryansk Oblast
Klintsy (Bryansk Oblast)
Coordinates: 52°45′N 32°14′E / 52.750°N 32.233°E / 52.750; 32.233Coordinates: 52°45′N 32°14′E / 52.750°N 32.233°E / 52.750; 32.233
Federal subjectBryansk Oblast[2]
Founded1707Edit this on Wikidata
 • Total63.2 km2 (24.4 sq mi)
160 m (520 ft)
 • Total62,510
 • Estimate 
62,936 (+0.7%)
 • Rank256th in 2010
 • Density990/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
 • Subordinated toKlintsovsky Urban Administrative Okrug (town of oblast significance)[2]
 • Capital ofKlintsovsky Urban Administrative Okrug[2], Klintsovsky District[1]
 • Urban okrugKlintsy Urban Okrug[5]
 • Capital ofKlintsy Urban Okrug[5], Klintsovsky Municipal District[5]
Time zoneUTC+3 (MSK Edit this on Wikidata[6])
Postal code(s)[7]
243140–243146Edit this on Wikidata
OKTMO ID15715000001

Klintsy (Russian: Клинцы́) is a town in Bryansk Oblast, Russia, located on the Turosna River, 164 kilometers (102 miles) southwest of Bryansk. Population: 62,510 (2010 Census);[3] 67,325 (2002 Census);[8] 71,161 (1989 Census);[9] 60,000 (1972).

Administrative and municipal status[edit]

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Klintsy serves as the administrative center of Klintsovsky District,[1] even though it is not a part of it.[2] As an administrative division, it is, together with two rural localities, incorporated separately as Klintsovsky Urban Administrative Okrug—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts.[1] As a municipal division, Klintsovsky Urban Administrative Okrug is incorporated as Klintsy Urban Okrug.[2]


Klintsy Sloboda was founded in 1707 by peasants-Old Believers, and is named after the last names of the first settlers (Klinets) in the plural.

In 1782 Klincy are planted in a part of Surazh district. At the same time there are several offers printing, publish predominantly Old Believers liturgical books. The development of the printing industry contributed to higher literacy Klintsov population.

In 1782–1796 was Klintsy part of the Novgorod-Seversky governorship, and in 1796–1802 part of the Little Russia province. On February 27, 1802 posad Klintsy became part of Chernigov province, Surazh district.

Since the 1830s developed in the town textile industry which gradually became the most important industry of the city. By the end of the 19th century there was concentrated more than 90% of the textile industry of Chernigov. The city called "Manchester of Chernigov province".

In 1918 in accordance with Treaty of Brest-Litovsk the city was a part of the Ukrainian People's Republic, Chernigov province, Surazh district. On July 11, 1919, as part of the Gomel province of the RSFSR, Surazh district. Since 1921 Klintsy became a district center in a part of the Gomel Voblast.

On 19 October 1937 the city of Klintsy became part of Oryol Oblast, and since July 5, 1944 is part of the Bryansk Oblast.

During World War II the city was occupied by German troops August 20, 1941 to September 25, 1943.

The city was moderately affected by fallout from the Chernobyl accident in 1986.


A famous native of Klintsy is Evgeny Belyaev (1926–1994) of the Alexandrov Ensemble. A children's music school in Klintsy is named after him, and a bust of him has been placed in the town.[10]

Temple in Klintsy

Twin towns and sister cities[edit]

Klintsy is twinned with:


A monument to the founders of Klintsy


  1. ^ a b c d Law #13-Z
  2. ^ a b c d e Law #69-Z
  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 #3-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.
  10. ^ Translated Bryansk Guide Apr.2007: Plans for bust of Belyaev


  • Брянская областная Дума. Закон №13-З от 5 июня 1997 г. «Об административно-территориальном устройстве Брянской области», в ред. Закона №4-З от 5 февраля 2014 г. «О внесении изменений в отдельные законодательные акты Брянской области». Опубликован: "Брянский рабочий", №119, 24 июня 1997 г. (Bryansk Oblast Duma. Law #13-Z of June 5, 1997 On the Administrative-Territorial Structure of Bryansk Oblast, as amended by the Law #4-Z of February 5, 2014 On Amending Various Legislative Acts of Bryansk Oblast. ).
  • Брянская областная Дума. Закон №69-З от 2 ноября 2012 г. «Об образовании городских административных округов, поселковых административных округов, сельских административных округов, установлении границ, наименований и административных центров административных округов в Брянской области». Вступил в силу 1 января 2013 г. Опубликован: Информационный бюллетень "Официальная Брянщина", №16, 6 ноября 2012 г.. (Bryansk Oblast Duma. Law #69-Z of November 2, 2002 On the Establishment of Urban Administrative Okrugs, Settlement Administrative Okrugs, Rural Administrative Okrugs, on Establishing Borders, Names, and Administrative Centers of the Administrative Okrugs of Bryansk Oblast. Effective as of January 1, 2013.).
  • Брянская областная Дума. Закон №3-З от 9 марта 2005 г. «О наделении муниципальных образований статусом статусом городского округа, муниципального района, городского поселения, сельского поселения и установлении границ муниципальных образований в Брянской области», в ред. Закона №75-З от 28 сентября 2015 г. «Об изменении статуса населённого пункта посёлок Красный Ятвиж Клетнянского района Брянской области». Вступил в силу через 10 дней после официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Брянская неделя", №13, 8 апреля 2005 г. (Bryansk Oblast Duma. Law #3-Z of March 9, 2005 On Granting the Municipal Formations the Status of Urban Okrug, Municipal District, Urban Settlement, Rural Settlement and on Establishing the Borders of the Municipal Formations of Bryansk Oblast, as amended by the Law #75-Z of September 28, 2015 On Changing the Status of the Inhabited Locality the Settlement of Krasny Yatvizh in Kletnyansky District of Bryansk Oblast. Effective as of the day which is 10 days after the official publication.).

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